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1,000 PAIRS OF SHOES,
At Three Prices.
LADIEV 1.85. 2. $2.50 and 3 MIOK3. QQ
LADIES' $3.50. $3.85. $1 and $4.65 1(1'
SHOES. FOR MJJ
CHILDREN'S $1.50, $1.75 and $2 SHOES. Q&C
S07 Twentieth Street Open Wednesday and Saturday Evening.
That is always thankfully
ami gratefully received, is
a box of KRKIJ. & MATH'S
CI IOICK CONFECTIONS. 1 le
is always "too lovely," who
comes with a box of our de
licious Chocolates or Bon-Bons To
Sweetheart, Friend or
Small gifts always bring
their reward in popularity,
and a box of our candies
doesn't cost much to win it.
KRELL & MATH,
Phone 1158. 1718-1718 Second Ave.
Let us have your orders
for brick ice cream. We will
please you and make jour
party or dinner a success.
DOES HE SMOKE?
Of course be dot i. and In the elec
tion of Holiday presents fur Ken
Ctlemen nothing more acceptable
can be procured than something in
the smokers' line, and no belter
place to find it than ut
THE PALACE CIGAR
rteautlful assortment of holiday
boxes of eitrars raneiu; In price
from 50o to ill) per box. Pipes from
ye olden corn cob to the elegant
meerschaum, including the most ex
tensive assortment of briars ever
shown in tlieie parts. Ciirar case.
clt:--retle ciise. cit?r holdere. citcar
ette holders, tobacco jars, and in fact
most every thing dear to the heart
of tbe smoker can be had at popu
lar prices at the
1706 Second Avenue.
. Aint She a Jewel?
It you want a watch or a wedding
ring, silverware or novelty.you will find
a complete assortment at IMckman &
Co k. We carry a full line, and price
to suit all class of trade, hUrh priced
and low priced, and all goods worth
every cent of money represented- We
sell to everybody, as we want all our
townspeople for our customers. Try
F. J. DICKMAN CO.
1704 Second Avenue.
Stork of the Connty.
Thomas Campbell, crop correspon
dent for Rock Island county, has
maile his annual report to the sec
retary of agriculture of the num
bers and values of farm animals.
The total numler of horses com
pared with that of January. 1899,
is ostiniated at 90 percent: the aver
age price tier head, under 1 year old,
$J.0; between 1 and '-! years, "$:15: be
tween 2 and " years. $4". and over 3
years, $75. Tie total number of ciws
in the county as compared with -fm-uary
of a year ago is estimated at 100
per cent, and the average price per
head is The total number of
oxen and other cattle as compared
with January of a year ago is luO per
cent. The average price per head
under 1 year old. $12; between 1 and
2, $20; between 2 and 3, $32, and over
3, $15. The total number of hos
compared with January, 1H99, is a p.
proximately 80 per cent; the average
price er head under 1 year, $5; over
1 year, $9. "
Chapped hands, cracked lips and
roughness of the skin cured quickly
by Ranner Salve, the most healing
ointment in the world. All druggists.
ltanhnit's Petition for Dlnc-liarce.
IN Till" IdSTRK-Troi'RTOK TIlKtSIT
ed St:il-s for Northern lisir."l of Illinois
In tbe matter of J. I) Sperry, laLl:mpi. In
To the IfonoraMe 'tirti:in C. KohUll t, Jiidtf
of inn Uist n-t Court of ibi- fluted i-tiaies
for the southern District of Illinois:
.1. D. Sperry. of Ifock Island. In the County of
Hool: Itl.tnd.'und ftate of Illinois, in s:ii 1 ilia
triL. 1-f sp'f"f I'dly leprsents tout on the ITtb
l.iy of June, lust pat. he m a-, duly utljuilirrd
lariUn.p- under I ti. aft 4 of t'nfcres relating
to liuiiUruptey; that bebm duly surreoilered
nil his property at 11 ritflds of property, and has
fully e.mplied wt'h all tbe requirements of
aid act ami of the orders of tbe court touch
iotl las liaim rilptey
Wbereiore lie prays that he may be decreed
r v tbe court to have a lull uitcbaice f r m all
dtus prov:il'le au'ainst bis estate under Md
hiicl'.n.p. uets. except miIi debts as are ex
ceptrd hv lw Irum -u-b dlsbarK".
Uated iLLsi'th day of Kecemlier. A. P. 1HSW.
J . U. SPFRKY.
ohper or ntk e thkkkon.
N'OHTIiFRN HISTRICT OK ILLINOIS, s.
On this -Jiul d.iv of Jauuarv. A. !. Iki.
on reading tbe ire,riln;r petition. :i is
ortlered ly Ibe oourt 1 lint hea-ltis- lie had
upon (h-&aroeon tbe 1Mb iljy of Jar unry. A .
D. !". lieforefi.il eourt. at Clrcisi). in said
district. Mt lo oVlijck in tbe forenoon: and that
notiee thereof be putilislied in Tin: Au.l"i. a
n-wspaper puM;lieJ in said d'stiict. end tbut
all known creditors and otber persons in Inter
est may appear at t tis said time aotl plae
and bbow cause, if any thev bnve. why
the prayer of said etliiocer should not be
Ai.il 11 is further ordered by the eiurt. 1b.1t
the elerk sua.'l semi Kv ma I to all known cred
itors copies of said petinou and this order ad
dressed to tbem at their place? of re.-ideu.e as
W itness the llonoralile Christian C. Kolilsaat.
.IidKc of tbe said court, and
F.A!. if 1 tee seal thereof, ut IVoria.
t TUB iiuht. 1 111 said district, on tbe 2nd
day of Januarv. l'.o.
T. C. MalAULLAN
LOOK AT OUR COAL
and you will not want to look ary
where else for that article. We have
all grades of hard and soft coal, which
we sell in any quantity and deliver at
lowest prices. You cannot do better,
when preparing lor the. long, cold
winter, than to give us a trial. We
Rock Island Fuel Co.
Ofliee Twenty-Third street and Third
avenue. Phone 1197.
AN AFTER DINNER CIGAR
is a blessing to mankind. IJot men's
taste vary, some like a strong cigar,
some a mild one, others like a pip.
There is no variation of the smoker's
taste that we cannot gratify. If he
wants a dry cigar we can give him
one. Our "regular stock is kept moist
and fresh. We have no inclinations
of our own our business is to satisfy
our customers. 1
Bahnsen's Drug Store.
Corner 4th Avenue and 20th street.
p yyg- A Vt. .- -
HEW POWER WHEELS,
Several of Them Have Arrived'
at Rock Island Ar
senal. THEY AEE GEEAT PE0DUCEES.
WiU Inangnrate a New Kra or Electrical
Transmission and Manufacture of Small
Avma Matters Pertainlnr to Proposed
Armory Making Host Etnonraglng Pro
gress. The following is from the Davenport
"Some idea of the consequence of
the government water power to the
future of Rock Island arsenal and to
the future of ail this locality, may le,
gathered from a glance ai the lour j
new Samson I.iselle turbines that
have recently been received at that
past for installation in the govern
ment data there at an early date.
The oh! wheels, of which there are
eight now in use, do generate some
power. With the old head of water,
as it was before the Davis company
ma-le the up-river extension of the
wing dam, they turned about thirty
live horse power each onto the shaft.
The raising of the head of water some
thing more than three feet with that
wing dam has increased their eflicieii
cy. of course, but they are still very
low in potency compared with these
new wheels. They are expected to
p'ace 140 horse power each on the
shaft. Tney are on the ground, but
ic is not possible to do anything to
ward selling them in place until
working weather comes. When that
weather does come, they will lie put
in position, and then tne shops will
get out of those four new wheels, with
the same gte openings, twice the
power it has been irettinrr out of the
eight old ones, and will have power in
plenty, unless there is a great increase
of the amount of work.
For the Kltle Factory.
"The four new turbines that are
now on the ground are not all there
are to be f them. Eight more are
coming in due time. They will be of
the same high order of clliciency. The
four that have been received are for
the operation of the s-hops as thej
stand, in conjunction with their eight
old wheels, which will be retained lor
a lime yet. at least. But the eight
new ones just mentioned are to fur
nish electric power current for the
new small arms plant that is to lie.
That plant is some distance ahead,
but not so very far. These eight
wheelr, which will unitedly yielil a to
tal potential of over l.lOO horsepower,
arc intended for the operation of tbe
small arms factory. That sounds en
couraging. A shop that takes 1,100
horsepower is not a small one.
: "'The small arms plant has not de
veloped yet, in any degree, as far as
tbe unaided eye can perceive on a visit
to the post. But matters in that rela
tion are coming on. Maj. Blum's
sketch plan has been returned to him
with the approval of (Jen. Bullington.
chief of ordnance. Maj. Blunt, furth
ermore, is buying line tdiafting. and
other things needful in that connec
tion, and making other preparations
for the carrying out of those plans.
In the course of a few months more
there will be a chance to report sub
stantial and visible progress in this
matter. In tbe meantime-it is in an en
couraging slate. If this session of
congress grants tbe half million that
is needed for the establishment of a
small arms factory equal to that of the
Springtield armory, and this is likely
t j be the ctse. it will not be long till
things overon the island will beon the
jump by way of getting the new fac
tory in trim for work.
"The arsenal power plant has been
imperfect for years, when viewed
from the standpoint of a fairlv-down-to-date
plant of that kind. Tbe wire
rope transmission of the power from
the dam to the shop, for one thing,
has been costly, annoying and other
wise a mere makeshift for want of a
"In connection with the installa
tion of four new turbines that shall
place 560 horse power on the shaft at
the dam is to come another new thing
that has long been needed. The
money is on naud fcr it, and so are
the plans. That thing is electrical
power instead of purely mechanical
power. The old rope and the un
sightly though somewhat picturesque
towers that carry them will soon be
things of the past. Two big gener
ators are to lie set on the clam, and
the whole force of the main shaft is
to be thrown upon them. From tbem
lines of good conductivity will lead to
tbe shops, wherever power is wanted,
and in the thops motors .will
transform that current into power
again. There will be a. considerable
number of these motors. They will
be of various sizes, depending on the
amount of work to be done by them,
and will La so placed so as to realize
power where it is wanted, with the
expenditure of the smallest amount in
tbe running of cumbersome shafting.
The details of this installation have not
been ligared out yet, but it is coming.
It is a good thing. It will place Rock
Island arsenal far to the front in the
matter of its operative plant, and it
will make of tbe United States post
hexe a practical demonstration of the
great value cf toe water power in this
locality. Nothing need be done in the
way ol costly outlay toward develop
ing" water power at ihe tri-cities. They
have that work all done. Thousands
of torse power are here, ready to turn
upon the shafting as soon as the ma
chinery for the generation of the
electric current can oe set; tnousanasj
of horse power above the present needs
of the locality, including tbe national
work shops here."
NEW HALL IS DEDICATED.
Ron. William Jtrtton Delivers Address at
Port ftjroa Masonic Ceremonies.
A number of Rock Island people at
tended tbe dedication of the new Ma
sonic ball at Port Byron last night.
The exercises were "largely attended
and consisted of speech making and
music, followed by a banquet.
The principal address was delivered
by Hon. William Jackson, of this city.
TOOK OUT HER STOMACH.
Physician Performed m Wonderful
Snratlcal Feat on His Wife.
A most marvelous surgical operation
was performed recently by Dr. N.
Stone Scott of Cleveland. The patient
was bis wife. For several years Mrs.
Scott had suffered with acute stomach
trouble. The doctor became alarmed
at her condition aud. after a consulta
tion with other physicians, decided
that only by au operation could her
life be saved, says the Chicago Inter
Ocean. He took ber to the Cleveland
(General hospital, where the operation
When the stomach was removed, it
was discovered that the opening from
It to the Intestines was nearly closed
up. This necessitated making a new
opening. An incision was made in the
bottom of the stomach, and the small
Intestine was caught up and connected
with the new opening. The stomach
was then replaced and Mrs. Stone's
chest sewed up again. Her recovery
was rapid, and Dr. Stone says that she
is now entirely cured, her digestion be
ing as good as before she suffered the
Stomach trouble. Local physicians re
gard the operation as a most remarka
ble one and admire Dr. Stone's cour
age in performing it upon bis oWu
About Crape Knts.
Dr. J. II. llanaford. one of the old
est physicians in Reading. Mass., says
in the "Practical Age: "I lirmly believe
that Mr. Post has rendered a greater
service to humanity than any other
man living, in the matter of tood.
"lie claims, with propriety, I think,
that his new food, tJrape-Nuts. made
from the most nourishing elements of
the grains, contains nourishment in
one pound equal to ten of meat, wheat,
oats or bread.
"From the acquaintance that I have
had with this unusually nutritious
article, I am satibtied the statement is
truthful and demonstratable. I am In
clined to believe the food will effect
considerable of a revolution in soci
etv, to the extent that it is intro
duced." This was written by Dr. llanaford
several months ago. The rapid spread
of the use of (Jrape-Nuts all over the
country has demonstrated that the
dector's prophecy has already come
true, to an extent, at least. Perhaps
never before in the history of food
manufacture has such rapid progress
been made as with Grape-Nuts. It
especially appeals to brain workers.
All first-class grocers furnish Grape
Nuts, and the Postum Cereal com
pany.' limited, Battle Creek, Mich., are
Doing Penance For Sins.
In former times persons guilty of
grievous and notorious offenses were
required to make open confession and,
further, to uinke satisfaction for the
scandal givcu by their bad example by
doing penance publicly In a white sheet
in their parish church. The sheetwas
used to show clearly to every oue
which was the offender.
The last time that public penance
was done iu an Knglish church was
on Sunday evening. July SO. 12. when
a man named Ilartree, in the church of
All Saints, East Clevedon. mmlo an
open confession of immorality and
promised to perform the penance thus
imposed on him by the vicar.
No white sheet was used on this oc
casion. The last case In which one
was used appears to have beeu one in
St. Bridget's church. Chester, in 1S51.
But on that occasion the penance was
uot public, the church door being
In the previous year, however, pub
lic penance in a white sheet was done
In a country church in Essex, and a
similar thing occurred in Ditton church
near Cambridge in 1S49. Stray Stories.
The Rolinpr Passion..
The clergyman bad finished, and the
organ was pealing forth the sonorous
rapture of the Mendelssohn march.
'One moment, George." said the ra
diant bride, and facing the audience
she raised ber exquisitely bound,
though somewhat bulky, prayer book
in her daintily gloved hands and point
ed It directly at the brilliant audience.
There was a sharp click.
"All right. George," said the bride;
"And as they marched down the aisle
she showed him tbat the supposed
yrayer book wasn't a prayer book at
all. It was a camera.
"tt's my own Idea, George." she
whispered. "Clever, isn't it'" Clove
laud I'lain Dealer.
The Head Hintrri.
In Tupuselei. In New Guinea, the
bouses are built on piles in the open
ocean a good distance from the shore.
The object of this is to protect the In
habitants against sudden attacks of
the kindly head hunters, .who always
are on the lockout for victims, whose
heads they need in their business.
Other villages in this happy laud are
perched up in all but Inaccessible trees
tor the same weighty reason
Chinese coinage In the shape of a
knife baa been traced back as far as
2240 B. C.
"Finnigan's Ball" drew a fair bouse
at Harper's theatre last night. The
piece, arollickiug farce. ,wa presented
by a fair company, headed by
John Moran and James K. Wesley,
who assume the roles formerly
taken by Murray &Mack, who are still
proprietors of the show, but it would
seem at least a few of tbe acts that have
been a part of the show for seasons
past conld be replaced by something
"Isham's Octoroons," which will be
at the Bun is Sunday evening, have
amcng the long list of names those of
some of tbe best singers and special
ists of their race. The entertainment
will be first-class and largely on the
ojeratic, and the scenes to which all
have been adapted are piquant ami
beautifully costumed. The young
manager believes in having only what
is first-class and in doing everything
in an up-to-'late style, and to that end
has sjent money lavishly in securing
talent ami making the entertainment
the best of the season, knowing full
well that t lie am usement-loving Amer
icans delight not alone in what pleases
the ear, but the eye awell. The sing
ing is said to ba unrivalled and tne
costuming and sceuic effects beauti
ful. The "Oct irocns' number 40
people, and appeared at Madison
Square Roof Garden, New York, the
It takes a general to dev'se and plan
a battle for a successful campaign, and
so it is with stage entertainments.
Mathews and Bulger can le likened to
a pair of successful generals, so far as
it applies1 to the amusement public.
They not only conceive, plan and devise
tneir n eiiainments. but come pretty
nearbein Ihe exclusive authors, as
the ideas and suggestions furnished are
almost entirely their own. When one
contemplates "such a task as putting
together new and novel performances
in these day?, when almost every idea
has !een written to death, it will be
allowed by ail that nothing short of a
successful general in stage offerings
could accomplish such results. How
well they have succeeded the fun lov
ing pubfic will shortly be able to de
termine when their latest version of
the big vaudeville operetta, "By the
Sad Sea Waves," with its immense
company, picturesque scenery, novel
electric light effects, and with all the
resources of the comic opera stage, in
cluding an ever gay and dashing
chorus, will be seen when presented
at the Wagner, Moline, Saturday night.
Aside from the two stars, two of the
princip.il leatures of Mathews & Bul
ger's aggtegation of farceurs in "By
tbe Sad tea Waves,'" are the only and
original "Sis Hopkins, the Gal From
Slabtow n," who is now t he talk of the
fun-loving world, and Mile. Lo Seye,
who appears in a series of plastique
poses with illuminated, irridesceut
electrieal'effects and is considered a
decided novelty. At the Burtis, Dav
enport, Monday evening.
The patrons of the various play
bouses will be pleased to know that
at last the great black face comedians,
Mclntyre and Heath, will be seen at
the bead of their own company at a
theatre where tho whole family can
come. Mclntyre and Heath's come
dians is tbe elite vaudeville show of
the season, and beside the stars, who
are the oldest team on the stage, there
are the three Nevaros, European acro
bats; the Young Amer'ca Quintette,
with Georgie Mack and Miss Mattie
Boortim; McWatlers and Tyson, Der
enda and Breen, Miss Maud M Intyrc.
the great Bicknefle, and Coulter and
Starr. A new diversion is tbe closing
of the performance with a scream-
producing farce in which the whole
company take part, thus assuring the
audience at least one genuinely funny
farce comedy finish to an unusually
clever vaudeville performance. Mc
lntyre and Heath, comedians, will be
seen at Harper's theatre Sunday even,
A Life ami Dentil Flrht.
W. A. Ilines, of Manchester, Iowa,
writing of his almost miraculous es
cape from death, says: "F.xposure
after measles induced serious lung
trouble, which ended in consumption.
1 hail frequent Hemorrhages and
coughed night and day. All my doc
tors said 1 must soon die. Then I
began to use Dr. King's New Discov
ery for Consumption, which com
pletely cured me. I would not be
without it even if it cost $d a bottle.
Hundreds have used it on my recom
mendation and all say it never fails
to cure throat, chest and lung trou
bles." Regular size 50 cents and fl.
Trial bottles free at Hart. & UlJe
nieyer's drug store.
Remember that name when you
want a delicious, appetizing, nourish
ing food drink to take the place of
coffee. Sold by all grocers and liked
by all who have used it. Gtain-O is
made of pore grain, it aids digestion
and strengthens the nerves. It is not
a stimulant, but a health builder,
and the children as well as adults can
drink it with great benefit. Costs
about one-fourth as much as coffee.
15 and 25 cents per package. Ask
your grocer for Grain-O.
C. Unger, 212 Maple street. Cham
paign, 111., writes: "I was troubled
with a hacking cough for a year and I
thought I had the consumption. I
tried a great many remedies and was
tinder the care of physicians for several
months. I used one bot.Ie of Foley's
Honey and Tar and it cured me and I
have not been troubled since. All
Beantb 1M tBid Ya Haw Arwars toga
A CHARMING grandmother! ' T
What a pleasant influence in the house is a delight
ful old lady in good health !
Mrs. Moli.if. Barber. St. James, Mo., writes: !I took
I.ydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound during change of
lite, and have passed through that
critical period safely. I suffered for
years with falling of the womb and
female weakness. At times could
hardly stand on my feet, also had
leucorrhcea. I tried several good
doctors, but instead of getting better, grew worse all the
time. A friend advised me to try Mrs. Pinkham's Compound.
I did so and after taking six bottles, was cured of both
leucorrhcea and falling of womb. I am now enjoying good
and well. It helped me through the change of life period. I
am fifty-five years old."
The women of advanced years who are healthy and happy
are invariably those who have known how to secure help
when they needed it. Mrs. Pinkham will advise any woman
free of charge who writes about her health. Her address i
The Old Fashioned Pumps
DIRT DEFIES THE
IS GREATER THAN
A;' ' i so
Rock Island HI.
Incorporated Under the
Monet Loaned Oh Personal Collateral Oa Real Estate Secchitt.
J. M. Buford. President.
John CrubauRn, Vice President.
P. Greenawaii, Cashier.
Began business July 2, ltuo, and occupied
S. K corner of MltcueU
JOHS H. FARIDOH.
Shop 419 Seventeenth SU
health and feel very grateful for
the good your medicine has
done me. I would recommend
j all women suffering as I
Mrs. N. E. Lacev,
Pearl, La., writes:
' I have had leucorrhcea
for about twenty years,
falling of womb by spell
for ten years, and my
bladder was affected, had
backache u great deal.
1 tried a number of
doctors. They would re
lieve me for a little
while, then I would be
worse than ever.- I
then thought I would
try Lydia E. Pinkham's
Eleven bottles of Com
pound and one box of
Liver Pills cured mo
and I am now sound
Are rapidly being replaced by
pumps of modern construction
We make a specialty of this sort
of work, and want to furnish
estimates to everybody. We
have special facilities and we can
afford to give special terms.
112 West Seventeenth street.
Four Per Cent Paid on
H. S. Cable,
H. P. Hull,
K. W. Hurst.
J. M. Buford,
Solicitors Jackaon and Ilurst.
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