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Poor Unto Mgbumed babyl
Tba wind baa toaud her golden fleece.
The atooe haa Kntcbed bar dimpled kneea.
I atooped and lifted her with ease.
And softly whispered, "Maybe.
"Tell ma your name, my tittle tnal4
I cant nod yoti without It"
"My name la Shlney-eyee." (he said;
"Tea, but your laser" she shook her head;
"Up to my houae Vy never aald .
A single flog about tt"
"But, dear," t (aid, "what is your name?"
"Why, dldnt you hear me tell youf
Due SaiMy-ejraa," A brlgfit thought came:
"Yea, when you're good; but when they blame
Yoo, little ooe-ttt Just the same '
: When mamma has to scold you I"
""My mamma never scolds," she aoaoa,
A little blush ensuing,
" "Opt when I"re been a-frowtng stone.
And then she says (the culprit owns):
"Uebetable 8apphira Jonas,
What ilea you been a-dolngf"
JLana r. Bumhaip.
Come la, air; cooie in and welcome. What
weather It is, to be aurel WOl you be so good
as to close the door and take a chair I You
see I cant get np to reach you one; and
maybe you'll take off your coat and put it to
tba flre to dry. I'm sorry there's no one to
dry it for you, but I'm all alone today. Bes
sie and the little ones are gone out for the
day, which happens unluckily, for they very
. seldom all loavo me at once. One of tho
. children generally stays with me, and very
. good they all are to me; but that's their
mother's doing. Bessie is always telling them
they must belp bar to take rare of '"Uncle
Dick." However bard times may be (and
Jem has a smart little family to see after)
they never let me want for anything. Many
a time have I known Jem stint himself to
get me a book or something or other be
thought might interest me, and when I tell
him be spoils me he says its no more than he
ought to da
No, sir; 1 ha vent bean able to stand for
many a long day, almost nine years, and I
got hurt in an accident leastways, it wasn't
an accident exactly. It was a bad business
far mo, but, after all, it was a good thing for
tome of us, so I musts t complain, though it
did seam hard at first, as it wasn't any fault
of mine. Perhaps you would like to boar
about it, to pass away the time till this storm
Dear me! It seems as though it were only
yesterday that 1 used to drive between this
and London, and how fond I was of my en-
Eie, to be sure) I had no home or any one
longing to me, except my half sister Bes-
tie, who was a good many years youngor,
" And out in aarvice, so I gave all my heart to
my work, and my engine was quite like a
friend to ma There was not such another
on the line, 1 declared! I knew every crank
and valve of the old thing, and could almost
believe it was a live creature and knew me,
so well did it answer to my touch, and go at
the exact pace 1 chose. How I enjoyed rush
ing along with the wind whistling around
me, and the fields seeming to fly past tut
Well, well! I shall never do it again;
but, after all, it was the saving of Jem, and,
If I lost my engine, I gained a great deal of
love, and that's much better.
I had been driving for some years when
Jem was put on to my engine as fireman,
which, to tell the truth, I was rather sorry for.
Kot that he and I were not good friends, for
we had known each other all our lives, and
Jem wanted to be more than friends, for he'd
a hankering after Bessie. She had a liking
for him, too, and perhaps it was no wonder,
tor he was just the lad for any girl to fancy
tall and good looking, full of fun, and as
good natural and kind hearted a fellow at
the bottom as need be.
In fact, but for one thing I should have
been willing enough for him to have muruvi
Bessie; but that one thing was just the thing
that brings certain ruin on so many; just the
one thing that makes a homo miserable and
poverty stricken; that makes a wife ah t no
one bat the poor woman herself knows what
ft makes a wife. As I heard a poor creature
ay one night as she was trying to get along
the man she had the misfortune to call hus
band: "God Almighty help the poor woman
that marries a drunkard, for no one ehw
But I was thankful to see that, though she
. mad no secret of being fond of Jam, Bessie
was a good, sensible girl, and wouldn't prom
ise to marry him if he would go on drinking.
"If yon dont care enough for me to give it
up, Jem," she'd say to him, "we should never
be happy together. I'll never marry a man
I should be ashamed of, let alone other reas
ons, and till I can feel sure I can trust you
111 stay where I am."
Jem would coax and implore, and some
times torn rusty and vow he'd have nothing
mora to say to her, but Bessie held her own.
"He might give her up, if he wouldn't give
np his drink," she said; and then Jem would
promise he'd not touch any more. But noth
ing came of It. He had always something to
say for wanting it
"I ahant be able to stand it much longer,"
I said to Bessie the next Sunday she was out
with ma; we were very fond of each other
and enjoyed a walk together. "I can't go oa
putting np with him, besides I'm not sure
that I ought to let htm go on like this. There.
yon needn't tret over it, my girl; I wish you
would give him np; you'll not have him with
my consent as long as he goes on like this."
"Indeed, I shouldn't think of it, Dick,"
poor Bessie said; "1 should think it downright
wrong to marry him, but do have patience
with him. I cant help hoping hell give ft
up and do better some day."
"Well, I hope be may," I said, doubtfully;
"he's been a long time thinking of it I've
done my best with Mmt and can't do any
more; but perhaps hell get pulled up soma
day. It's a long lane that Las no turning,
they say, and maybe bell come to the turn
ing one of these day a"
Littlo did I think that Jem's turning, and
a very sharp one, was to be reached in a few
I strolled back rather sadly after I had
parted from Bessie, for she was in low spirits
about Jem, and 1 did not know how to com
fort her. There was not much chance, as far
as I could see, that ha would mend his ways,
and as well as being sorry for poor Bessie, I
was very fond of Jem, and couldn't bear to
ass bim going down hill and ruining b'mHf
body and soul for want of a little self con
trol; so I made up my mind to try again and
ass it I could not atop him. I dare say I
should have done my best, for I wanted them
both to be happy; but I am afraid if I had
been able to see bow It was to coma about I
should have shrunk back from my share in
it. The next day was bank holiday, and quit
lata in the day I was ordered to run a special
that for some reason or other was unex
pectedly wanted. We bad dona our usual
trip, and I had dismissed Jem, and by this
time 1 knew ha was probably Indulging him
self after his usual fashion, and I doubted
vary much whether ha would be fit to come.
However, there waa no help for it; I could
not get any one else without making a fuss
over it, so 1 hurried off in search of bim.
After some time I found him in one of his
favorite resorts, and with a good deal of
trouble succeeded in getting him to leave bis
choice companions and come with me. We
had to hurry to the station, Jem growling and
grumbling the whole way. and had no time
to spare, so I was very much provoked when,
Just at the hint tnumont, Jam gave me tba
slip and disappeared. I waited a few mlo
uus la a great worry, and was Just going to
send on of my mates to aak for a goods fire
man, when be appeared and bundled on to
the engine. I relieved myself by storming
at bim Indignantly, at which he looked very
surly, though ha said nothing, and we started.
b very short time I discovered that I
might almost aa well have been alone, for my
companion wain a horrid temper, and either
could not, or would not, do anything prop
erly, venting bis ill humor by banging toe
things about and dropping the coals all iver
tba place. I bad never seen Jem in such a
state before; ha was often rather surly at
first, but I could generally manage to smooth
him down, and he was too good tempered a
fallow too keep it up long. But this time ha
got worse and worse, and more and more ex
cited, fell at last I began to suspect that ha
had some drink with him. I watched him
narrowly, and soon saw that my suspicions
ware correct, and that, what wtth the spirits
and the pace we wei going, he waa getting
Ian a state of excitement that would soon,
be beyond control 1 made up my mind
what to do, and the next time be turned
away from me' on some pretense or other I
caught hold of his arm.
'Now look bore, Jem," I aaid, "I wont
have that. You've had far too much already,
and while you are on this engine you are not
to touch a drop more. Do you hear J"
Jem turned furiously upon me and broke
out into a storm of abuse.
"It's no use going on like that," I said
firmly. ."Now, mark my words, If I see you
touch it again, I shall stop at the next station
and report you." ,
Jem glared angrily, but said nothing, and I
was weak enough to think that he knew be
bad met bis match and would give In. For
tome time he was quieter, but only to put me
off my guard, for at last looking round sud
denly, I caught Master Jem in the very act
of draining the last drop from the bottle he
bad managed to hida "
"Jem I" I exclaimed angrily, seizing his
arm and shaking him; "you ought to be
ashamed of yourself!"
Jem laughed noisily. "Why, what's the
harm I It warms one up a bit, mate. Take
a drop, too, to keep a fellow company," hold
ing out the empty bottle with another laugh.
"Twill cheer you up finely."
"I'll cheer you up, my fine fellow," I re
turned. "At the very next station out you
go, neck and crop! And a pretty scrape
you'U find yourself in, I reckon."
"Dont care," muttered Jem, struggling
violently Jas I still held him by the arm. "Let
go of me, cant youf '
"You had better keep quiet," I said, "for
if you dont m Ah, good heavens!" for at
that instant I saw something that made my
blood run cold that made me thrust Jem
aside, careless of what happened to him.
W bad just turned a slight curve, and
there, as tt seemed to me, close in front of us,
on the same line of rails, was a monstor ex
cursion train. My heart almost stopped beat
ing with unutterable terror, and for a moment
I waa nearly ' paralyzed. Then I shut off
steam, seized the brake, and called to Jem to
whistle to the guard. We were going at a
smart pace, but if we could attract the atten
tion of the Other driver he might put on steam
and keep ahead long enough to enable us to
"Whistle, Jem! whistle!" I shouted, but to
my horror Jem only roared with laughter.
Pushing him aside I seized the handle, but
either the lost drop had overset the balance,
or the struggle with me bad excited him be
yond control. With a fierce imprecation
he threw himself on me and tried to throw
me down. Takon by surprise I was almost
overpowered, but by a violent effort I recov
ered myself and endeavored to force Jem
back and reach the handle.
I shall never forget the horror of those few
seconds, which seemed to me like endless
hours. Twice I nearly succeeded, but Jem
seemed possessed by some fiend, and each
time he wrenched my hand away. In sheer
desperation I threw all my strength into one
snort, nuriea myseii at Jem, and succeeded
in forcing him backward with one hand,
while with the other I made a snatch at the
handle; but, unfortunately, just as I touched
it, I stumbled over something, and we both
came down with a crash.
I must have struck myself violently against
something as 1 fell, though in the excitement
of the moment I hardly noticed it, for when
I tried to get up I found I could not move I
was utterly power lees I In that instant all the
terrible scene of the next few minutes seemed
to flash before my eyes, and I groaned in an
agony of despair. My only comfort was, that
at least I should not live to see it. With an
almost. Instinctive prayer for help I made a
frantic attempt to get on my feet, only to
sink back helpless and half beside myself
with pain. But in falling back I knocked
against a can of water that was close to my
hand. Snatching it up and wrenching off
the lid, I threw the whole canful straight
into Jem's face. He sprang up, shaking his
bead like aa angry bear, and as he did so he
caught sight of the train. I saw his face
grow white with horror, and in another
moment the loud shriek of the whistle ranz
in my ears, and a grating sound and jarring
vibration under me assured me that Jem was
holding on the brake with all his might. If
it had only been a few seconds sooner!
From the position I was lying In I could
tea the terribly short distance between our
engine and the doomed train I could see the
white face of the guard aa he frantically sig
naled to the driver, and I held my breath in
agony as I waited for the crash I knew must
coma. But the brakes were telling we were
slackening speed the driver was putting on
the utmost pressure. Oh, for two short min
I could bear it no longer. I was completely
unnerved by those fearful minutes, which
teemed like a lifetime of misery. I fancied
the buffers were actually touching, and mak
ing an effort to turn from the sight, I fainted
When I came round again I was lying on
the ground; Jem, with a face as white as a
sheet, was kneeling beside me, and a gentle
man was bathing my head and face with
cold water. I remembered all about it
directly, and looked anxiously at Jem, dread
ing to ask any questions. Jem knew what I
"It's all right," he aaid hoarsely. "She got
away we didnt touch."-
"Thank God for that!" I said; and then it
all came over me once more, and I nearly
went off again.
Soma one lifted my head and gave me
something to drink, and presently I opened
my eyes and saw I was at a station where we
were timed to stop while the express went by.
"Have you shunted her, Jemf I asked
"Yes, it's all right," said Jem again. "The
fast isnt due yet"
I lay still a minute or two, and then I tried
to raise myself on my elbow, but a horrible
pain shot through me, and I could not help
giving a bit of a groan aa I sank down again.
"You must not try to move," said the gen
tleman kindly, putting his band lightly on
my shoulder to prevent my getting up.
"Keep quite still, my poor fellow."
Bomathirig in his grave face struck me, and
I began to suspect what he meant; but Boms
how hi tho relief at finding nothing bad hap
pened I did not seem to care much.
"It's all cp with me, is it, sir?" I said.
"Well, I'm thankful it's no worse."
"Oh, Dick, Dick!" Jem burst forth.
"Dont! Dontl I've killed you, Dlckl I"
"Never mind, Jem," I managed to say.
"You didnt mean to do it." Then I thought
of something. "Look here, Jem, 1 dont
know bow it came about. 1 didn't see any
signals; I am certain they were net up; but
there's" no use your getting into a mesa. Let
them think it was me."
"I wont 1 I. wont!" Jem burst out "It
was all my fault 1 dont care what tbey do
to ma, only get well, Dick."
"It wasn't altogether your doing," I went
oa, trying to comiort hrn "I slipped some
how. It doesn't matter and they may at
wall think it was the reason we didnt stop
sooner. Promise ma you'll say nothing
about yourself , Jem if you can help it Pro
mise me that" I was getting very faint and
feeling horribly bad.
"You must promise what he asks," I hoard
the doctor say, and, almost at If ha was in a
dream, Jem repeated:
1 promise, Dick."
"Give my love to Bessie," I want on, try
ing to speak clearly; "and, Jem, do keep
straight oswr-dv give it up now."
"I will, Indeed I will!" Jem exclaimed,
with a shudder, and, taking both my hands
in his, ha said so determinedly, that this tuna
I knew he meant it "God helping me, I will
never touch another drop of drink at long as
That's all right," I said. "Now youOl
take care of Bessie 1"
Jus, at this moment, with a great rush, the
express thundered through.
' "Now be off, Jem. Take the train an to
the junction, and tell them that 1 have had
an accident, and they must put on another
man. "- There's sure to be soma one there.
You'll see to it, wont you, Stevens?" Our
guard, who was a great friend of mine, came
up just then. 'Jem can drive as well as I
can, if he's careful Good-by, Jem; do go at
once. I dont want to be late."
"I won't go," said poor Jem, throwing him
self down beside me. "I won't, I cant leave
you like this, Dick." '
"I'll take care of bim," the gentleman said,
in a kind tone. "You may trust ma to do
the best I can tor him. The sooner you go
the better;' you are. only making bin) wont
Bow. Leave him to me, and I will go back
with bim to the hospital at Wrotham and see
that bait attended tfi at once." , - r ,
THE CROCK ISLAND ABGUSr SATURDAY; FEBRUARY 16, 1889.
. Jem only m ittered something in a low tons,
to which the gentleman rejlied, "Oh, not
voull see him to-morrow."
"I shall be t U right Jem; do go. Stevens,
take him away;" and the guard, putting bis
arm through Jem's, almost dragged him to
As toon as hs had gone I said to the gentle
man who was looking down at me aa if ha
felt for usbotli, "Will you lift me up, sir, to
tee him start r'
He knelt down beside me and raised me
very gently, till I was leaning against him.
I watched the train back from the siding,
and la a few minutes it came up on the main
line, poor Jem leaning over to look at ma aa
it passed. -1 waved my nana to nun, in
spite of. the pain the slightest movement
gave me, and that waa the last time I saw
my dear old en gine.
I could not t elp giving a moan as my new
friend laid n e down again, and, oddly
enough, as if he knew what I was thinking
of, he said: "One thing Is far better than
driving an engine, friend Dick, and that is
being the meatsof saving a soul from ruin."
I said, "ThJ.nk you, sir," and tried to
smile, but I die nt make much of it
"Now I must eee about getting you into a
more comfortable place than this," he went
oa cheerfully; 'and find out what the dam
age is. All yoti nave to ao is to Keep per
fectly still and not trouble your head about
It was lucky I found tuch a good friend,
or I think I she uld never have got back to
Wrotham alive, for even with his skill and
care I was ao exhausted as to be scarcely
conscious of anything, and for tome days
was too ul to bear to see Bessie or Jem. I
did not think myself I should get over it, nor
did the doctors, and I fancy it was rather a
surprise to them when I began to mend; but
day after day aid week after week went by.
and no one said a word about my getting up
I knew very well what that meant, and
long before the kind people round me had
made up their minds to tell me outright what
it was, I had raid the truth in poor Jem's
face. Poor Jem I he was terribly punished
for weakly yielding to temptation. I was
never going to te able to walk again I
It was hard enough to bear at first, but I
tried to think he w much worse it might have
Deen, and wou d not let myself grumble.
How we had oome within such a hair's
breadth of a terrible accident ao one seemed
able to explain, and after various examina
tions the mattir dropped, though it was
allowed that I was not to blame. This was a
comfort to me; but I was sorely troubled as
time went on wt at I was to do when I was
sent out of the h ispitaL I should not be able
to earn my livin.r in any way, and when the
little money I had put by was gone 1 saw
nothing before me but the workhouse. I hod
to keep my thoughts to myself, as the slight
est hint of this i jade Jem so miserable; but
after a while my kind friend the doctor told
me they could do no more for me, so 1 told
Jem he must dad a room for ma, at all
events for a few weeks, till 1 could see what
He had one all ready for me, Jem said, to
my surprise, "if I could put up with living
wtth bim after" and there poor Jem broke
down, and 1 bad to assure him over and over
again that I would rather be with him than
anywhere else. He would not tell me any
thing about it, b it one day he carried me off
to bis houae, and there, to my astonishment, I
found Bessie. For, would you believe it, sir I
it only shows bat good souls the women
are Jem bad gme to Bessie and told her
what be had dt ne, and that, though he'd
never touch a dm p again, be couldn't ask her
to have him now, because he must spend every
farthing he had in making a home for me;
and if Bessie diint say, she thought she
could take care a . me better than he could,
and, if he liked, they would try together I So
they got married without saying a word to
me, and got a rot m ready for me, with every
thing to make me comfortable, and we have
been together evir since. Neither of them
grudge me anythi ig, or care about the trouble
I am to them, and no one could be better
cared for than I tm, or have a better brother
Bessie and I have got a bit of a secret, too,
Just now, for my jood friend dropped in the
other day with a London doctor, and after
pulling me about i aid poking me all over they
told me they thou ;ht it wouldn't do me any
harm to stand, an 1, though I should never be
able to walk far, X might got about in the
garden on cru tenia, bo some day Bessie and
I mean to surprint Jem by meeting im &t
the gate as he oorias home from work, and
who knows but af r a bit I may get as far as
the station, and have a look at the engines
There 1 the storm is over, sir, and I hope
your coat is dry. Want to catch the 4 o'clock
fast to town, air? Why, Jem will be driving
yout He's the best driver and the steadiest
man on the line, it our Jem, and as good a
fellow as ever ct-n be. Good-by, sir, and a
very pleasant journey to you.
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The best salve in the world for cats.
bruises, sores, ulcers, stlt rheum, fever
sores, tetter, chapped hand, chilblains,
corns and all skin eruptions, and posi
tively cures piles, or no pay required. It
ta guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction
or money refunded. Price 25 cents per
box. For sale by Ilariz & Bihnsen.
The southern California hotels are well
filled with eastern guests.
Headache, Toothache, Earache.
NEURALCiA, SORE THROAT,
Catarrh. Croup. Frost Bites,
Sore Nipples, Caked Breasis, Lame Back,
Sprains, Bruises, Cuts, Burns, Old Sores, &c
Sold by Druggists. 50c. and XI. 00.
HAMLIN'S BLOOD AND LIVE PILLS.
Best in the World. Try Them. 25c
SONG BOOK MAILED FREE.
Address WIZARD OIL CO.
YELLOW SIGXM. YELLOW TCBH
Use 'Peerless Brand'
Fresh Raw Oysters,
Selected and packed with cleaoliDee and care.
C H. PEARSON &CO.,
They are the Bert. A k Tour Grocer for them.
ASTER S SALS.
STATE OP ILLINOIS. I
Roca Island Conrrr f"-
In the Circuit Court. In rhunrorx
.a . till Mil 11 . f.d.l ru . , j. o.
u mm, rine tt. Davison, r reo iawnrds, Klls
.tag in. n iniaui m. Aawaran ana bsmoel Bowls.
For cloture General So ZJiH.
Notice 1, herehv fflwn that K. 4n. - A -
cree of aaid court, entered In the above en'ltled
"""i mriuuf ordanuary, A. 1. 1S9, I
nhall, on Satumay. the 18w dar of March. A. D.
1SM, at the hour of 1 o'clock In the afternoon.
St the north rlnnrnf th. w i- . t.
- - . , . : w.ii. u-.iipc, in me cut
of Rock Ieland. in eaid county of Rock Island, to
Btirfy said decree, veil at public vendue, to the
highest and best bidder for cash, those certain
Tl D nm t . n 9 1 .1. A -1. 1 . - .
f 1 j auuaie in me county or Hock
Island and state of Illinois, known and described
as follows, to-wit:
If" No. ona (1) and two (2 in blsck No. two
(8) in Wood'- second id) addition to the town
- niuiu.uiiijuii. uu, MU1 UI VI
February, A. 1)., 18.
HK HY cchtis.
Master In Chancery, Rock Island Co.. III.
. A. Macs a, Complt'a Sol'r. 14-d30t
STATE OF ILLINOIS, I
Book Islahd Coustt I M"
In the Circuit Court In Chancery.
Sarah S. King vs. Frank Bammerly. James Ham
merly. Johs Bammerly, Jacob Bammerly. Deli
lah Roberts. Julia Rslns, Lavina Martlndale and
Clyde Herrirk PartlUoa. General No. 1939.
Notice la hprehv irivat, that k vt .... . n. -
. J ' J . ii v, UCVIT,
off aid ronrt anUMil 4m ik. .ai
OD th Hth davof Fhrnv A Th lBdu -V.il
on Saturday tba &th day of March, A. D. 1889
,m imui ui i u ewes in ia arternoon. at th
north door of th court house, in the city of Rock
Island, in said county of Rock Island, sell at
cash In hand, that certain parcel of land, altuat
isiana ana state ol Illinois,
known and described aa f ollow. to-wit :
Lot . v n T i i.iw . m . i -1- - . . ...
----- v- m urn pan or ine
city of Rock Island known aa Sinner addition.
Dated at Rock Island, Illinois, this 8th day of
February, A. D. 130. HENRY CURTIS.
siaRier in chancery. Rock Island Co , 111.
Gctsb Swuhbt. Oomplt's Sol'tx. e-diw
By rtrtne of an alias execution and fee bin Nn
0227 Issued out of lb clerk's office of the circuit
court of Rook Island county.and stais of Illinois,
and to m directed, whereby I am commanded to
make the amount of a certain Judgment recently
obtained aralnet Patrick Ouinlan and In favor off
Alio Quintan, out of th landa. tenements. Roods
uu iiMux-is ui uie mo aerenaani, rai ICS Quin
tan, t bay levied nnon the following
to wit: Lou on (1) and four, In block twelve,
w lncuicaroor lower addition to the city of
RoCk Island in ConntV of Rnrlr lalanil and atatu nf
Therefor, according toaald command. I shall ex.
pose for sale at public auction all the right, titlf and
interest of th above named Patrick (feinlan In and
o th above described property, on eatnrday, the
thdayof March, 1689, at 8 o'clock p. m. at the
muiuwiroiiMronn nous in me city or Kock
''nd, in the count or Rock lucaS and state of
Illinois, for Cash in hand to aatlarv aalj avM-ntinn
and fee bill
Dated at Soak Island this Kth day of February,
A. D. 1869. T. 8. 8ILVI8.
bsrlff of Book Island county, Illinois.
Estate of Margaret J. Sears, deceased.
The Ufift Aral ima) h..ln.h..., - c
Istrator of the estate of Margaret t. Sear, lata
of tbt Mnntf irf .b t.u.4 .... r t.i. i j
, " J " iwv.ui.llll, IMWVI 1 11 1 IIWlB, UD-
ceased, hereby (riv. s notice that he will appear
before the roanty court of Rock Island county, at
th offloe of the clerk of said court, in the city of
Rock Island, atth April tarm. on the first Mon
day ip April nest, at which time all persons bar.
lug claUis against aaid estate sr notified and re-
i"""" w "Kiin iiw iue purpoe or naving in
same -dlnatod All iA-v..a u
. irviwu 1U1. U.DU HI W1U VtWlQ
are rnnmmtt.A tA .1 i -.11..- . ..
, l -w aua.a.v luuttVUMUl USTUieui lO Uie
Dated tula 14th day of February, A. D. 1888.
A. MERCHANT, Administrator.
APAia PLaaaaaTa, Attorney. 16d8w
On th Ittb day Of Jannarvnavf aTHniu.Alnff mi
th hour of two o'clock in the afternoon, th un
dersigned, assignee of William RaaukiU. will offer
for sale at No. 1008 Second avenue In this lty, to
the highest bidder for cask la band, the) entire
stack of clothes and rente' furnishing good
which war assigned torn by said RamakiU on
in riia msfc, to pay aeota. The goods to be sold
can be Inspected bv any party-Interested at tba
place named any day, Sunday ezoepted. before
th sal between the hoar at two aad foar e'slaak
Sock Island, UL.Dee. t9t!
tJ" CURES '-fllj
Tk I powder never varies. A marvel of parity,
suencth and wholesomenees ; more economy
than the ordinary kinds, and cannot be sold by
competition with the multitude of low test, shorty
wolght alnm or phosphate powders. 8oi4 mlt
New York rowasa Co., It WallBt
A TTBTION PEDDLERS AND JUNK DEAL-
nignesi market cash pric paid for
copper. Rock Island Brats Works Co.. corner
if th avenue and E ighteenth St. f eb t-Sm
WANTED IN LA DIES' DBPAKTMENT.
housekeepers, bookkeepers, stenographers,
type writers, clerks, oUre managers for ladies'
parlors, dome-tic girls for flrst-ciass families, lOfl
East Stcond street, Davenport. Iowa.
"TrrANTED-AGENTO for onr NEW PATENT
'rf-Hroo'?f : ' uxi; weight &
i'i" ?.Vc$: yhsnm prorrtlon!lh
rSir. rh,' vHLm'da" Centennial EponRn.
- . .t--" u.!. V Vf., (.1UC1DUU, U.
WKT AIL BUSINESS MEN, CON.
tractor, factory and shop managers, em
ploying help, to call or send vour orders tor first
class belp for all branches and of all natlonaltle.
, . W .1 ....... .1 ... . I .
iw . ocv'iuu r vi t ci, uavenpun.
WANTED. THREE STiRICTLY FIRST
clas traveling aale men: those accnatomrd
to handling Jobbing trade preferred ; to the tight
men a handsome salary will be given. Apply in
peron or by letter to Rock Novelty Company.
KlKhteent h and Fifth avenue. tl -t
WANTED TRAVELING SALESMEN, OF
flce managers, dry goods clerks, boot and
shoe clerks, hardware clerks, drug and arocery
clerks, collectors, coachmen, cabmen, porters, ho
tel el-rks, cook and waiters, at the Commercial
Employment Exchange, 106 East Secoud street,
WANTED FARM MANAGERS. FARM
hands, drivers, waeon makers, bns-irv n.ak.
ers and blacksmiths, sirn wriiers. bnpgy painters
and shop isen We guarantee satisfactory position
or ref on ', It 6 East second street, Davenport.
WANTED AN OVERSKER OKCUIEK Ad
vertiser, and one to three aaxielanta (ac
cording to size of connty and population), f t a
noma salary ana exi ecses to overseers, and UN
io assistants. No pedd ing. No eollciti g. Du
ll.t llliiftn.ll tn wn u L- .. ...')..., I . . T . . i
...... . u...iu, 1 1 , . i nine, fii-iriuiing
printed matter, pu tii.g up advertisements, etc.. of
(.-1 u.t .4 . 1 1 . IT - . .1 a . .
. .. vawwr. u.iupini uvani-ru, salaries paia
.. .. ii'm icii&x iKiau&ge lor lull
specimen line of advertising matter to E kctro
GiLv.Nic Co., Palace building, Cincinnati, O. No
attention paid to postal cards. 14 t
TTORNEV AT LAW Office with J.
A. worthy. 173S Scondavenue.
TTO.INEY AT LAW. Office in Rock Islano
,1 National Bank Building, Kock Island, ill.
ITTORNET AT LAW-Offlce in Post Office
I block. jnly ii dw
E. W. IIUUST.
TTORNET AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW
OiT3ce in Masonic Temple block, over Rock Is
land NaJonai liank. Rock I siand. Ul.
a. sv swsiHSi. o. i wauda.
8WEE.XEI k WALKER,
VrTORNBT8 AND COCNSKLLORS AT LAW
Office la Bengstoo' block. Reck Island, 111.
ITTORNET AT LAW Loans money on root
Isscnrity, mske collection. ReT, rence. Much
ell Lynda, baukara. OlEce la Poe:olne block
D. S. SCHrERWAX.
RCHITKCT AND SUPERINTENDENT. Main
ilOfflc. flnHnn.tti ilkln. ..m . . .
-- - - vuiv, unite uui rirsi na
tional Bank, Rock Island. fls ly
ST. LUKE'S COTTAHE HdSl'ITlT.
On THIRD AVENUE, between Tenth and
Eleventh slrp.ta rK
J. A. GENUNG,
The popular and reliable Grocer,
Cor. Eighth St. and Third Ave.,
will sell you
as cheap as they ran be sold.
He pays the highest market price for
and always has a nice stock on
Patent, Cast and Wrought
Cheapest Fence in the world for real.
dence and lots.
Made any height desired.
J. E. DOWNING,
uootssor to Geo. Downing, Jr.,
A. D. HUESING,
Represents, among other time-tried and wall.
aowa Fir Insurance Companies, the foUowtagt
Royal Insurance Company, of England
Wescbester Fire Ins. Co., of N. Y.
Buffalo German Ins Co., Buffalo. N. T.
Rochester tterman Ins. Co. Rocb'r N.T
German Fire Int. Co.. of Peoria, UL .
Citizens Ins. Co., of Pittsburgh, Pa. .
Exchange Fire Ins. Co., of New York.
Offloe No. 1006 Second Ave., ,
ROCK lttANDI.taL. .
THE TRAVELEltS GUIDE.
Chicago, Rocx Iblakd & Pacific.
Ttm Uavfsr CkUxtgo.
" 6 W.m
Am jrom Chicago.
8:S p m
".. 8:ii pm
gJ,Psaa4alan 6mI iiopm
Night Express and Mall T:43 p m 8:85 a m
Day Express 4:45 a m 7:40 a m
Express Fast 8:16 pm 11:40 pm
? EP MaU 4 :M a m II XI p m
& PHS PMwEr B:55am 0:40pm
Sight Bspress : p m 7: a m
Depot, Mc line Avenue.
J. F. COOK, Agent. Kock Island.
Chicago, BvBLrKOTOw & Quisct.
St. Lou s Express :s a. at a S SOa.
Bt. I. IBIS Kinnui rt.trtm .. . ..u.
51- E"! 5Pr" 8:00 a. ii
o-"ui axpre.a 7:S0p.,w..a
HAftmaitiiWTi PaasaaktrtaTAa ta.ABi tv .lay . a
Way Fret ht (Monm'th) 8:lS a. u.b 1 :B0 p. .
Way 'Freight (Sterllne) 9 :U0 a. m.o 8 :0 p. at.6
Btorllng Paaeenger 8 :00 a, at. 6 :S9 p. at.ft
v vaiiy ex eunaav.
M. J. TOtma. Agent
CmcAeo. Milwaukee &. St. Padi..
aAciss akd a. w. mvisioa.
Mm Departs. Arrtves.
Mail and Brpresv 8:45 am 8:40pm
St. Paul Expr.ts. IMpm ll ftSam
IV Accom :lp m 10:10 am
Ft. A Ac com T:80am A:10pm
E.V.W. HOLMES, Affect.
main wiia , esiiDuiea Trains oe-
tween Chicago, Milwaukee, bt. Paul and Minne
apolis. TR a a ivwiu.vni . . .
o-viinuii'niAij nuiu Between .nt
("go. council Bluffs, Omaha and the Pacific
GREAT NATIONAL ROETE between Chicago
Kansas City and St. Joseph. Mo.
BT00 MILES OF ROAD reachlne all principal
i iiuuuis, Wisconsin, Minnesota, lowa
Missouri and Dakota.
For maps, time tables, rates of pasease and
V , 1 rl - w m o noil c-L lauiill Bkfr I
of the Chicago. Milwaukee AS. Paul Railway, or
-- - J w UC1C ill VUfS WUI'U.
R08WELL MILLEk, A V. H. CARPENTER,
General Manager. Qen'l Pasa. Sc. 1. Agt
WFor information In reference to Land and
rwi,owne? bv b Chicago. Milwaukee A
gea. Land commissioner Milwaukee. Wisconsin.
Mobile & Ohio R. R,
Is now effcriog for sale in tracts to
suit purchasers over
1,100, 000 Choice Lands.
Suitable for Fannin?. Gardening, Stock
Raising and Lumbering.
For particulars address or apply to
Land and Developement Co.,
Or aOT Of thfl fnllnwincr namari
tatives of the MOBILE & OHIO Rail
P. K. CHAPMAV, Qnm Agent, Chicago, 111
m. r. vwr -i i-BT. raw. Agt. runt. Midi.
K. K PlWRT TrV Vaaia A rr lisl X7vK AW
- - - " "as AW alVI kas -a 141
Ktthavaa fit T tv. .
wwsvss,, lAiuia, .Till.
. J W EbERL, land and Immigration Agnt,
f- L Q- CHARLTON. Oen l Pass. Agent. Mo-
CsyWhea wrltine mention the Aaocs.
Hampton's M He
Flye Cent Lunch Counter.
:' A fun On of
Corner Ninth Street and
1 ' Fourth Avenue.
wasw of fmudulout
and tiAAe Imii.iifH.
(Ms erode mark p l
IssparU a srilUaat transftarancv to the ftkla. 8s
' aaaMBpfca. rrsskUe aauksUadeoar ftx
1523 and 1525
Second Avenue, Rock Islano
Can now show you
fT Remember the place, one door West o
The only double front store in Rock Islan
The finest carriages and buggies in
the city can be bad at any boor
of the day or night.
L. Q. SNIDER, Prontr.
No. 1916 Third ATenue.
. JOHN VOLK & CO.,
Basil. Doors, Blinds,
Siding, Flooring, Wainscoatlng and all kinds of Wood
Work for Builders,
Eighteenth St., between Third and Fourth avenae,
West Side Market Square,
Has the larges Dioint; Room in the trl-cities seating capacity 250 persons
85 rents buys a good wholesome meal
5 cents pays for a nights lodginit ia clean beds.
- City Boarders At reasonable rates.
P. 8. All must com sober. C D. GORDON. Propria-
asanwaasaBjasas,, . ..
We conflna our Loans 'to Improved
Farms to the safest counties of
Iowa, and on request
Prompt payment f principal and interest
the Largest Btcck of
in this market.
in the West.
KOCK ISLAND, ILLS.
J. M. BUFORD,
Tss old Firs and Time-tried Compacies
LOSSES PROMPTLY PAID.
aa low aa an mll&hle romnany caa
' - Tan. nmmnam la anlir.itd.
ia Argas Diuca.