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THESKOOK TST,ANT AUGUft FRIDAY, FEBRUABY 22, 1889.
HOW A TLAV WAS BURN.
"A NOBLE SON" SEES THE LIGHT
IN A LUDLOW STREET CELL,
"Old Fol" Incarcerated on Complaint of
HI, Tlfe Oenlus, Aided by Sol Berlin-
er'e Win, and Woodcock, Hoar, Within
tlM WalU of a Innjreoo.
A UttI, fellow named So) Berliner, who ha,
a penchant for tbearrltra) tnannjeraflnt, has
long cberislwd the twin belief that the author
of "Our Boarding llou" is the greatest liv
ing American playwright and tout John A.
Mackay la thegrwate living American come
dian. ,.Re felt that if he could ever bring
theao two lumltiartm in conjunction and have
the actor appear in a jrt crwitod for him by
thedramatiKt his fortune would lie made. Ber
liner got Mnrfcny and Grover together, ex
. pressed his admiration of them, unfolded his
darling projt-ct, and Invited thulr Joint co
operation on a pRj-tinlly cash basis. There
were "hems" and "haws," but finally hla
plan was awied to, and Grover, having re
ceived a flnnncial spur, promised to make
baste In writing the proposed play. .
Old Fel In later life tooit to himself a wife.
Tea, and he Is sorry for it, too. No one has
asked him If mariinse Is a failure. His an
swer is too apparent. Without gninjflnto
the story of his conjugal troubles suffice it to
aay that it is Impotvitila for him to live with
this rather roceut spouso, but she having in
voked the aid of the law the poddoss of the
scales, who. In this mstnnce at least, should
not nave been bllndfolJed, decided that If
Mrs. Orover caunot bo the partner of
Leonard's bosom she shall be the partner of
his purse, which, niorv's tho pity, Is lean
enough for ono. Whenever the dramatist
has mildly suggested the fact to the woman
who the law says shall evor be his burden
until death relieves him the death of
either, of course she Immediately claps him
In jail for non-compllauce with the law's
mandate, and not until Mi's. Grover pets her
back duos Is he released. Somo time after
making the agreement with Berliner to write
a play for Mackay, the dramatist was Incar
cerated In Ludlow street jail on complaint of
bis wife, that he had not obeyed the ordor of
t be court command uij him to support bur.
Berliner is suid to br n rather kind hearted
fellow, but when bo n-ad tiieso linos his eyeu
gusienea witn me inspiration of a glorious
idea and he rubbed his hands gleefully. In a
Xwarolnutea he wan in a coupe, and befcrd
loilg be stood before Grover in hja duneeou
- - 2z2Zf fratitcd? ere in "Old FelV'cyes
as he vigorously shoo!: tiio would be man
ager's extended band "I know you would
ba the first one here, 'Old Fel,' " said poor
Grover. "Bless yuur deur heart, I'll never
forget thl-ievcr, absolutely never, abso
lutely, iv'ttled the claim, too, I know.
Sow, 01d Fel,' we'll hurry out of this cu&ed
hole and go somewhere to talk of that play.
Til write It now nt mice, absolutely."
"Meoster Grover," said Berliner, respect
fully but decisively, "ve vaita littla 1 havea
bropositlon to make. Yoost for fun, ve have
brought In here a nice li-etln lunch and a cold
ke-vort of Uumm." Grover was in a hurry
to get away, but the allurements of the pro
posed repast skilled bin impatience. The
lunch, which was ordered at a swell restau
rant near by, was charming and the wine de
licious. Another borUo kept the persecuted
husband In his seat for a while longer, and
finally when he a rows to don his overcoat,
Berliner quietly said: "teestw Grover, dis
atoms liio a nioe, kuviut place; vy don't you
write cUit play here vare no vun vould dis
turb you,"' '
Grover stood achast "3d, my deah boy,
that is gotnj too far even In a juke; too far,
1 vas not yoking," bean Berliner, calmly,
and then be proceeded to give utterance to
sis newly bora Idea. JIo had not paid the
claim against the prisoner, nor did ba, just
yet, propose doing so. He wanted the tlis
tinguisuad dramatist to remain in his cell
until be had finished the play for which both
Berliner and iLickay were waiting. In re
turn, be agreed to moke a contract with the
warden of the Jail to pay for any edibles and
any wine Grover miht consume while en
gaged in his confined literary labor, and fur
thwrmore, to give him at its conclusion an
extra tOOO in addition to the prearranged
"Old Fel" was speechless with indignation.
"Str," be said, when he had found his voice,
"do you suppose genius con be trammeled by
the four Trails of a dungeon I Do you
Imagine for an Instant that my intellect could
soar when It has the ceiling of a jail above It?
Even the 'Prisoner of Chiilon,' although he
waa written of, could not have written with
sarroundins such as thete. o, sir, I spurn
out proffer. Write a play lu jail. Indeed!
Sever, sir; never, absolutely." It took quite
a time to cool bis rage, but Berliner's Imper
turbable resoluteness and another bottle of
wine finally won the day. The warden was
ealled in to witness the contract which was
then delivered to him, and when Berliner left
the prison Grover had a plentiful supply of
pans, ink and paper, and was beaming with
satisfaction and promisee.
After waiting one week, fearing to earlier
disturb the playwright's literary struggles,
Berliner called upon Grover in bis Ludlow
street quarters. Through the blue wreaths
which curled from a Perfecto cigar he saw
blm dimly. On a table beside him was an
emptied champagne bottle and the skeleton
of a woodcock. tVitbout taking his right
leg from its position ubove the mahogany,
the Imprisoned dramatist shouted jovially:
"Glad to see you, old fel. Come in and I'll
send for another bottle. It is delicious, I as
sure you; absolutely." After the bottle had
bean brought and there had buen some triv
ial conversation, Berliner timidly suusted:
"How vas dat blay coming aloiif"
"Oh, my deah boy," said Grover with an
airy wave of one hand, "we mustn't talk
about that yet. You know this is an un
precedented thing I am doing. This will live
La history. Think of genius in a dungeon
giving life to the drama 1 It was never done
before. My genius, my deah boy, Is unac
customed to it. It refuses to be trammeled
la this wny. But I argue with it; 1 chide
It; 1 will, in time, subject It. But not yet,
not yet, absolutely."
"How mooch have you wreeten, Meeeter
Orover T Inquired Berliner, anxiously,
"Kot a line, my deah boy, not a lino, abso
lutely. Don't you understand, old fel, my
genius Is not yet accustomed to these environ
ments, but It will be in time."
Berliner hastened to see the warden. The
bill for wines and viands appalled him. "I
Ttthdraw from the contract," ho said. "Thore
la no limitation to it," sold the warden,
calmly. "1 will provide Mr. Grover with
everything he wishes. In accordance with
your written request, and will hold you re
sponsible for the bill"
"He vlll stay here forever," moaned Ber
liner, "and I vlll be a ruined man.1' He went
up town and besought Mackay to plead with
bis old friend. The comedian did so, and not
in vain. 1 met blm on bis way to the jail,
and, knowing Graver's peculiarities, be was
rather amused at Ooriiner's predicament.
But Grover took his genius In hand, and soon,
in the gloom of the Ludlow street prison, "A
.Noble bon" waa born and its parent was re
leased from his confinement. Cor. Phila
The Supply of Carbon.
When the earth was constructed from the
oaTbonio acid of chaos. Its two constituents
were separated and stored away for the use
of man. The carbon waa imprisoned In the
earth, and the oxygen was liberated in the
atmosphere." "The union of these two ele
ments produces force. Because the existence
of civilization upon the earth depends upon
the supply of availablo carbon, and because
that supply Is limited and mu.it fail In a fu
ture time, not difficult to foresee, it Is the
duty of this and succeeding generations to
huiband the resources of coal deposits against
a day of famine. The chemist has ascer
tained that a pound of good cool perfectly
consumed can produce heat enough to coa
Tttrt about fourteen pounds of water into
team, and that a cubic inch of water con
verted Into steam, by whatever means, will
lift a ton of S.340 pounds one foot high, Ad
dress of E. N. Dlckersoo.
Queen Christina has offered the pope an
asylum In Madrid if bo decides to leave Rome,
What with bombs and petards crackling
bout the streets and in the royal palace of
the Spanish dry, Madrid would appear to be
aaythlng but place of refuge,
QUESTIONING THE FORK.
o ninth In g Cooeernlng the Origin of This
Very Useful Article.
One of those heterodox fellow, who may be
found to question everything, asks upon what
sound principle is the law founded that for
bids the putting of the knife Into the mouth
in eating. Why should a plate of steel, be
asks, be Interdicted from an office that the
same steel, bifurcated, bifurcated or quadra
f urcatsd, may properly perform I There is no
objection to be made on the score of cutting
one's mouth, for In all ages of the past, when
everybody ate with the knife, nobody ever
cut his mouth. This heretic assorts that a
certain consistency of food can be "hoisted,"
as a western man would say, much more
readily by a knife than by a fork. Of course
you can got the bulk of a mashed potato or
turnip by dexterously Ashing with a fork,
but you can do It much neater and in better
time with a knife, be continues; and then
the kmfo will eecure all the gravy, which is
mostly sifted out by the operation of the
fork, and one thus loaea the richeut part of
It is a matter of history that knives played
an important part in domestic life long before
forks woro invented, and that whan Qrst the
latter implements appeared it was considered
a murk of etTothinaoy or ultra refinement to
use them. To such a dogroo was this preju
dice against them indulod in France that In
the Sixteenth century tho use of forks was
considered sinful in monasteries, and the
monks split up into two parties on the
Forks originally came into use to save the
ungora from soiling, and Italy was the first
place where tboy woro used. Bon Jonson
writes of "the laudable use of forks brought
Into custom hure as they are in Italy to the
sparing e napkins." Some time later a
writer praises tho king of Uungary for eat
ing without a fork without soiling his clothes.
An old writer explains why tho Italian used
the fork by saying that he could not "endure
to have his dish touched with his lingers, see
ing that all nion's fingerw aro not clean alike."
But the fork was originally and up to very
modern times used only to bold meat and
other pieces of food while the knife was cut
ting thum. The putting of it into the mouth
instead of tho taii'e was only an afterthought,
due probably to the uucluan appearance of
the knife blade after it had boon used to
sliovoi into the mouch gravies, eg;; yolks, ecius,
etc For this mason silver foriu were made;
Uiey are clan than iron and stoel forks.
CvcTy stop, then, from the original use of the
fork as a substitute for the tinkers, to Its
more extended use a eubstituto for the knife,
together with the employment of silver In
place of iron, lias been dictated by cleanli
ness. Oood Qojsekeoping.
The Great Gibraltar.
Gibraltar Is interesting on account at the
many historic associations connected with
former days, the days when Christian and
Moore contended for mostory In tho south of
Europe and waged an unrelenting contest.
which lasted for hundreds of years, even leng
after the time when Charles Mattel, or
Charles "The Hammer," before the gates of
Tours, rolled hack toe tid, of Saracenic in
vasion. ot far away is TarUa, the hill
above the town crowned with a Moorish
aastle, said to be the same occupied by Tarifa,
the great Moorish chieftain, whose levies of
toll upon tho shipping which pessed in and
out of tho strait gave our language the wcrd
Places, like men, ""rplm0 have greatness
thrust upon them, but It is impossible to
agree with the author that this is the case
with regard to Gibraltar, for the huge moun
tain of solid rock which rises from tho sea on
the southwest extremity of Spain Is promi
nent for Its remarkable geological character.
and from the most ancient times was a land
mark, one of the Pillars of Hercules. Europe
where only nine miles from Africa, a dis
tance readily covered by the heavy runs now
mounted is tho fortress, and so England, If
she chose, could bar the commerce of half the
Through tha strait, beneath the guns of
the fort, a heavy current forever runs to the
east, the water of the Atlantic swiftly flow
lag Into the inland sea and epparentlnot
returning, a phenomenon which has causod,
up to the last law years, no little astonishment
among scientists, who accounted for it by the
Immense evaporation in the east of the Med
iterranean. But deep sea Investigations have
demonstrated that although the surface cur
rent through the strait always flow, to tho
east, deep down beneath the surface there is
a counter current of cold water returning to
the Atlantic. Above the strait stands the
mountain, the Lion Couchant, with bead 1,400
feet in the air, faring the Spanish peainaula,
for such is the appearance presented by the
rook when the traveler comes in from the
sea. Cor. St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
A Wild Engine.
One of the most unique and fortunate ao
ctdents ever recorded happened at the Cleve
land, Loralna and Wheeling railroad, just
over the river. The yard engine was left on
the track with steam up, while the crew went
to dinner. In some unknown way, it Is sup
posed by the tampering of small boys, the
trottle waa opened just as a passenger train
passed and the switch was thrown open. The
engine quickly acquired momentum until it
was dashing at a speed of sixty miles an hour
over the crooked tracks, for the most part
built on high trestles. Over the river it
whizzed past tho astonished people along the
lino clear to CeU&iro, five miles from the
starting polat, where it crashed into a long
train of freight cars heavily laden with coke.
The ensino was demolished and it rained
coke for rods in all directions, the train being
broken Into atoms. By the merest acoldent
nobody was hurt, but the money loss was
heavy. Wheeling Cor. St. Louis Republic.
The Professor's Grammar.
"When a Princeton man was sick," said a
graduate the other day at tho University
club, "old Dr. McCosh would call and see
him at his quarters to see If anything could
be done for him. Horace Porter, of the class
of '87, was ill one day, and while be wa
stretched out on bis steamer chair wondering
how Ions 1 would bo before he would be
able to get out on the campus, there was e
knock on the door. 'Whose thcref asked
Porter. 'It's me. Dr. McCosh,' was the an
sww In a bard Scotch tongue. Thinking It
was one of his fellow students, Porter re
torted, having his Lindley Murray to mind,
'You're a liar.' If It were Dr. McCosh he
would say 'It ij I.' As soon as the retort was
made Porter beard feet ecuGing down the
corridor. He want to the door, opened it,
and looking down in the direction which the
shambling walker had taken, ho saw the back
of the tall, stoopod form v," Dr. McCosh dis
appearing. Dr. McCosh c referred to the
Incident afterward, and j.uDg Porta-, who
Is a son of Gen. Horace Porter, of 2ow York
city, did not repeat tho story until be had re
ceived his sheepskin. "Cincinnati Commer
cial Gazette. "
V.", are grateful to a Freach writer Who hoi
with commendable Industry collected tuauy
of the ancient mottoes traced upon quaint old
bouses and furniture. Ho says:
- "In many ports of Germany and Bavaria
and Saxony may be read those beautiful
words of welcome: "God bless thy coming in
and thy going- out!' or 'Let tho blessinjof
God rest upon this bouse, and upon all who
enter or leave lti'
"Not unfrequeutly a touch of humor crept
In among the staid old burgers. Upon a
candle manufactory was emblazoned: 'If, O
people, death in thy house be like the snuff of
the candle of life, thou kuowest by the odor
whether It be a tallow caudle or a wax one.'
"In the great dining hall of the fortress of
Marion burg. In western Prussia, is Inscribed:
'He who wUbes to eat here must be delicate
In hla eating, chaste In his conversation, and
peaceful In bis manner; above ail, pious and
loyal; If not, be will soon receive notice to
quit.' "Harper's Bazar.
Druggist (to lazy man who bad
turned -over a' sew leaf) "You are
early of late; yon used to be behind be
fore but now you are first at last." Old
man who did not lee the point. "Give
me my Bull's Cough Sjrnp and stop your
P10N JER DAYS.
.a Old Settler's Bm mbr,ae-a et
Early iysoa the Upp-r Mlaslealp-pi-
Galena ambeat Kwi.'
Correrpondance of tl e Argas :
KoCK IsLaKD. Feb. S3 About 1848
William Lodwlck, an uncle of Mrs.
Bovle and Mrs. Bailey, of our city, came
around from Cincinnati to Oalena with a
small steamer and commenced making
reiiUlsr trips be ween Galena and St.
Paul. Some of ourOalenians soon be
came interested ith him, nod this small
beginning was ths nucleus around which
was built up gradually the Uilena St.
Paul Packet Co., one of the strongest and
most successful list was erer organized
on the great river. Two oiher brothers
of Oapt. Lodwlck afterwards became in
terested in the line and both had com
omnd of boats By 1834 some six of
eight magnificent steamers belonging to
this line were engaged ta the trade be
tween Glent and bit. Paul. - There was
an immense tush of emigration to Minne
sota through Gl na and the boats were
always well loaded with passengers and
freight. The company had also a tri
weekly line of rackets plying between
Oalena and the head of the lower rapids;
also a line from the head of the lower
rapids to Rock Inland. Galenians became
interested in a number of boats running
between St. Louin and Galena. A large
amount of the s ock in the old reliable
Northern Lino wis owned in Galena. At
least two thirds of the stock in boats
eneaged in traffic on the river above St.
Louis was owned la Galena. Both of
these gret.t lines were doing well and
making money for their stockholders op
to 185S or 1800, when, unfortunately
for the stockholding, and for the public,
a man, whose ways were darker and
more tortuous tbnn any heathen Ghlnee,
called in late years Commodore David
son. by his ad oit and unscrupulous
manipulations cbtained a footing in
the Galena and St. Paul Packet Co.
In Irss than five years ll wS a total
wreck sold out for from 158 t 23 per
cent. The wreck fell int Davidson's
hands. A few yesr later, after running
opposition to thf Northern Line two
years, be obtained a fooling in this line
with the same result, only worse. Rock
Island slockholdtrs to the amount of
(50.000 or f 60.1.00. know ho much
Hie siock la wirth knew that the
Northern Line wai swallowed whole.
In 1846 I took my first trip up the
river. A prty of some thirty or more
of Gale aans ladies and gentlemen
was made up to ti.ke a trip with Cspt
John Atchison to Fort Snelling. At
mat time there wat no St. Paul or Min
neapolis In those days steamers did
not mke very regular trips. Asa rue.
they were never in a burrv. and
were very accommodating to their pass
sengers. When we arrived at the fort, as
we wished to go over to the Falls of St
Anthony, the Cap), said he would give us
all the lime we Wanted. We obtained
from the officers of the fort the necessary
transportation, tbiee or four heavy mule
teams attached to lumber wagons, and so
went lumbering over tbe beautiful prairie
for Ove miles wheu we came to tbe falls
Tbe captain furnubed us with a bountl
fui lunch of which we partook on the
green sloping ban t overlooking the falls
I be only building there was an old
wooden saw mill, not in use. Tbe falls
appeared then to be about twenty feet
high and nearly pei pendicular. They have
since beoome much worn away and now
look more like a swift abrupt rapid . We
stsyed there about three hours enjoying
tho beautiful scenery and gathering
prairie flower. 1 which there were an
We bad a very j illy, enjoyable time In
our rough ride, mostly without seats. On
our trip nearly every evening after the
supper tab'es were cleared away, the two
or three musicians belonging to tbe col
ored cabin crew ould commence play
ing, and then dancing was the order of
tbe evening until 10 o'clock, in which
christians and sinters, old and young.
rreeiy participated, not Knowing, poor
souls, any better. S. W. McM.
Aaverie-tf Xist of Lrrure No. SX
List of letter, ancallwl for at tho Poslofficc at
Rock Inland, fiock Island county. IUInot.
tro n, lis,.
Mstsick Hon J. B
Mural Mrs Kora
O'Bourke T C
Ho his Joan
H&l-a t Jst-ob
Hrown M ;
Buckley Mrs Kate
Enckson Miss Louisa
Fu&r Jno ()
Jon-son Jona Erlck
s Glreth, anniDar of tua list whan ealllna for
drartiaad latum. A. BUES1XI O, if. M
ai O A Wheelook to D L Wheolock.
lot 1, block 0. Atkinson's second addi
tion, Moline, $1,603.
Anna J Collins to W F Henderson, lot
11. block 1, C Buford's addition; lot
and pt lot 5, Carter s subdivision; lots 4.
3, 6, block 1, J W flpeocer's second addi
tiou; pt lots 8 and 7. lot IS. J W Spen
cer's addition. Hock Island, five deeds, $1
Don't Ost Caught
This spring wltb yr ur blood full of im
purities, your dlges Ion Impaired, your
appetite poor, kiun'ys and liver torpid,
and whole system liable to be prostrated
by disease but get yourself into good
condition, and read r for tbe changing
and warmer weathor, by taking Hood's
Sarsaparilla. It stands unequalled for
purifying the blood, giving an appetite.
sna for a general string medicine.
Daring the year 1887 tbe Russian
tobacco factories turned out 8,393,757,-
A Woman' D isoovsr j.
' "Another wonderful discovery has
been made, and that, too, by a lady In
this country. Disease fastened its
clutches upon her and for seven years she
withstood Its severet U tests, but her vital
organs were undermined and death
seemed imminent. For three months she
coughed incessantly and could not sleep.
She bought of us a bottle of Dr. King's
New Discovery for consumption and was
so much relieved ot taking tbe flist dose
that she slept all night, and with one
bottle bas been miraculously cured. Her
nsme Is Mrs. Luther Lute." Thus write
W. 0.' Hamrick & Co., of Shelby, N. C.
Get a free bottle at Harts & Bahnsen's
RI VXTIDICT CMaJIMOCS .
W. D. Suit, druigist, Bippua. Ind
testifies: "I can recommend Electric
Bitters as the very liest remedy. Every
bottle sold bas given relief in every case.
One man took six bottles, and was cured
of rheumatism of ti n years' standing.'
Abraham Hare, druggist, Bellville, Ohio,
affirms: "Tbe best selling medicine I
have ever bandied In my twenty years'
experlenoe, is Electric Bitters." Thous
ands of others have idded their testimo
ny, so that the verdist is unanimous that
Erectrlc Bitters do cure all diseases of
tbe liver, kidneys or blood. Only a half
a dollar a bottle at Hartz & Babnsen's
- acosxxir's AHinaa balvb.
The best salve la the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulcer f, salt rheum, fever
sores, tetter, chsppe I hands, Chilblains,
corns and. all skin rnptlons, and posi
tively cures piles, or no pay required. It
is guaranteed to fl-n perfect satiafactian
ot money refunded.' Prion S5 oanta par
box. For sale btStrttA Eataten.
Ice cream at Krell & Math's.
Duke's preferred stock cigarettes at
Krell St Math's; try them.
For Rr-nt Two rooms over my mor-
cbant tailoring establishment.
J. T. Drxow.
A. D. Huesing, real estate and insur
ance agent. Office No. 1608 Second ave
nue. Rock Island.
Try our borne made caramels and
taffy. We make the finest and know
they are made from the best and purest
materials. Krell & Math, confectioners.
The Royal Insurance company, cf Eng
land, bas the largest surplus of any fire
insurance company in the world. A. D.
Uuesing, agent, office No. 1608 Second
avenue, Kock Island.
Insure in the Bovlston Insurance Co..
of Boston, Mass.. o-ganizd 1872. As
sets nearlv tl.000.000. E. W . Hurst,
agent. Office over Rock Island National
Don't forget to serve your card parties
with ice cream which is put up in tbe
shape of a card and bas the cut of a card
on top. This is something new and no
trouble to serve. Krell A Math will
give you any number of them.
Goods can ba bought at tbe intelligence
office, 1839 Second avanue, on belter
terms than anywhere; small monthly
payments. Rogers" best silverware, war
ranted, lace curtains, rUgs. albums, or
gan bible, clocks, wringers and books.
C-.ll ane see goods. I sell from the lar
gest factories in the United States.
Barth ft Babeoek, Dentists.
No, 1724 Second avenue. Special atten
tion paid to saving the natural teeth and
Inserting teeth without plates.
Taxes Row Dae.
W. J Gahagen. tax collector of the
city-township of Rock Island, bas opened
an office in tn county treasurers office,
COtirt bouse, and is readv to receive the
taxes of 18S9. now due.
Hard coal Market.
Grate and egg sisc. tS per tou: stove.
No 4. and nut. $8 25 per ton; for best
quality of anthracite coal, screened and
delivered in any part of ihecity; 23 cents
per ton discount for cash. Cartge will
be added on all orders cf less than a ton.
E. G. FfUZKR.
Having disposed of our stock of boots
and shoes, and desiring to settle all out
standing accounts, I will be at the oM
stand, 1712 Second avenue, for the next
30 days, where all bUUs against the firm
of Turner & Co will be paid and all
debtors are requested to call and settle.
(. HAS TCRJ.ER.
yourself in life insurance. You will find
the renewable term policy of tbe Provi
dent Pavings Life Assurance society of
ISew York to be tbe best, the cheapest
and the fairest. Avoids the unnecessa
rily high cost of level premiums and the
uncertainty and insecurity of assessment
insurance. Net cost for f 10,000 for year
1887. Age S3. fl07 00; age 35. f 121 .60;
age 40. V169-0U; age 50. 5199.80.
LlKBEBESECBT & OLMSTEAJD,
No. 1712 Second ava.. Rock Island.
To the Crt-ditor ot W illiam Baaaehlll
Notice is hereby given that William
Kamskill, of tbe city of Rock Island,
county of Rock Island, state of Illinois,
did on tbe 17tb day of December, 188S
make an assignment to me of his estate,
to pay debts for the benefit of his credit
ors-, that I have this day qualified as such
assignee in the county court of said
county. The above named creditors will
therefore present their claims against
said Kamskill to me under oath or sffir
mation, within three months from this
data as required by law.
Gsonos Foster, Assignee.
Rock Island. 111., this 80ih day of Deo
The fourth Greek letter society among
the young ladies of Cornell University
bas been formed recently.
Some Foclikh Feoole
Allow a cough to run until it gets beyond
tbe reach of medicine. They often say.
"Ub, it will wear away, but In most
cases it wears tbem sway. Could they be
induced to try tbe successful medicine
called Kemp's Balsam, which is sold on a
positive guarantee to cure, tbey would
immediately see tbe excellent effect after
taking the first dose. Price 30 cents and
tl. Trial sice free. At all druggists'.
The English villages are diminishing
in population, owiDg to the exodus of the
unemployed, who are flocking into the
towns at the rate of 60,000 or 70,000
Tbe only complexion powder in the
world that is without vulgarity, without
injury to the user, and without a doubt
beautifleT, is Pozzoni's .
Kansas has twice the area of growing
wheat this season that it had last.
Patent. Cast and Wrought
Cheapest Fence in the world for re si
dence and lots.
Made any height desired.
J. E. DOWNING,
Successor to Geo. Downing. Jr.,
A. D. HUESING.
R,prrnts. anions: other tlm,-trlcd and waU
Bown Fir, lasoraucOompeniaa, the following:
Royal Insurance Uonpany. of England
wescnester Fire Ins. Co., of N. Y.
Buffalo German Ins Co.. Buff do. N Y.
Rochester German Ins. Co. Roch'rN T
German Fire Ins. Co.. of Peoria. 111.
Citizens lea. Co . of Pittsburgh. Pa.
Exchange Fire Ina. Co.. of New York.
Office No. 1608 Second Ave..
J. M, BUFORD,
Tha old Flan and Time-trlea Companies
LOSSES PROMPTLY PAD,
a low as Boy iHabl nonoanv east
vr fwunap II soncuac
in juaa bjock.
An Indiana citizen bas -followed the
example of a southern man and eloped
wun nts divorced wife.
Tl Is powder never Taneg. a marvel of purity,
Htiength and wtaolenomenesB; more econon J
thnnikaAMliniM Llnt K. Kb
competition with the multitude of low test, shorty
weigm aiam or pDospbate powder. fftd only
eins. Rotal Bums Powbsb Co., 1M Wallft.
WANTED JN LADIES' DWARTMEN'T,
housekeepers, bookkeeper. stenoeraDhen.
type wrltere, clerks, o lire managers for ladles'
parlors, domestic girls for flrttt-cisn families, 108
East Second street, Davenport. Iowa.
TTT-AWTED-AOEIfTS for oor NEW PATENT
V Firw-Proot Hale ; slse JsxlSilS; weight 600
lbs.; retail nrlcSS: others In Dromnlnii. tlh.
M award (silver medal) Centennial Exnoeltlun.
Rare chance; permanent buslnemt. Our prtfoe
lowest. We ara not In the f i trnfi..m
territory atvan. Alpln bate Co.. Cincinnati. Ow
T D AIL BC81NESS MEN. CON-
trsctors. factorr snd soon ir-anaeers. em
ploying help, to call or ,nd your orders' or flmt
clais help for all branches and of vl nationalties.
in, tssi second ttreei, uavenori.
WANTED. THREE STRICTLY FIRST
clas traveling sale men; too accntomt'd
to handling Jobbing trade preft-rrcd; to the 'tgut
men a handeome salary will be given. Apply In
per-on or By 'etter to Kock Noveity Company,
tealeeuia ana rllla avenue. fT.-ttt
WANTED TRAVELING SALESMEN, OF
flee manager, dry eood-t clerks, boot and
shoe clerks, bar J ware darks, dm? and Krocery
clerks, collectors, coachmi a, cabmen, porters, ho
tel el rk. cook and waiters, at lh Commercial
Employment Excuaage, 10S East Second street,
Da n, ort.
WANTEi) FARM MAN'OERS. FARM
hands driver, wagon makers, buegy mak
er and blacksmlthn, sign wri er, buggy paint ra
and shOii teen We gurantc, satisfactory position
orrefun ',18 East second et-eet, Uavennort.
OVKR9BER3 WANTED EVERYWRERB AT
bom. Or to travel. W, wish to employ a ra
liable per-on in your county to tack op advertise
menu and enow cards of Electric Goods. Adver-
Ixemeots to bv tacked a everywhere, on treea.
fences and turnpikes, tn conspicuous places, tn
town and country In all parti- of the Uni ed States
andiai aaa. Meaay employment ; vagesfz.CO
per day; expenses advanced ; no talking requir
ed. 1 ocal work for all or part of the time. Ad
drees with rump, EMOrff A CO.,
Managera, Ml vine st , Cincinnati, O.
Na attention paid to postal cards.
ATTORNEY AT LAW Office wiia J. T. Kea
worthy. 1TS Socondsvenue.
ATTOStNSY AT LAW. Office In Rock lalano
.1 National Bank Building, Kock Island, il).
TTORNEY AT LAW-Offloe la Poet Office
n, block. July 11 dw
E. W. Ill KST.
TTOKNEY AND COUNSELLOR
fl Offioe in Mwonlc Temple bloc
over Rock U
and National Bank. Rock I aland. Dl.
I. a iwasjrsT.
8 WEES EI
I TTORNEY8 AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW
.1. Office In Bengsua's block. Rock Island, IU.
TTORNEY AT LAW Loans money en gouC
."laeenritr, Dike collect! na. Reft renos, Mitch
ell m Lyudti, bankers, office la Po, '.office block
D. S. SCHUERWAS.
RCHITECT AND SCPERTXTENDENT -Main
iioince l.lnclu-attl. Ohio: office over
tloual Bank, Rock Island.
ST. LUKE'S COTTAGE UOSI'ITAL,
01 THIRD AVENUE, between
9TATE OF ILLINOIS, I
Boca Islaxd CorwTr f
la the Circuit Court, In Chancery.
Charles E. Welilna ve WUiian-n EMwarA. J u
Kav son, .-settle H. Davlaon. Fred Edwards. Ella
mBgiii.niuiain at. Edward and Samuel Bowie.
xor cioaure uereral o I 8s.
Notice ts hereby given that tiv vlrrna of a da.
crve or said court. ,ntr.reci in tbe above en itled
causa, on me ivui dsy or January, A. D. 18HS,
abau, on Satur-iey the lata dav of March, A. D.
1880, at the hoar of 1 o'clock in tbe afternoon,
at the north door of the court httiae. in toe citv
of Kock Island, in said county of Kock Island, to
satisfy said decree, "ell at puhllo vendue, to the
highest and beat bidder for cash, those certain
pa'Oelsof laid, situate In the count v of Rock
Island and state of Ullsola. known and described
as louows, to-wu:
Lot i No. on, (1) and two (2 tn black No. two
(S)lnWoodV seconded) addition to the town
(now city) of Molina.
Dated at Hock Ialand. Illinois, this lSlh day of
tuiuar;,a. U., laos.
HEN RT CURTIS.
Master to Chsnoery, Rock Island Co.. Ill
w M. A. MitiK, Oomplt's Sol r. 14-dS0t
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
RK ISL4JTD OcCXTT
In the Circuit Court In Chancery
Sarah E. King vs. Frank Hammerly, Jamea Hanv-
meny, jonn Hammerly, Jacob Hammerly. Deli
lab Roberta, Jnlta Rains, Lavina Martindale and
Clyde Herrick Partition. neral No. W39.
Notice Is hereby glrsa that byrirtueof a decree
of said court, entered la th, above en'ltled cauae,
on tbe 8th day of February. A. D. 1BS. I shall.
ou Saturday the Bth day of March. A. D. 189,
at the nour or i o'clock in in, afternoon, at the
north door of tbe court house, tn the city of Rock
Island, In said county of Rock Inland, sell st
public auction, to the hlgheat and beat bidder fur
casb In hand, that certain parcel of Isnd, situate
la the county of Kock Island and state of Illinois,
known and described aa follows, to-wit :
Lot seven (7) m idock two nt) in that part of the
city of Rock Ialand known as mil let's addition.
Dated at Kock Island, Illinois, this 8th day of
February, A. D. 1889. HENKY CL'RTIS.
Master In Chancery, Rock Ialand v.0 ,111.
Gtrrxa A SwstsiT, Oomplt's Sol'tr. -d4w
Br virtue of an alls exacnllon and faa bill No.
ftW7 issued ont of th, cM'i ottce of the circuit
oourt ol Rook I!ai d county, and state of Illinois,
ana to nie directed, wherebf I am commanded to
make th, amount of a certain judgment recently
obtained a-ai at Patrice Quinlan and In favor of
Alice Vulnlao, out of th, land, tenement, goods
and chatt- la of th, aaid defendant. Pat Ick Quin
tan, I bav, levied upon the following propertr,
to wit LoU one (1) and fonr, i4l in block twelve.
(IS) In Chicago or lOwar addl'lon to th, city of
Rock Island in county of hock Island and stats of
Therefor,, according tot aid command, I shall ex-
Soae f r ale at pu biic auction all the ri;ht, tttl - and
itaroat of ih, abov, named Patrick Quinlan In and
o the above described Drooertv. on natardar. tha
thdayof Marota. leva, at o'clock p. m. at the
nonn ooor m vne muri aonse in tn- city or Kock
Island. In th county of Rock Island and state of
Illinois, for cask in band, to satisfy ssia execution
and fee bill
Dated at Book Ialand this 15th dsv of February,
A. D. 1888. t. 8. 8ILYIS,
SharUf of Rook Island county, Ildnols.
Estate of afaneare J. Bears, daceaaed.
Th, undersigned having Deen appointed admin
laiiator of the eetat, of Marcaret t. Sears, lata
of the coHBtT ot Rock Ialand. state of Illinola, de
ceased, hereby irivt a notice that h, will appear
before th, roanty court of Rock Island county, at
th, oiflee of th, clerk of said court, la the citr of
Kock Ialand, at Um April tarm, on the first Mon
day In April neX', at which time all persons h ty
ing clsli against said estate are notified and re
quested to attend for th, purposa of having ta,
same dtoatad. All person indebted toeaid aetata
are eeqaaatodt nuike tosasxlist, payment to ta,
undrlaTeal "-- .- - ,
Dated thAa lath dsvcf February. A. S. U6B. ,
- A. MCSCSANT. ldmlnlaaatai.
aVnaUt pLaAaaavarAtiomay. ., ... . UdSw'
Chicago, Rock. Island & Pacific.
Train Leav4 Tor Chicago.
7:45 a m
Paetenger 11 :M p m
Arrive from Chleaoo.
. t:40a m
8:6 p m
S:S0 p m
T :40 pm
11 :0 p tn
Day Bzpree and Mail .:45m
Night Express and Mall 7:4Spm
Day Express 4:4.1 am
8:iBpm 11:40 pin
Day Express and Mali 4 :60 a m
Atlantic raeceuger 8:58 s m
Night Express l:SSpm
Depot, Mc line Avenue.
F. COOK. Agent, Rock Island.
Chicago, Bcbuhgtok & Qthnct.
Lonls Bxpre A:4fia.ae 6:20 a. a a
LnHe F press 8:S0r. . SWp.ma
Pi.nl K xpreas 8 :00 a. O
P 111 Kvnu fp.AAK
. . . b..... i.avr.M.V ...........
Way Frel ht(MonuHh) 8:l!a. a. ft 1:60 r.n.b
Way Freight Sterliru) 8:00 a. w.o 8:80 r. u.b
Sterling Passenger 8 MO a, a. 6 6 :M r. a.6
suauy. v uBiiy ex Bunoav.
M. J. TOCNO. Agent
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Pact
BACIKB AKD a. W. DIVISION
Mall and Expres-, 8:45 a m
A :10 n m
8U raul Expr cs. 8:00 v m
-1. accoro . .. ....s:mi p m
Pt. A Ac com 7:80 am
E. D. W. HOLMES. Agent.
FAST MIL THAIN with Vestibnled train be
tween Chicago, Milwaukee, it. haul and Minne
apolis. TRA 8-CONTIN r NT A L ROUTE between CM-
cago. Council Blnff, Omsta and the Fscifio
GREAT NATIONAL ROUTE between Chicago
Kmeas City and St. Joseph, Mo.
8W0 MILES OP ROAD reaching all principal
rolnta In Illinois, Wlvconein, Minnesota, Iowa,
Mieeourl and Dakota.
For maps, time tables, rstos of ptssge and
freight, etc , apply to the nearest station agent
of the Chicago. Milwaukee ft S . Paul Railway, or
to any rallroau agent anywhere in tbe world.
ROsWELL MILI.Eit, A V. H. CARPENTER,
ueneral Manage. Uen 1 Fass.dt T. Agt.
sy For information in reference to Lands and
Sown, owned by by the Chicago. Milwaukee A
Paul Kr.ilwav t' muanv. write to H f4 Han-
gen. Land oommiaaloner Milwaukee. Wisconsin.
& Ohio R. R,
Is now offering for eale ia tracts to
suit purcliisera over
Bailable for Furminu. Gardening, Stock
Raisin;; and Lumbering.
For particulars adaress or apply to
Land and Developement Co.,
Or anv of the followinff named reoresen
tatives of the MOBILE & OLTIO Rail
F. K. CH APMAV, Gnfrl pent. Chtcafto.ni
M. P. COOK. Trav. Pass. Ast. Flints Mich.
K. K. POKT, Trav, Pass. agt. 106 5orth 4ta
Street, 8t, Ionta, Mo.
J N BRERL -', Land and Immigration Agent.
106 Norlh 4th Si reel. !-t. Louis Mo
J. L. O. CUAKLTUN, Uen'l Paas. Affont. Mo
When writing mention the Asors.
V. S H F. V.M. S.
Honorary frradnate rnd medalllt of the Ontario
Ye'erinary Coll- ire; mi-mber of Montreal Veter
inary College, and member of the Veter nary Med
ical Aaooclallon, will rrea on the latest and moat
aclentific prlnciplea all the disease r.nd abnormal
conditions of tbe domesticated suiir sla.
Examlnstiont, cousultsllon and advice positive
Calls Promptly attended to.
Charges moderate In every case.
Office, resldenoe and telephone call, Commer
otal hotel. Rock Island, 111.
Wa cod flnn our Loans to Improved
Farm In the safest counties of
Iowa, and oa request
Prompt payment ef principal and interest
HEINZ & HIR3CHL,
On the ltth day of January nerf, commencing at
the hour of two o'clock in tbe afternoon, the un
dersigned, assignee of William Ramskill. will offer
for sale at No. lttOS Second aven-ie la this etty, to
the highest bidder for cash In band, the entire
stock of clothes and rents' furnishing foods
which were assigned to me by said Kamskill on
the lTib Inst., to piy debts. The goods to be ao'd
can be inaneeted by say party lnteveeted 'at the
place named any dav, Sunday excepted, before
tha sale between tha hoars of two aaa fonr o'clock
'Bock Island, 1U-, Dea. fata, iV ': ''
- wSOBOK FOBT1K, AaslfBM,
guide. I -r-
1523 and 1525
Second Avenue, Rock Islana
Can now show yon
t33fIiem ember the place, one door West of Harper's Tlir
lie. The only double front store in Rock Island.
J. B Z1MMER
No. 1810 SVconcl avenue, 13 receiving tiailv bis stock of
FALL AND WINTER GOODS
of the latest patterns. CaII and examine them and renum
ber that he makes his suit up in the latest styles.
BTIS PRICES ATtKl LOW.
Gordon's Hotel and Restaurant,
West Side Market Square, - ROCK. ISLAND, ILLS.
Has the large" Dining Room ia the trinities seating capacity 250 petsoos
25 rents buys a good wholesome meal
85 cents pays for a night a' lodging la clean beds.
City Boarders at reasonable rate9.
P. 8. All must come pober. C. D. GORDON. Propter.
J. A. GENUNG.
The popular and reliable Grocer.
Cor. Eighth St. and Third Ave.,
as cheap as they ran be sold .
He pays tbe highest market price for
and always has a nice stock
r"nnnt. ivd fradn hark, ji.idl TbeSirnnKa.-.;, Cli :ii -
est, and lt Idiicn
ing lor leather ana
Rubber Betting. A
ware of fraiululent
snd poor ImliaUoiia
tKU tmdr atorir dTrwH
nrsos ue pacaatie.
Patented o)y a, law.
ImMrU a li Ui&nt trajuMrancT to theskiu.
nttVMallpinrtea. (males aMidiaciiiratljHL
saM by all nnveiaaa druaha, or mail4 ror SO
a m al SatWsaaa w I
in stampe by
the Largest ett ok of ti
in this market,
in the West.
VF.LLUn NIU.Vl. VELLOIV 'III
Use 'Peerless Brand"
Fresh Raw Oysters.
Selected snd packed tth cloanlirei'? a. 4 oarr
C H. PEARSON & CO,
Thev are the Beat. A-k vonr (irve r fir thrs
lHaitoi's Hot coffee
Five Cent Lunch Counter.
A fall line ot
Comer Ninth Street nnd
Oalv naaulaa Systran f Memory Tr"'
t ear Baaka learned in ane readiaS
Allad wanderlna curefl. .
Every child and arfalt arreatiy J"
Oraat iadaaemanta to OjrrMipoiideoM
tananfau. with ODtmans of tr. ."A,
deecatfc .V. r IMoaaxa rj'ViiM,
! sua uavauwa-l -ar- . riisi DV
W'-"' ' u r.