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THE STORY OF THEIR BEGINNING
AND EARLY PROGRESS.
Bt-iijamln Harris th First American Pub
llsli.r Journal Conducted by the
Franklin Suppressed by an jl ct of the
1-eglalatnre Old Style of Printing.
To Bonjiimiu Hurrls is due the credit of
having published the first American news
paper. It was printed in Boston by Richard
PidYce. the first Dumber being IhsucU on fVpt.
25, WHO. It was the intention of the pub
lisher to Issue a monthly edition, but on ae
cnuot of me unfavorable criticisms it was
almost immediately suppressed by the auttinr
itiva. But one ropy is in existence, wbioh is
ptivn mcd ill Lon.lou. It bears the title Pub
lifk Oo'urrenrvH, Both Foreign and iKmies
ticlt. The first newHpaier that bad any consid
erable exixteiKe Tlie BoxUra New, Let
ter. This was published and printed by John
Campbell, ami appeared on April 'H, 1704. It
was iued weekly aud continued to apear
nntil 17711 Next in order was The Huston
Uazotte, Hrxt published on Dec. 21, 171'J. On
the ifid of iKwiulier of the same year The
American Weekly Mercnrie appear"-! in riiil
alelphia, the famous William Bradford be
ing the editor.
TlieappeKraneoof The New Knlno.1 t'ou
mnt.a weekly newaper ptiblisheil by James
Fiaukliu,elderlrtherof Benjamin Frauklin,
tixk place on Aug. 17, 17.'l. The new journal
at oure attraeteii attention by the slashing
style of its editorials and criticisms, and the
life of its editor was by no meau an easy one.
Franklin bean by fnllitu; foul of the clergy
and became involved in a fierce controversy
with Increino Mather and other ministers,
and was so liberal in his criticism of public
affairs that in IT.1--' a resolution possctl the
Legislature forbidding James Frauklin to
print or publish The New Knland Couraut or
auy other pamphlet or pti'r of like nature,
except it le first suiervistsl by the secretary
of the province. For some time Fraukliu
yielded oliedieni-e to this edict, but within
few months after it was issued his nper
again apieiired, with the name of Benjamin
Franklin, a lv of Hi, and a couisitor in the
office, at the head of the cvlumns as the pro
prietor. New York could not bonst the posaexsion of
a newspaer until Oct 10, 17'.'.', when William
Bra.iford. founder of The 1'hiladrlphia Mer
curie, published the New York Gazette. Ju
17VSS, Btnj.'iiuin Frauklin eKtablisiied The
I'enusylvania Gazette, which ap(eared in
Philadelphia. This journal continued in
existeuce until l4.t, w hen it was merged in
The North American,
I'nder Frankliu's able management it be
came the leniiitig newspaper of the country,
and during the controversies with England
preceding the Revolution took a strong stand
in favor of resistance and independence. The
famous letters of John Adams over the
pseudonym of Novanglus ap(earvd in its
columns. The first newsjiaper published in
Virginia was issued at Williamsburg in 171!;.
It was entitled The Virginia tJazi-fte, edited
by Willimii Turks, who, during the nine pre
ceding years, had published The Maryland
Gazette at Annapolis. In 1771 the first num
bers of The Massachusetts Spy, edited by
Isaiah Thoiims, apieared in Boston. It was
removed to Worcester in 177. w here it is
still published under the title of The Worces
the rresT naiLT.
At the outbreak of the Revolutionary war
there were in existence seven newspapers in
Massachusetts, one in New Hampshire, two
in Rhode Island, four in Connecticut, four in
New York, nine in Pennsylvania, two each
in Maryland. Virginia ami North Carolina,
three in South Carolina and one in Georgia,
total of thirty-seven. With the exception
of The Philadelphia Gazette, which was pul
lished semi-weekly, all were weeklies. In
1"SJ the number had Increased to "Jon, of
which several were dailies.
The Evening Post, established in New York
in H1, whs the first regular afternoon news
paper. It is also the oldest joumul outside
of Massachusetts, with the exception of Tue
New York Commercial Advertiser, which
appeared in 17!"7. The uewspuper has guno
through man v changes of form. The earl v
English news letter, of the time of Cromwell
were small sheets, printed only on one side,
and cont lining no more matter than is to he
found in two columns of a modern publica
tion. Many were printed fr. in wo., Ion type, and,
in a nii:nl r of instances, direct hand prese
ure upon a siiiriiiip4ed slab of wood or
plate of iron was the means adopted for mak
ing the impression. The type was inked by
brush after each sheet was printed. The
old newsletter style, with the addition f a
fold, and iinpre!.ions taken on each ideof
the sheet, prevailed up to the middle of the
Eighteenth century. The band press was
ud and the ink laid on by a roller. The
hand pree contuiwd in universal employ
ment ill the United States until the end of
the Revolutionary war.
Franklin set the type and turned the crunk
of the press ou las brother's iaper. Kith
water and horse power have been employed
in ruuuing presses, and steam was not util
ized to any extent nutd some tune after the
opening of the present century. Within tiie
last half century the improvement, have
been immense, and the difference lictweeu
th, newspapers of 140 and the acme of mod
ern Journalism is fur greater than that lie
tween those of the time of IVesident W. 1L
Harrison an. I Fraukiin's hand printed sti.-et.
llarher generally Have (iooil t:ye.
The Bosa Ever ft shaved by a twrb-r
who wore glasses f Just think over dow and
M if you can remember any burbcr wh i
ver wore glas. I have been in the busi
ness twenty years aud I would lie more apt
to see such barbers than you. I don't believe
that I ever saw more than three. A man
who can't see well has no business fooling
round another man's face w ith a razor. I
went into a recruiting office once, thinking I
would eulist They asked me several tuea
I1 - twins an tnciuiry aliout my
tmstneas. I MKl 1 u a burlier. TIM r-
crnitiuK nflhsar rejilied at on-e: "Then your
eyesight is all right." I don't think I aver
saw a cross-eyed barber in niy life. As a
rule, the ImrU-r's eyesight is better than any
class or business or profession which you
find. Chicago Tribune.
The lor tor's Tarn.
Dr. Ross Ilryte, in a talk with a Pittsburg
Commercial Gazette reporter, told of some
peculiar people he had met in his professional
capacity. One lady brought a four karat
diamond and asked to have it set in one of
her front teeth. It was done as she directed,
but could not be fastened hi securely. When
the learned this she had the tooth drawn aud
a false one mail, with the diamond set in the
center of it, Due day she was playing with
her iet (ssslle when her diamond tooth
dropped out of her mouth. Tbedog swallowed
the ftein, plute and all, and the lady was
sorely disturbed, both over the loss of her
tooth aud the danger in which her pet's life
bad been placed. The tooth was recovered,
however, and tbn dug Is still living.
AN INCIDENT OF THE RAIL.
Tha lira Art ot an Kiic'iieer Who It
uemuered His Own Little t.lrl.
We went win, hug up the mnuiituins, our
niassiv, engine drawing us up the curving
grades without an apiwreiit effort. We had
crossed an iron bridge and made a curve, at
the end of which another was in si;;ht, wind
ing to the left, and a short distance from the
track a cottage home stood in the shadow of
tha hills. Lisjking st it to a point just
beyond, which was visible from my side of
the engine, 1 saw and I excitedly exclaimed:
"A child ou the track !"
At the exclamation John sprang from his
seat One glance down the track and his face
became pallid. A child 3 years old, per
bniH stooil midway lietweeu the rails and
not 100 yards from the engine. I looted from
John to the child. It stood faciiur us, clap
ping its little bauds as it was wont to do
from its mother's arms, rha, at the sie
ing of the cars. In another instant 1 was
thrown forward almost pitching through
the glass window in front. At the same mo
ment I heard a scream, a woman's voice, and
with arms aloft and fai-e paralyzed with ter
ror the mother stood upon the steps of her
cottage. We were nearer the child it was
not twenty yards from th engine, which,
wider the pressure of the air brake, was
bumping aud jolting furiously. I looked for
John, his esat was vacant; again ahead; the
pilot was within twenty feet of the child, the
train still in motion, too rapidly to be check
ed before reaching ltt I shut my eyes, my
heart stood stilL Again the mother's heart
rending scream, and I opened my eye, to see
the child tossed several feet hi the air. My
head swam a, I averted niy eyes, and I fan
cied I heard the crushing of the little form
by the now slowly revolving wheels, when in
husky tone, I heard a man', toic utter:
I opened my eye, and Handing upon th
PUo John Altars, holding In hi, arm,
The child, its face wreathed in smiles. The
engine was now at a standstill. From the
cot g the father came with blanched face
and trembling sto. The child in merry
accmt called out, ' Want to ride, papal'
He took his baby from John A Vers' extended
hai its, and, folding her in his arms, sank
dot n on the earth tit,le the track.
J iho clambered back to his perch, and
sou ided the w histle. The passengers looked
out of the window, wondering what hud oc
cur -ed. A trembling hand drew the lever,
whk-h started the engine, pulling and hissing
unt 1 it was going at fuH speed again. 1
tool ed toward John hi, blue eyes were on
the track abend, but they were dimmed.
Tears were on his cheeks, aa he erha
tho ight of w hat would have been his feelings
if b , own little girl had been the one ou the
tratk. Not a word did either of u, speak
unt 1 at Christ ianburg, on the top of the
All. ghanies, 2,000 feet aliove the level, the
train stopped. As I started to leave the rn
gin, I turned and grasped John's baud.
"Vou did a brave thing, John a noble
" Twas the air brake," he modestly and
blmhingly replied; " twas the air hrako that
did itf "lliiladelphia Item,
I'lerrer Than Hvasts.
N s w wilt not go squirrel hunting this
yea-. We have lieen reflecting on the mat
ter tnd have concluded that the destruction
of linipy, innocent live should not bo re
garded a sport. The little hearts that heat
len ath the velvet coats of the gay and frisky
den zens of the forest are just as susceptible
to joy and pain and terror as those that throb
w ithin our own breasts. They are all God's
cret til res, and have a right to life, liberty
aud the pursuit of happiness. How few of
us t link of the tens of thousands of animals
that must die daily that man may live. Man,
the arch devourer, the murderous and re
nioi less tyrant.
''.lie whole earth lattors nu t is in violence
hevf use ot his cruelties, and frsiu the amphi
the troof sentiment nature there sounds in
fam y's ear the bleat of one wide and universal
SUIT ring n dreadful homage to the power of
nali, re's const ituted lords." Man is pre-eminent
among the Hercest animals of prey.
Not content with satisfying bis luxurious
appetite, this most ferocious, ingenious and
imp acuble of the carnivora. who revels iu
flcsi and tiood with gluttouless glee, also
males a sp.vt of the destruction of life.
Wbu he wants a day off a day of pleasure
and recreat-ou he goes forth to the woods,
and with the eager fierceness of the hyena,
w at -bee for his prey.
The savage beasts of the jungle only de
stroy life when hunger or fear drives them
to it. but man, the Image of his maker, kills
for i port for the mere gratification it affords
him to take life. If animals have souls, as
niacy goisl and wise men believe, what must
the departed spirits of the slaughtered hosts
thia i of the proud princes of creation who
stall, rampant amid the blood and groans
anil igouyof their fellow creatures. Puuxsu
tawney U'a.) Spirit.
'tr. Florence nn the Old Comedies.
It seems to me that the time is ripe for
thoughtful and well considered revivals of
the ld comedies, on tho theory that there
can never bo too much of a good thing.
Events have proved the truth of the position.
Take last season, for instance, w hen Mr. Jcf
fersi n was touring in "The Rivals." He was
inva -ial.l v greeted by crowded houses, and it
was notable fact that the matinee audiences
wer coniiosvd of the very liest class of peo
ple, tnd prominent actors who were not act
ing themselves came to these performances
to le delighted with Sheridan's wit and
charmed by Mr. Jefferson's acting. Old
authors should be revere. 1 like old masters.
Win do art students go abroad save to re
ceive inspiration from the works of the old
masters of pictorial and sculptural art, and
it se. ms equally right that we should arcord
the me respect to tho old masters of litera
ture. They should be studied with as much
reverence as are Raphael, Michael Angelo,
Corr-ggio and the rest, for their work was
foun led on the basis of all truth nature. It
must tie confessed that these revivals of the
old remedies are wholesome. They act like a
ton on the Kdy theatrical and infuse fresh
life i lid itor into it. Philadelphia Times.
I all, Arrltileacon, and Young Man.
At interesting anecdote upicars iu a north
couu-ry jiapcr under the title of "The Earl,
the Archdeacon, and The Young Man." The
earl as traveling in a first-class carriage on
the Northeastern line, occupying a corner
seat xith his back to tlie engine. The young
man occupkd the other end of the same seat.
The archdeacon entered aud Kit on the oppo
site fide to the earl. The w ind was boister
ous, .in.l as the w indow next to the earl was
partially down, the archdeacon got the full
Is'ue it of the draught. The reverend gentle
man, therefore, with an ajsilogv to the earl,
rose tnd cl.wed tho window. The rarl, re
marl uig that they must have ventilation,
and that the archdeacon could sit on the other
side, opened the window again. Uinm this
the J uug man changed place with the arch
deacon, and again put the window up. The
carl prudently collapsed. It suliseqiiently
transpired that he was traveling with a
tlirec or's ss. Now, I know who the arch
deaci u was, and I know who the young man
was. But who was the earl f Loudon Truth.
On-, can always find an answer to the most
diflic lit question by looking far enough for it,
"O mamma, do wake up!" cried little Nell
one Dioming, just as the light was comiDg.
"Uov can you sleep so long!"'
B it this isn't long. It is only C o'clock."
"O i, but I've leen awake hours and
" V ben were you awake hours aud hours P
asked mamma, a little severely.
Nd remembered how often she hud been
repro.-ed for exaggeration, and paused.
Then a bright thought struck ber.
"Yeterday," she replied, promptly.
Troirt alnut 7 in the morning till 8 at
night I'm sure that's hour, and hours!"
Yout i's Companion.
State's Attorney So the defendant did
proix se to you that you set fire to the store
and get half of the insurance. State now
whether or not he offered to protect you
from all risk of punishment at the hands of
the la w. W hat d id he say about that 1
Wi ness Yes, ,ir; he promised to see me
through. He said he'd manage to catch me
in th act and let you prosecute me. Mun
Th Worst Tet.
"Jo ies, I bear you said I was carousing
aroun I town last night. Now you've got to
cuntn dirt that statement. I left the club
justa'ter I J; stopped into the oyster saloon
when: 1 met you, ate half a dozen raws aud
went directly home. Now you've"
Jon That's what I said, and now you
own ip to it.
Bro n I'd like to know howf
Jon. You acknowledge that you were.
midni,;ht raw oysterer, dont youl That',
what i said. Judge.
First Passenger (standing in car) Pm go
ing to make that man move up aud giv me
half ot bis seat.
Beet ud Passenger Co slow; that', old
Specie Do you know what that men is
Firs . Passenger If pork Is eight cents a
pound live weight, 1 should think be ought
to be u-orth lit) easy enough. Exchange.
Fond of Musle.
Fund Mamma Oh, ancle, you should see
our darling baby whan I play the piauo. He
listens by th hour, and when I ceaa, playing
the nu-se ha to take him away, be cries so
awfully. Cynical Unci Perhaps aw
my d r, be aw weep, for-w joy I
Plttab irg Bulletin,
La t at the baD laet nbrht
Behind th roses, hidden from th glare
Vt'l ere we sat out of sight)
A women', heartl
An I the reward. If you should find tt, dear,
A, I should return the trtmag tblng to m,
Wl y you may keep It for your bt lesty.
Kathertn Bergei la Ufa
Th, are two kind, of headache nat
nral ai d acquired.
Pear, It is twilight lime, the time of rest;
Aht tssnse that weary iwctna; to and fro;
Bit down beside me In this cushioned nest.
Warm Hh tha brUrh loess of our tni-le glow.
Dear, ihon art troubled. Let me share thy lot
tf shallow, ss I shared thy sunshine hours,
I am nn child. ihmiK b childhood, half fonrot,
l close behind me with ha toys end dowers.
1 am a woman, waked by happy love
To Seep home's sacred altar fire ai,'ghtt
Thou hast elected m to stand above
All nt hers In thine heart. ? claim my right 1
Net wife alone, but mate and comrade true)
I share thy rie, let me share thy rue I
inner I know It Clod hath msde It so;
Pill fnaa his hand shall we take good alone.
And evU never? I et Hi world's wealth go
Lire hath no loss which love cannot atoue.
Hliow the new hard pat h t bat we must tread.
I shall not faint or falter by the way ;
And he there el. si.t or sunshine overhead,
I shall not fall thee to my dylns; day.
Hut hive nin, lor, ma, let our hearts and llss
I'luur vhwer In our sorrow tbaa In Joy,
l,et faith outshine our fortune In eclipse.
And love deem wealth a kat and broken toy.
Joy msile us glad, let sorrow find us true;
U.sl blessed our roses, he will bests our rue.
All Th Year Hound.
Josh Ttllllnrt' Philosophy.
Fust improshun, are sol tew be lasting.
Knuy mail who ha, only lieen stung U a hor
nt oiiis will swear to this.
The snf.-st way for most folks to do iz to do
azthe rest do. Thare ain't but phew who
knu navigate without a kompass.
Aw izemnn iz never konfounded bi w bat
he don't understand, but a fool generally iz.
Yung man, d.m't grind your scythe all on
I don't know ova more lamentable sight
than an old rake Even reientance looks like
weakness in him.
Politeness iz often wasted, but it iz a good
and cheap mistake tew make. Our very best
thoughts often cum tew us sudden, but sel
dom perfekt. They require polishing them
up to make theui komplete.
Thar seems tew lie a di-gree ov execntrk'ity
attending all ov us; and yu will uotissthis,
that while the excentricitys ov a clown are
quite often pleasant, the excentricitys ov a
grate man are most always disagreeable.
Everyboddy in this world wants watching,
but none more than ourselves.
Cunning iz very apt tew outwit itself. The
man who turned the boat over aud got under
it tew keep out ov the rain waz one ov this
A weak constitushun kan be strengthened,
but a weak set ov braues kau'U.
Vanity iz a strange pashun. Rather than
be out ov a job it w ill brag ov its vices.
All phools are poor listeners.
Alsnit all it takes tew make a wise man iz
tew giv other people's opiuyuua az mutch
w-eight az we do our own.
Flattery iz like ice kream; to relish it good
we want it a little at a time, and oftoa.
The more yu praze a man w ho don't deserve
it the more you abuze him.
You kan't flatter a truly w ize man. He
knows just how mutch praze U due him; that
he takes, and chargesover s 4 feat balance tew
tiie profit and hiss ackiHir.t.
Otu-e in a grate while fortune will acktually
hunt tor a man, but generally those w ho are
favored with her smiles bav tew woo them.
New Yolk Weekly.
Another side o. k " 1 Nature.
A few eck ago a coin.)., of traveling men
m-1 in St. I a. u is. They were in the same
hue and had frequently met on the road. As
a coiiseqiutice they had become friends.
Both were young married men, tine, a Pitts
burger. was telling bis friend, who was from
Win-cling, alsmt his new baby Uv, aud was
going into raptures over the youngster, as
new fathers are apt to do. Wbou he had
poured out his soul witliout interruption the
Wheeling man told him that, when lie returned
from the trip he was then making, he would
lie a father himself. Then his face took on a
shade of sadness, and he lamented liemg en
gaged in a business which kept him away
from his sweet young w ife's side at such a
His friend syniathisl with him iu the
hearty fashion of commercial travelers, aud
together they talked of the delights of home
and home love, and each declared himself
tlie husliaml of the sweetest little woman
that ever sail. 'tilled a man's life. Could the
people who set the drummer down as a heart
ier person the very butterfly of love, with
an uiicurlssj propensity for bestowing his
affections indiscriminately on every hand
some woman be met have heard this ex
change of confidence, I am sure they would
have recanted and had a very different
opinion of the married commercial traveler.
These two in. -n parted with their hearts as
tender us the hearts of babes the one full of
rejoicing, the otuer hopefully exalted.
Ijist week these two men met at theTre
mont hoiw in this city. They had not seen
each other since the Si. Louis meeting. The
PiTL-l.ur man. re:ncnileriug all about their
talk, rushed up to his Wheeling friend with
congratulation expressed iu a lieaming coun
teiiainv: "Hello, old man! I'm mighty glad to see
you," he said, and then, tsiking the other in
the ri ls, laughed: "Wcli, was it a boy or a
Tiie Wheeling man turned away to hide
the tears that sprang to his eyes. He swal
lowed a great lump in Lis throat and 1. Hiked
in the fa of hut fnend.
"The mother and child lth died," be said
w ith n half soli.
'The Pittsburg man wrung his friend's band
ill silence and looked, w ith moist eyes, the
syniithv he could not sieak- Chicago MaiL
A Fcit .
Why crown men and women with ma
tured reflective power, abould neglect
their small ailment, 1, really a puzzle.
Host, of otherwise aeniible people tbua
bewilder conjecture. It i one of the
thin);, which, a the lute lamented Lord
Duudrcary exclaimed, "no fellah can find
out." Disease, grow faster than weeds,
and, moreover, beget one another. In
cipient indigestion, a touch of bilious
Less, alight irregularity in the habit of
body what complex and aarloa bodily
disturbance, not local, but fteneral. do
these not beget, ir disregarded T Baffle
and drive off the foe at the first onset w ith
Hostetter'a Stomach Bitters, sovereign
among preventive?. A constitution. In
vigorated, a circulation enriched, a brain
and stomach tranquilized by this national
medicine, becomes well nigh invulnera
ble. The Bitters counteract malaria,
rheumatism and kidney complaint.
Never make love In a cornfield. Re
member that corn has ear,, and is easily
shocked. You should make an oat of
What is a cold in the beadT Medical
authorities say it is due to uneven cloth
inn on the body, rapid cooling when in
perspiration, etc. The important point
is. that a cold in the bead is an inflamma
tion of the lining membrane of the nose,
which, when unchecked, la certain to
produce a cartarrhal condition for ca
tarrh is essentially a 'cold' which nature
is no longer able to 'resolve' or throw off.
Ely's Cream Balm baa proved its super
iority, and sufferers should resort to it
before that common ailment becomes
seated and ends in obstinate catarrh.
A careful study of grammar does not
reveal any reason why a sawyer should be
particularly fond of scenery.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove.
But this we find where'er we rove.
That Sozodont alone supplies
The dazzling teeth and ruby dyes.
That lend a maiden half the charms
That win her to her lover's arms.
When a married woman goes to look
after her right, her husband is usually
left at borne with bis wrengt.
Hare Coal Barkec
Grate and egg. t7.C0; stove. No. 4 and
nut. $7.75 per ton. screened and deliv
ered; 23 cent per ton discount allowed
if paid within ten days. Cannel coal
for grates, $0 per ton. Now is the time
to buy. Blacksmiths' coal, coke and
charcoal on hand. . O. Frazkb.
A Toughkeepsie man la
dog to smoke cigarettes,
"try 'em on the dog first.
Druggists (to a lazy man wbo bad
turned over a new leaf.) "You ate
early of late; you used to be behind be
fore but bow yon are first at last." Old
man wbo did not see the point. "Give
me my Bull's Cough Syrup and stop your
oft Coal for Sale
At my yard, corner of Eleventh street
and Tenth avenue, at ten centa per bush
el. B. DAYnroBc.
Aug. 80, 1889.
A. D. Haesing, real estate and insum
ance agent. Office No. 1008 Second ave
nue. Rock Island.
The Crown dining ball. No. 1708 Sec
ond avenue, is now ready to furnish you
the best meal in the city for 83 centa.
Buy Mercer county coal of E. B. Me
Kown at bis new coal yard corner of
Fifteenth street and First avenue.
The Royal Insurance company, of Eng
land, baa the largest surplus of any fire
Insurance company in the world. A. D.
Huesing. agent, office No. 1808 8econd
avenue, Kock Island.
50,00) to loan on real estate security,
in sums of $300 and upward, at lowest
current rale, of Interest, without com
mission. E. W. Hurst, Attorney at
law, Kock Island.
Modern Homes For 1,1,
On monthly installment, by Guyer &
BarU Babeetk. Dentists.
No, 1734 Second avenue. Hiecial atten
tion paid to Raving the natural teeth and
inserting teeth without plates.
Fourteen dry lot, on four year, time,
with six percent per annum, to any one
wishing to build this summer.
Saraty ea Bonds.
Those who are required to give bonds
in positions of trust, and who desire to
avoid asking friend, to become their
sureties, or who may wish to relieve
friends from further obligations as bonds
man, should apply to the agent of the
American Surety Co., of New York.
General Insurance Agent,
Kock Island, 111.
We know men who insist at every
point upon beating their way through
life, but we observe that they all draw the
line at s carpet.
News About Town.
It i, the current report about town
that Kemp's Balsam for the throat and
lungs is making some remarkable cures
witn people who are troubled with
coughs, sore throat, asthma, bronchitis
and consumption. Any dnigcist will
give you a trial bottle free of cost.. It is
fuaranteed to relieve and cure. The
large bottles are 50c and 1.
The man who sighs, "How soon we ate
forgotten!" has only to leave a hotel with
out paying his bill to fiud out how sadly
mistaken be is.
The Sest on earth can truly lie said of
Gngos Glycerine Salve, which is a sure,
safe and speedy cure for cuts, bruises,
scalds, burns wound, and all other sores.
Will positively cure piles, tetter and all
skin eruption. Try this wonder healer.
Satisfactico guaranteed or money refund
el. ni S5 rents. Sold bv druggists
A hen often wears a set look on her
Oh, if I only had her complexion
Why. it is easily obtained. Use Pcz
zoni's Complexion Powder.
This powd r never vsrie. A msrvt 1 of pnritv,
strenfrih snd wholesoniness. More economics'
than tbe ordinsry kinds, snd csnnot be told in
rompelitl- n w th the mnltitnde of low test, snort
weight alnm or pr i.hoephsTe powders . Sold
in caul. RorsL Basis j PownEa Co., ltis Wsll
St, N. T.
FOK SALE VALl'ABLK PATENT I
pmverornt on Elevs'ors. Now in oerstion at
fctsr rinlshinir Works, .': Hsnulinn t., Philails.
Ps; preserves life snd hmh; for full portlmlsrs
spply to ROBT J. WALUEK. Inventor.
SALESMAN WANTED AT ONOK, LH'AL Oh"
traveling; big psv. steady work; stork war
ranted: quirk sellibi; specialties: oniflt free: ex
perience unnecessary. jA.ME E. WHITNEY.
novtfStm N arserrman, Rochester, N. Y.
QALESMEN WASTED 10 SOLICIT FOR
lOour well known Nursery: rood wsges paid
every week ; permanent enipiovment pusMnieed.
Wrlie at once, before teritrv taken, stating s.
15 CHASE MHOS' "CO.. Chirsgo, 111.
WANTKD- AN OIL SALESMAN". ON COM
ailssion. for the Lnlrirstng oil trade: ad
dress to The Dieterichs OU Co , 86 West Wssb
ingtoa St., Chicago, lil.
WANTED RELIABLE LOCAL AND TRAV
eling salesmen; positions l ennsneut; spec
ial indui-eaienta tks; fast selling specialties.
Dont delav: salary from the start.
bKow'N BROS., Nurserymen. Chicago, 111.
BZS&M n'TTV A'
C.H. PEARSON &C2
HAS PURCHASED TIIE
and hat removed to
Third Ave., and Tenth St.
tJffle solicits the trade long enjoyed
by his predecessor and aa many new
customers as wish to favor him with
The only place to buy ELLIS' CEL
EBRATED MERCER COUNTY COAL
is opposite St. Joseph's church. Second
avenue. Don't be deceived, aa thia cele
brated coal cannot be bought of any
other merchant in the city. Also Lehigh
and Bcraaton hard coal, brick tile, etc.
Telephone No. 1088. T. H. Ellis.
OP ALL DESCRIPTIONS
Promptly and neatly execoted by the ajwoa Job
attention pata f r mlal woik
f ROYAL ISIltl
I r r I sn
STATE OP ILLNOIS,!..
Rock Island County, I
In the Clrcnit Court of ssid eonnty to the Jsnnsry
Catherine Moore, Ssmnel W. Lincoln. M. v.
Richards, Hsns Lsge, M. W. Woodford, L. J.
Bengtston. Bnrtnn Malcolm, Jsmes F. Mont
gomery, Msrths Thomss, Rosllle Coryn,
Desire Coryn and Mary J. Macbeth.
W. B. Bni field, Renben Wells, The Tnknown
lleirs-st-lsw of Joel Wells, deceased, Dennis
Wsrren, William A. Nonrse, Lsnra A. Noa rse,
Jsne M. Wratherhead, Elira Bshcock. Eunice
L. Mill, Louisa I. Bryant and Antooelte Henry
Affidavit of the non-residence of the said W. B.
Borflcld, Renben Wells and Lonls, 1. Brysnt. and
that the belrs at law of Joel Wells, deceased, sre
unknown snd msde psrtles as th unknown hrlr
at Isw of Joel Wells, deceased, hsvinc been flled
In the clerk's office of the clrcnit court of Rock
Island county, state of Illinois, notice is therefore
hereby given to the sad non-rvsldent defendants,
tbst tbe rouiplsinsms Sled tbelr bill of eomp slot
In ssid conrt i n Ibe cbsnrery s'de thereof on tbe
KTlh day of November, 189, and that thereupon
summons issued out of sa d court, wherein ssid
suit Is now pending, reinrnsble on Hie first Moa
dsy In the mouth of January next, as Is by Isw
Now, unless yon, th said non-resident defen
dants sbove named, snd th unknown h Irs at Isw
of Joel Wells, deceased, shall personally be and
sppear before ssid rlrcuit court ou the first dsy
of ibe next term thereof, to be bolden at Rock
Island In snd for said couutv, on th first Mon
dsy in January next, and plead, snswer or de
mur to the said complainant 'a bill of complaint
Bud tbe same and the matters and things there
in rhnrgrd snd stated will be taken as con
fessed, snd a decree entered against you arcord
InK to the prayer of ssid hill.
Ruck Inland. 111.. November. tT. 1HH9.
OEO. W. HAM 111. K.
Clerk of Circuit Conrt.
W. R. Moor, asdOi'Tsr & Swsesev, Solicitors
of real estate.
By vlrtne of sn order of Hie County court of
Hock Island roiinty. stale of Illinois, made at the
NovenilH-r term thereof, A. D. 18M, npon the pe
tition of the nniiersiimed, administrator of the
ea'steof Patrick II. Egn, deceased, avainst fcliia
Kpan. Klls Egnn, Mr L. C. Kreemau and tbe
Blsrk Hawk Hoinesiesd Building, Loan snd Savins-
Aiisoriat'on. I will, on the 11th day of Decem
ber next, between t he hou r, of 10 o'clock In t he fore
won and 4 o'clock in the afternoon of said day.
sell st public vendue, subject to a Fourteen
Huu'irrd ($1,4001 dollar mortgage executed to se
cure one certain promiiorv note of the same
sinnnnt. held by the IStick Hswk Homestead
Building, Loan snd Saviug Association, st tbe
north door of the Coart house In Ibe city of Hock
lslsnd, Rork Island county, state of Illinois, all
the Interest of the said Patrick H. Kcan and the
dower interest of Elizs Egati, his widow. In the
following descr bed real estate situated in the
county of Kock Island, state of Illinois, to wit :
East one-half () lot No. one (11 In Martha A
Rodman's addit on to the city of Keek Island.
Terms of Sale All of the pun-has money lo b
pai non the confirmation of the petitioner's
rciNirt of said s:ile by the court.
Dated the Ulb dav of Nov. 1-iS.
MICHAEL J H'OOINS.
Administrator of.the estate of Patrick 11. Egan,
MiEnihi A McEkirt, Solicitors -d4w
gALK OK REAL K8TATE.
By vlrtne of sn onTer and drcree of the County
conn of Kork 1-lsnd county, Illinois, msde on the
petition of the undersigned. Anna IVswan, ad
ministratrix of the estate of Frank Doanan, de
ceased, for letve to sell the real estate of said de
cease i, at the November term, A. P. 1NHS1. of ssid
court, to-wit On the 14th dav of November, !,
1 shall on ire 14t b d of December next, at three
o'clock in the afternoon of said rlsv. sell st pn'iltc
ssle, for rash in hand, at the north door of the
court bouse In the city of Hock Inland In said
county, all the right, title snd Interest of Krsnk
Doouan, deceased, snd the hometead and dower
interest of ssid Anus Do nan In t be following e
e nhed real estate, situated in the county of Kovk
Island and state of lllinoi. to-wit:
Lot four, (41, in block five, S), Brartrett's a-ldl-ti.
nto Hie city of K. ck I e land, said real estate
being more particularly described ss follows, to
wit: Commencing at the sontheaat corner of ssid
bhs k five, i.", running thenre west along the
south line of said blot k five iM sivtv irtil. ri
thence north and psrsliel with the east line or
said bl ck five. (5). one hundred and twentv-four
j 1.-41 reel : tneiire east snd parallel w ith the south
hue of said Link, sixty (ijn) fwt; thence south
slong the east l.ne of ssid block five, (51. one
hundred snd twenty-four (1-241 feet lo the p!sce
Dated this 15th day of November. A. D lKs
. , . ANNA l'OONAN.
Administratrix of tbe Estate of Frank Doonan,
K. W. Hi B'T. Att'v for Adniinislrattii.
ALE OK REAL EaTATE.
Bv virtne of sn order and decree of the county
ci itrt of Rock Island countv. Illinois, made on the
I etition of the undersicned' Margaret B Kellor
irass. adiuinisiratni of the estate of Frederick
W. Kellerstra.s, deceased, for leave lo sell the
real estate of said d. c ase.l at the November
Term, A. D.. Issi, of said court, to-wit: on the
14ib dav of November, isw.
I shall on the Koiirleeuth day of December next,
at twooVloek in the afternoon of said day, sell st
public sale, for cash in hand, at the north door of
ihe court house in the citv of Reck Island in said
county, sll the risht. title and Interest of ssid
Freden.-k W. Keilerstrsss, derrsscd. and the
lower Interest of ssid Margaret B Ke'lerstrss..
in the following described real estate situated ia
the couutv of Rock Island and Stste of I linoia.
The undivided two tliinls (S'l of snh lot five
(51. in block two (4i in Snencer Ca'e's addition
to the rily o( Roek Island snd rub-lot five (5) be
lne sometimes di scriln-d as tbe east forty i40l (ect
ol lot to(S) in said block two 2.
Also the undit ided one-ha'f t',) of the west
half (HI of lot three () in said block two (2, in
Spencer A Case's a.liliiion ti said citv.
iaud this t;lh day of November. A. D . llritl.
Maroarct B. Kki LKssTaass.
Administratrix of the Estate of r'redt-rick W,
K. W. lii asT. Ailonirrfor Administratrix.
COMrORTASLXl and ELEGANT.
For Sale by Lending; Dealers,
E'fd. Salsly ty YJX BinSTS, Trey, IT. Y
PROFESS 10NTAL CARDS.
i. M. UL'tltUSLET,
ATTORNET AT LAW Office with J. T.
worthy. 175 ecoid Avana.
ATTCKWKT AT UV. Offir I Beck -' I
MsUuaaJ Bank Building, Rock Ialaad, DL
a. . swiissT. . w WALaaav.
STTEE5ET k WAIXER,
ATTORNEYS AND COtJN8KLIXR8 AT LAW
Ofllee In Beugston's bloak. Rock lal sua, I1L
ATTORNEYS AT LW-Loans BMnuyoa swss
security, makes eolltctlo'.s. K. ference, M ilcav
w m i-jnue, oaiiaera. t.mcs la rosUiBc
THE DAILY ARtiTJS.
FOR SALS KVEKT KV8NINQ at Craanpae
News btaud. Five eents pe' copy.
1). S. M'HCKEIAN,
ARCHITltCT ANOSCI'KRINTBNDBNT. afeta
office Cinc:nsattl. Ohio; Branrk office ova,
Vint National Bank, Rock Island. fit ly
ST. LUKE'S COTTAGE HOSPITAL.
DN THIRD AVENIK, between Tenth an
Kleveuth streets. feb 14 tf
WM. 0. KULP. D. D. S.
OFFICE REMOVED TO
Rooms M, sfT, tS and 19,
Tak Klevstor. DAVENPORT. IA,
Brownson tbe Hatter,
Beconl and Main Street, Davenport Iowa,
Fur Muffs and Boas
AT BOTTOM PBI0E3.
B!f O hMnlrcnunlie.
sal satlslartton In in
cure of Oonuri lio-a and
meet. I presenile it and
feel safe In recoiuuienti
Ing It to all sufferers.
. J.STOMB. M.A..
Fold by Druggista.
WE AK ME N !JI5JS
aw. i r.r tni nsw inputsv
aZk 1 1-; D.llIC
i inn rtne pnrea?. ;i'.tx or
KNrBnVK WCAlCNstftaV sri.
Illmtlt. StllllJ. skrwat llisT CMrrenla A
Hyrwo-iy tL-xifh All arrk prta.r-(or
wsss-a niprutriiH'rriaotn Sill Ofrwrr Drill. i t'l H dill pa S
fcvDnii- curU in thrr month. fv-.lt pmn.Ui4o. Umik
Iteftudwi Electric C. l69L4SUsUCiigaV
tiawarama iwuiani Beasuo' (1 wsraoa
fcurssO, waste adver ' sfsa mm
f fltOI DAV8.XJ
M Vqa.i.assia ia sty
CJ Mftaab-Sf tk
Was 3T. St SI
Oar eatablishment is getting
growing bnaineBB and
to caln room, and will commence on Wmin.i....
20th to sell out our entire stock of
BLANKETS and LAPROBES
at and below cost. 1 his is not a eliam sale but a l,tia
fide sale, as we will not carry any more Mark
ets in the future. For particulars
see local page.
The Pioneer Clothier, Batter and Gent's Furnisher
115 and 117 West Second St., DAVENToin U
J. B, ZIMMERi
Star Block, -
18 RECEIVING DAILY IIIS STOCK OF
Spring and Summer Goods,
of the latest patterns. Call and examine them and re-member
that he makes his suits np in the latest style?.
HIS PRICES ARE LOW.
. e, "tt
rj ns3far i
Adams Wall Paper Co,,
LERCH & SUTCLIFFE, Managers.
3()0 Patterns of New Styles in Wall Papkr.
taTPainting, Graining and Paper Hanging.
0IMICK BLOCK, Twentieth Street,
near Third Arenue.
F. C. Hoppe,
STo. 1808 Second A.v?.,
Rock Island, 111.
AH kinds of Carpenter work don. General Jobbing done on short
nouce and saiisf action guaranteed.
Office and shop 1412 Fourth ave., ROCK ISLA N I), ILL.
GEO. 8AVADGE, ;
Profribtok or 1
Second Avenue, opposite Harper House. The choicest Imported
WINES AND LIQUORS.
Imported and Key West Cigars, a specialty.
J. M. OHEI8TY,
Steam Cracker Bakery,
MAKOrAOTVBBB 9W 0BAQKBU AID IIIClRI.
Ask your Grocer for that. They are best
aW-aaecialiiM: Ta, Christy "TRU a a Osatsty "WaJtm.-
lwxac islanp. ill.
H. D. FOLSOM,
NOW IS TOUR TIME, t
Just receWed another Invoice ot FALL GOODS at the New Tailoring estab
lishment, and will sell 25 per cent cheaper than any merchant tailor in
the city . Call and examine tbe slock before purchasing
A. M. WALSH.
430 Brady Street, Davenport. I-
O N Li Y &2.00 A. DOZEN.
Photos on a Toboggan Slide.
-AT THE VIENNA PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO, -
and have some of th, latest
HAKELIER, Proprietor and Artist
No. 1722, Second ave., Qayford'a old studio, over McCabe'a-
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor and Builder,
Office and Shop Cornet Seventeenth St
ana Beventh Avenue,
tmfAll kind of Artistic wort s sp(afT.
too small for our ra m
we have decided to
Opp. Harper House,
DAVIS & CO,
A eumi kte utock of
Pipe, Braes Goods, Packing,
t ose, Fire Brick. Etc.
Bbk A Rente for
DEANE STEAM PUMPS,
Am SKiLIT FEED LUBRICATORS.
W, gnarsrte every one pcrfert, an ' tl! r-nrt Csnk
Tarcty day's trial, to rtiot!?iLl .rn-.
Safety Beating Boilers, and Contra
tois for furnishing and laying
Watur, Gas and tfewer
1712 Fikst Ayr.,
Rock Island, Illinois.
Ttlepaane 114. Resldccoe TrV; I .utt HO
Rock Island, 111.
Second avenue, Rock Island.
novelties ot th, season.
: : Rock Island.
Plana and stUmatss for all kinds of bdlii&P