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THE BOCK ISLAND AKGUS, SATURDAY. JANUARY 25, 1890.
THE CZAR'S ALARM
ual Dread of Assassination.
WHO WOULD BE A CZAE1
AinhImUo the Kule Among Unselaa
Rulers reter, Catherine, "Crexy Pan!"
ea Alexander II MlwnbU Ufa ea
Iwllr in the Winter rl
They are after the crax of Russia aaiD.
Tbay generally are "after bint'' ia on
shape the Nihilist and other discontented
elsxnents but bow tbay bar to far succeeded
In ourraptlng many of those nearest bis par
too that his existence ia simply ooa unbroken
round of suspicion and misery. Ilia dearest
friends ara afraid to approach him, for ba
ment. In "Kovemher last, WhileTJr. KuIlUn
was away, Mrs. KuiiUn was sleeping; alone,
and bar little hoy and Miss Pureeli, her niece.
ware sloeping in the back room.
It waa reported by Mrs. Knlfllu the next
morning tbat during the nifht burglars bad
Alexander III Lives in Contin!011 ot them held a knife over bar to keep
ber quiet, and she remained silent till morn
ing. To child bo-w sleeping with bar
beard nothing. Ail this was reported to the
police, but no trace of burclurs was ever
fonnd and the case was dropped.
On the morn in j of Jan. 3 Dr. Shannon,
partiiHr of Dr. hlniflln in the practice of
dentistry, went to
their office, which
was in Or. hTniflln's
bouse, as usual, to
attend hi patients.
Dr. Kniaiu bad
betm away for ser
erul days. On go
ing to the operat
ing room he found
erythm In dis
order, the ronton U
of the drawers bo- iL:'
in? scattered ntiout. '
Fvf-vl.ln-Tli,,.l tl, . ' r
appearance of bur- KXIKn.N.
giurs uuviu ieen tLere. lla rus!ie-I up
stairs to Mrs. KuifUus opurttiiouu mid
called. There was no answer, lie went
ou ami soou sliitnl.lt, 1 orcr a rostrate
ooay. it was Miss Ilircell, a msee (
Mm. Iv ii i (Tin. Kho wn in her Hilit dresa.
Thinkiu;; her dmvl tlio dovtr ruiliod out for
assistance). Ho mxn wi-nt litu-lc In conipauy
with Augustus Heed. Tuov found that Mis
Purcell m alive and curri" 1 lnv to an ad
lnliiR room where alio was luidon the hed.
Tb?u they called u, Mi-s Knifliii, who lay ou
lied in a small room adjoining tho front
room. As xludiduot answer tlicy entered
bor room. llr fac ai cvrf(l ly ona
corner f the I1 coveriu. They rpinove.1
this and rnvealel the fuco i.f a corpse. Tho
two nieti ut once ii(ti,1.) thu x)l;co.
Mks I'lirooll's story is tliat xhe and Mrs.
lCinniu WHiit l hel locthnr the iii'ht hcfiire
aiJ wt-ro Ulkln and lauchin- iniui htt(.Uia
Purooll) foil asl.p. Suddenly .Mi'j. Knifilit
awakened bor. sri vamiii: "Tlier.'- a hurlar
trying to push opou the door." Miss PurcoH
beard tho pn-iiinj; at tho door, mi t jumping
out of hod rua U the window and utomiiuxI,
but Just then slio w: scizml nnd thrown to
the floor and a wet. rloth was placed over her
faco. Sue knew nnthin: (urthor.
Tni msscrr Ottn. TBI untDisiB cut
knows not wbona to trust, aud as ba wears
sideanps, including a peculiarly sharp short
word, ba is liable to kUl any on who makes a
motion be does not lilts. In fact, ba did kill an
Innocent laborer not long ago. The man mat
him in a aecluded walk in the park, and, be
ing oonf used, put bis band behind bini, when
the esar, thinking be was drawing a weapon,
shot him dead.
Hens it the daily Ufa of this despotic ruler
of 100,000,000 psoplet First, be sleeps, or is
supposed to sleep, in one of soma thirty dif
ferent rooms of the Winter palace, but no
one, sava a few very trusted ones, knows an
bour in advance which room it is. While be
slseps spies of long approved fidelity search
vary pR of tho palace and expert test
tho oullar walls, or engineers examine the
subterranean passages. Hl wife, bis chil
dren, bis body servauts aud all the near rela
tives wbo ara admitted to intimacy with
u iie in oouriyperuot tneir Uvea; cue
servant, who esouped to Germany, testilles
tbat for four mouths not oae person iu tho
paJara. fait safe for ou hour. So wonder
luxander III ia "supposed to be going iu
sane," as the telegraph puts it If hewers
supposed to be iu tus rijfht mind after five
years of such a life, there would be a modora
mlraoJo to account for.
There has always been a great deal of this
sort of thing la Kustta, and, contrary to th
rule In all other countries, terrorism has In
creawd rather than diminished with the ad
vaneo of knowledge and civilisation. In
Ruasia alone, man's knowledge of destructive
agsuoios baa increased faster than the liberal
ity of government and the Improvement of the
moral nature of tb people. Science, there
fore, bat only made life more miserable, pa
ter the Great, credited with being the found
er of P.ussla'i greatness, ciune to the throne
through a series of plots and rnled as a bar
barian; and bis daogbter Elizabeth punished
her enemies with most frightful cruelties.
Her nephew and successor was murdered by
conrt conspirators, aft the head of whom was
htoownwifs the bloody, licentious and in
famous Catherine IL Ilor son and lucosssor,
Craay Paul," wus murdered in 1S01 by a
band of noblos; and the tnarriars of bis
thresj daughters introduced borrlblo blood
taints into three leading royal families of
Hie ton. Alexander I, the noted contempo
rary of Napoleon Bonaparte, bad average
sense and torn liburalityof sentiment, and
began tbat system of enoroachmetit on Tur
key which the rears bar aver noca main
Uml Hi death, to 1V, was followed by
agraat insurrection, but bis brother and sue
m, Nicholas T sunDressed it with othw.
blnndshed. His reign was oneof almost con
ilnnoua wr with Turkey and Persia, and
Anally with England and France, the "Cri
mean war." Eistonar.d sin-on au,..
W ATKINS WAS MUKDEB ED.
The s-arsaer Beck lalaad Clorl
' Cltiseai Brvtally Hrateti aa Mhat
t Death at Kaahvilie Wlthesn. Pre
New of a shocking nature bat been
received in this city pertaining to the
death of Mr. 8. T. Watklns, the farmer
Rock Island colored citizen, which
was chronicled in the Argus a fe days
since. It now appears that Mr. Wntkins
was cruelly and brutally stricken down
wunoui me siigntest provocation or
As tncense clouds from holy censers swinglug.
At mortKDK's Bjatia prime;
Still on the air their pert usne sweet It flylnr.
At bolv vesoer time :
So tones of love snd eves with fondness bearinc
Still hsutt ns with their spell ;
When those who decked this esrth with rapture
Hsve gone in dust to dwell.
Otk holy boon of memory tnon wen given.
i o conr our saaaeaea wsy I
To bless the weary heart by psntlngs riven.
With love's owe deatblesa ray:
To llk'bt our pnthwsj to the shadowy portal.
Of human life's last bound;
And m nids with onr bliss by streams Immortal,
Where those we lost are found
Mrs. H. Mitchell.
Th Trt-cttjr Congress).
The Tri City Labor congress has elect-
ssrastntn.s & U .s..J a.m.
-.u.u. oaiuruaj evening t e leu i ea omcers to serye for six monthu as fol-
bis borne, Lon nor street, Nashville. I lows:
IK BX or TJT KNIT1N ML'RHKR.
The affair created a gi-ea' srnsati.m iu Tren
ton and crowds huog about the KniiJln resi
dence, which was prot-cted bv the police, who
afao served to keep Miss Purc ll f ivni leaving
it in case she should care tod.ao. Dr. Knif
fln returned and he too was kept under surveil
lance. Matters went on wkb no great head
way on tho part of the police in getting on
in iraca oi toe murderer till the morning of
the 6tb of January, whan the second horror
ui me case suddenly startled evwv
Wr II. ascended the throne March 2 ISA Ro!' MrhTTZ' ' .
.ml . i-. " N I tlo" Marphy, brother-in-law of Knitfln.
lion of th serf,; but an tosuritiou to K h W9Rt ln lo hat u
i put (.own with horrible rhror an,!
thereafter his life waa one constant struggle
to Maps anamination.
The struggle was long and cruel, but Alex
ander was blown up at last. Each successive
plot waa followed by increased tyranny, and
tyranny created mora plot. Everything the
mPTftl family ate or drank was carefully
tnPctrd. re.ry train they traveled in trebly
guarded, and If tbey ventured abroad thou
sands of eocret tpiea lined the streets. In
deed, ail society was Infested by spies. If
half a dosen students took a private walk to
gether, one of them was likely to ba a spy.
In almost any erenlnz party, somo of the
guests ware spies. One or more compositors
... r.,7 pruning ciuee, one or more clerks
In avery large establishment, at least one
man In each mine, or shop, or factorv, and
even the drivers of pnblio vehicles all were
in tho secret par of the government.
Men und women by thousands were sent to
Siberia m nx-re suspicion any provincial
governor or chief of police could, and oan
now, send any one into exile at will by sim
ple "ailmhuarrative pToceaa " All faith was
uesiroyetit parents and children
iinmu eacn otner. mutual trust
was at an
room where the murdur had en couiaiitted
unorewe.1, his night shirt coverwl with blood
Murphy asked him what ho had eii trvin"
to ao, an,i KniiHu roplii l. "Trying to end
my wratcueri nro." JI-, lisl attempt,l to cut
aa artery In bis wrist, had tried to cut his
inroat an. I had swmtowed a iI-no of aconite.
iheaconitn was taken in too largo a quantity
" wrotiuceu nause-i. l tie attempt to end
Die careur so sunaenly was thus rendered
l he one promises to Irt one of tho moat ra-
maraaoie murder cases ever put ou record.
Preferred to Meet the Lord in Person.
A good story is told of a gentleman who
aiu not belong to church, but occasionally
went, and usually contributed to tho box. On
one occasion, seeuig niuerly deacon op.
fiuniu, ii mquireu:
unt uo you propotbe to do with the
"Oivc it to the Lord," unctur.usjy respond
d tho deacon.
cii, tuir," said tho gentlurnan, "nth I
oiiik my cuanthethof theeing the Ljrd are
ennui am gooj atb ourth, I prefer to wolt
ann nniDi iiiotun iu pcrtlion." ami he put
bis half dollar hack In his pix;kt .lackwin-
Mrs. Shopper I ought to get a littlo pree
snt for Mrs. Spltera little hoy. 1 like him
ry much, hut I henrtily dishke his mother.
Mrs. Gadder Bay tho ih:nr little fillowa
ktn trumpet. New York Mwtiry.
Tha Crown dining ball. No. 17os Sec
ond avenue, is now ready to furnish you
me neat meal In the city for 25 cents.
130,000 to loan on real estate security,
In sums of $800 and upward, at lowest
- aua paramour conrpired to "urre, " oi interest, witnout com-
Ilurst, Attorney at
. " wisnonest traders sent
their cruLtors or partners to 8ibsjria. And
of the horrors of exile in that country the
world has often read. George Kennan baa
UUly told the story well In Tho Century. At
hjngth Nihilism reached tho despot. On
March 13. lwt, a bomb exploded beneath bis
carnage and mangled him fearfully. He
was lifted, moannd feebly, "Help roe'"
gaped once or twice and expired.
His coo and successor, Alexander III
swore srerrrat oath that there thould be no
more liberalism, ajd toe horrible struggle
pm ou. He la virtually a prisoner, and the
few weeks In which he escaped to Den mark
made th toly free em of his relgu. Lately
Urrnr baa completely unmanned him. Con
spiracy after conspiracy Is "unearthed'' at
any rate the spivs so report, and receive large
eawardsfor their discoveries and men and
women of all ranks are driven to Siberia in
erowds. "i at Nihilists multiply. Nihilism Is
ofneUm Culled tha "religion of despair." In
England or America it would be worse than
.rchl,,n, m RuMll, ,t mogt p,trlotuln
WUilIists are n..)n who profess no faith to any
religion and no hoi of mnrn.t. tin .n
tating political InstimUonsaraswept away
They live to bate. .d Alexander III i, tbsir
The. war, horn March 10, 18l, and mar
rtad Nov. , 11. Maria lmar. of W
nwh, has three eons and tw?d.ughtr
be Nihlllsumurt k.U max,y to cS oT'l
Imperial hue entirely.
mission, . W
law, Rock Island.
E- Ptrmentcr, attorney ai mw.
Hakes collections, loans money and will
attend to any legal business intrusted to
nim. Office, postofflce block. Rock Ial-
nd, Ills. ds&wly
Modern Booses For Sals
On monthly Installments by Quyer &
Berth Bsbeook, Dsntlsu.
No, 1724 Second avenue. Soecial atu-n
tlon paid to saying the natural teeth and
inserting teeth without plates.
Those who are required to give bonds
in positions of trust, and who desire to
avoid asking friends to become their
uretioa, 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.
Oeneral Insurance Agent,
Kock Island. Ill
He left his wife In one of bis most hap
py frames, going down town to make
soma collections, and after makhg a
call on bis sister, was returning Dome
again when he was confronted dv a
lt. . a..
wuue man, wno, without any apparent
cause, pounced upon Watklns, k lock
ing him down, pounding and sta!ibtng
him, and finally shot hitn tbrouglt the
heart the victim dying almost lnstntlv,
and not speaking or uttering a sr und.
other than a single groan of pain .
His body was taken home to bis -vifp.
wbo was terribly shocked and is al nost
distracted with Brief. The ho.lv
placed in a vault and will prolably
eventually be brought to Rock Islan I for
interment, while the widow and daughter
are left alone among comparative si ran
The Late laapertar Hcott.
The Dubuque tigroid has the folio vine
additional particulars of the deati of
Capt. J. G. Scott, who ia known up and
down the river:
The death of Cant. Jnh
Thursday, at 2:2 J p. m.. was the result
of pneumonia, with which he was at
tacked last week. He was born Sm.t i
1830, in Washington countv. Pa., and
came west in 1836 and hecnm ..mrine-i-
for the Minnesota Packet Co., with which
be remained for seven years. During the
war he entered the navy, servlncr as i hief
engineer of the Ml aissippi squadron un
til the close of the war. He was thief
engineer of the Diamond Jo linn Irnm
1869 until 1878, when ho was sddoI ited
steamboat inspector, which position be
htld until bis death. In Decemer.l 457.
Mr. Scott was united in marriagn to
Miss Anna Delaney. from Pituhu-Ph
who survives him with two i hit.
dren Stella, the wife or Dr. J. F. Mc
Carthy, and Frank of Chicago. His
youngest child, Kittie. was drowned while
making a trip up river a few veers inn.
and this was a shock to Capt.'Switt f-om
which It is believed he never fullv recov
ered. He Was a Cental. Whole aotilert man
and known to every river man in the up
per Mississippi and Missouri valleys at, an
officer wbo was ever faithful to his duty.
Capt. Scott was a member f Hyde Ciark
post. O. A- R . which body will take ap
propriate action concerning Lis dentil.
The funeral will beheld under the tus
pices of the Masonio order Saturday ut 2
p. m. from bis residence. No. 1859 Clay
street, and interment will be in Linwcod.
Capt. Scott's oldest daughter. Jen lie.
died some years ago. His flnsl sirkress
originated in la grippe. He recovtied.
ventured out and suffered a relapse.
The LateOtta Race.
Milan. Jan. 21. Today at 10 o'cl ck
nccurn u tne lunt.ral of Otto Ruge The
Presbyterian choir opened the services by
singing "He is Ooing Down the Valley."
meitev. u-err preached from Jamt-s 4-
14: bereas ye know not what shall be
the morrow, for what is your lifef There
was a very large gathering at the house.
The pall bearers were: Frank Goldsm tb.
Dclai-k South. Arthur Nice, Arthur
O'Neal, Frank Jamesen and Seiner
Smith. There was a very large cllsp ay
of flowers. In the school the deceased
stood among the highest in bis classes,
oeing admired by all who knew him. His
classmates adopted the following, draf ed
by J. E. Goemble. his teacher:
Woebeas, In the providence of G( d,
it has seemed best to remove from c ur
midst our friend and schoolmate, O.to
nuge; tnerctnre be It
Jietoleed, That we extend our sympa
thies and mourn the loss of our denaned
. . . . . .. r
.unu.iiuiniB mna we trust that bis full re
abode will he in that land where worlc ly
cares are unknown.
RttoUtd, That we are sorrv he maa
called so soon to leave us; but by Ids
departure we are reminded tbat tha death
anael may call for us at any time; and it
will not be very long e'er we shall nil
meet in tbat land where there will te :m
lieiolctd. That though be has departed
well neer forget his untirine Dersever
HflfA in mivaiia s- s n kl. t : r
ae asus nuouuo wl UI8 HILUUPJI. M i
also Admired bis willincroesa to nerfnrm
his labor whatever the task may hae
Itualctd. That it
young, ana witb prospects so promising,
to be taken away from the fi.ld of lah.ir
in which success seemed to be sure. B it
God's ways are past finding out. There
fore, we, as his friends, will humbly su1
mir to the will of the Lord.
Reiolotd, That a copy of these resolu
tions be presented to the parents of the
deceased, and also published in the pi
President Shorlaud Harris, Davenport.
ice President Harry Bostock. Rock
Recordiug and Corresponding Secretary
J. W. Cavansugh. Rock Island.
Financial Secretary Joseph Grotegut,
Treasurer Anders Lindgren. Muline.
Trustees J. B. Danforth. Rock Is!-
ann; m. r. Kramer, Davenport; A. E.
Statistician- M. F. Kramer, Daven
port. Sergeant at Arms Wallace Humphrey,
Rock Island. 1
Committees were as follows:
Grievances Wm. Dowar. n. Bostosk,
Joseph Grotegut, J. W. Cavanaugb,, 8.
S. Hull. Rock Island; A. R. Penny. An
ders Lindgren. J. Canaga. Joseph C
Krone, Chas. A. Creutz, Moline; M. F.
Kramer. M. Mallory. Lee M. Clark. Jas.
H. Doxwe, A Rincller. Davenport.
Factory and Sanitarv Regulations H.
Bostock. Charles Strupp, Ed. Burrill.Jr,
Wm. Dowar, Anders Linricren.
Organization J. W. Cavanaugh, J. C.
Krone. W. W. Hathaway.
Legislation J. B. Danforth, T. C.
Llndley, II. Bostock.
Printing P. Philebar. E. E Ziegler,
J . H. uoxsee.
TJ-UK BALK VALUABLE PATENT IM-
provement on K levators. Now in operation i
Star rinlshine: Works, 23SB Hamilton St., Pbilsd
f, prvservus jne ana nmo; ror run porticuls
Pply to ROBT J. WALKER. Inventor.
WASTKD-A HR9T CLASS. BXPERlES
crdPlowmsker; apply bv letter or in per-
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COB- WalH- ASdAVB. 8
From 80 veers' inmrnn in tt.
Sltal and Private practice is enabled
i guarantee radieaicnres in Chronic
or po sobous diseases of the blood.
vuryau, no b, ain, Kianeys. madder
OALESM AN WANTED AT ONCE, LOCAL OR and kindred oreans Gravel 'snd strio
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perlencennnecessary. iAMEM E. WH1TEY.
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Island snd every town In this localii tndla. I vous Prostration .nrt nioi.7... 1
Ovsrian troubles. Inflammation snd Ulceration.
tribute circulars ; for particulars send references
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Branch office, at hir om-n n.mA r w -
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mission, for tho Lubricating oil trade: ad
dress to The Dicterichs oil Co., 86 West Wash
ington St., Chicago III.
Falling and displacements, Spinal weakness and
v uBnge or fue. consult me old doctor.
NERVOUS Physical and Organic weak-
forebodings, self-distrust. Impaired
Pkitattm . s. k a z i . ' .
eiorome nxni, MDgln in 1he ear. catarrh.
non tnat renders marriape improper acd unhappy
TT7ANTHD REUABLK LOCAL AND TRAV
wv eung salesmen: DOSillons rermannnt
ial Inducements n-w; fast selling
Don't delay; salary from the start.
IKOW N BKS., Nurserymen, Chicago, III.
pltation of the heart, pimples on the face, specks
vuv an., riuKiu m me ear. catarrh,
threatened consumption and cvrr diFqnalifica-
SPEEDILY snd PERMANENT!.'
BLOOn ANinlNI Plseases. Byphl
r . . "" lias disease most
horrible In its result completely eradicated
without the nse of mercury Bcrofula, Kryslpe
1. Fever Ko ei, Blotches. Pin pies. Ulcers, tiain
In the Head sad Bones, Syphiltic tore Thro-taud
Tongue, ulandular enlargement of the Neck,
Rheumatism, etc., cured wht-n others have failed
RUPTURF Cored wiihiut pain or hind
nwi i w -tfc. r .nee from buslncfs.
UK PJAKY . Recently contracted or
j , IV ' enronic diseases POSITIVELY
enrea ins to 8 days by a local remedv. Nn nil ii.
seous drnps nsed. Medicines mailed or express
ed to any address free from observation. Char
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r,V.Tr. " noiuing.
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sundsy: S to S p. m.
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We guarantee every one perfect, and will send Cups.
Twenty days trial, to responsible partiea.
oarety Heating Boilers and Contractors
Furnishing and laying Water, and
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COMFORTABLE and ELEGANT,
?or Sato by Leading Dealers.
ST 4 S&lely ty TO Troy, 17.7
E. C. Hoppe,
W 111 Attempt to Recover.
A number of the Second avenue prop
erty owners who were opposed to the
improvement of Second avenue, between
sixteenth and Seventeenth streets, bj
bringing; tho street properly to grade,
and who read the remonstrance before
the counci'. are agitating the matter of
suing the city for damages alleged to
have been done their property, and are
attempting to interest others of the prop
erty holilirrs who were willing tbat their
premises might suffer a little in the ln
lerests of permanent improvement, in the
movement. The scheme it is to bo bopod
will fail of Its purpose. The city has
been sued enough for its faults with ref
erence to defective sidewalks, without
being itied for its efforts to remedy those
evils It is doubtful if damages could be
The Hotel Eastman,
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St. Paul, Minn.
Speedily Cures all Private, Nervous.
Chronic and Blo:d and Skin Diseases
of both Seres, without the use
of Mercury or Hindrance
NO CURE, NO PAY.
.lyum.iB, Miet-i, stncTiire, ana all old, lingering
cases, where the blood has berime poioneif,
causing ulcers, blotr.bes. sore throat and auoulk.
..(. i U 1 I . .....
paiun wo umu aim iKJueM, buu an uiieases or
mo niuHcya anu ciaaner, and all disra-en Ms
quired from exposure are CL'KED POK I IFK.
Msii or all asf.r who are suflering from the ter-
iiumcurcu oi seminal weakness, bexunl debili
ty ana loss or Sexnal ower as the resu:t of
louthful Indixcretion. or excesses of mainre
years, producing emissions, nervousurt-s. loss of
memory, c are tbon-uyliiy and iiermatieutly
Ur. Feller, wbo has had many years experience
In this specially. Is a irnul
uauing meairai col etfes or the ti.nMrj n.. h..
h.tbh lauru iu raring any cares that be lias on-
uerinxen. tjases an.1 cnrrnsnonilnre .ii
cnnfldentlal. Call or write for list of aaestinn.
Medicines sent by mail and express everywhere.
ISTo. 1808 Second A.ve.,
SEWERS & ANDERSON,
Contractors and Builders,;
All kinds of Carpenter work done. Oeneral Jobbing done on short
notice and saonf action guaranteed .
Office and shop 1412 Fourth ave., ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Has opened his New and Spacious
No. 1620 to 162G Third avenue,
where he would De pleased to see his friends.
ttf All kind- of drinks as f1 as Al anri Portnr .n1 th. v-n Ln..
only place in the city where yoo can gel It.
'Half snd 'alf," the
TTOHNET AT LAW. OIBce In Rock
tananouai liana Bui IU DC. Kock U n,l
Jan 28 Srah B Cobb to T
Die. lot 5. block 7, Edwards' 2 J ad , Mo
line, $ 2.3(H).
F A Cutter to 0 n Boynton. lot 4 and
pt lot 3. Mitchell i Harper's sub dlv. R
Jan. S?4 Estate of Charles Lafltn. Re
port of sale of real estate to pay debts ap-
pmveu ana oraer that administrator eie
cute dael to purchaser.
SWEENEY k WALKER.
Y Trim. ATH,H?fEoV8 AXD CXSELLORS AT LAW
I rim I none. Iu Bougston'a block. Rock Island, 111.
McEMRY it McEMRl'.
TTORNKY'S AT LAW Loan money nn enod
. SHV.M1 ut, uiiaavn i:iiiiei.:LiiiDH. ttprtiTtn.fA ui.k. :
li A Lyuiie, iMaukem. UftJor In Pototlice lilock.
Nature in Convalsion
8T. LUKE'S (X)TTAGE HOSl'ITAL,
betwoen Tenth and
HI THIHD AVEXCK.
THE IIAILY ARGCS.
FOR SALE KVKRT EVENING at Craaptsa'a
hew btaud. Five ecnts pe copy.
I). S. SfUXREIIAN.
Is terribld. Volcanic eruptions, cyclones I ARrnrrKCTANnsUTKIlINTK:sTIElVT.--Maa
earthquakes are awfully and tremen teaJffl: l2.EZ?
j i .ui my. a 1 : j ul'Blta
Die to emulate in action and effect by the
Buminisiraiion oi remedies which produce
convulsion acd agony in the abnorma
portion or the human frame. Such is
the (fleet of the old fashioned vi
purgatives happily falling more and more
into disuse, and 6f which Hos tetter's
stomach Hitters is the wholesome, pleas
ant and far more effective auccedaneum.
Ihey weakened the intestines- the Bit
ters invigoretes them. They left the
bowels inactive, because incapacitated bv
ensuing leeou.-ness. The Hitlers, on the
contrary, and because It CDableB, not
forces, them to act a vast and fortunate
difference perpetuates their antivity and
regularity. The liver is beneficially stim-
uiaieu, as the kulnevs also are, by this
medicine, which easily conquers, also,
malaria, nervousness and rheumatism.
H. D. FOLSOM,
J SEEK W W W FEES t. FREE RRRR 7
WW. 0. KULP, D. D. S.
OFFICE TJCiTOVED TO
Dr. Ukn Dyk'S
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No. 1707 Second aveuu, Kock Island.
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor and Builder,
Plans snd estimates for all kinds of buildings
Office and Shop Corner Seventeenth St.
and Seventh Avenue,
9A11 kinds of Artistic work a specialty
furnished on application
ft Sal. Inrjvkcra.
7, SB and 89.
HARTZ 4 BAHXSEN, Vbohalf kmb.
Carpenter and Builder,
Office and Shop No. 309 Eighteenth street.
C-Plans drawn and estimates furnished.
W. A. GUTHRIE,
(Successor to Guthrie & Collins)
Plans snd estimates fnralahvd. A specialty
martai'f One work. All orders attendod to
promptly nnd satisfaction trn.r.ntni
Office and shop No. IBIS Third avenue.
HARTZ & BAHNSEX,
Wholesale Acents. Rock I-datd.
ieii your wife she looks well in her
new bat, and rpst assured that your din
ner win oe well served.
seems sad for one no
vve oner one hundred dollars reward
ror any case oi Uatarrh that cannot be
cured by takintc Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. Creket & Co., Toledo, O.
ue. the undersigned, have known F.
J. Cheney for the last fifteen years, and
oeneve uim perfectly honorable In busi-
ness transactions, and financially able to
carry out any obligations made by their
Wast & Trnax, wholesale druggists, To-
uaidinR. Klnnan & Marvin, wholesale
druegtsts. Toledo. O.
p. w v.. it . . . .
v u uuvstiu, casnier ioieaoiNa-
tlonal bank. Toledo. O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood and mu
cous surfaces of the system. Price 75c
per bottle. Sold by all druggists
T fit IS-
TTTl i . ...
ii um is a youojf laav like a wacon
wheclr When she is tired (which don't
oiten occur from work )
CHLOROFORMED TO DEATH.
U mml Why naenalna . r.p .w
The KnifTlu muriW t T. .
Ir. Knimn to commit riicld That attempt,
morl.1,1 tlltt a, lUlt whu.-hhl,
alrea,y b.n 8ivc. ia all tu borriU. details.
the events attonlln.
unruorofMr. ir-irt. . .
A Good Appetite
It essential to good health; but at this
sesson It ia oftan lost, owing to the dot
crty or Impurity of the blood, derange.
ment or the digestive organs, and the
weakening effect of the changing sea
son. Hood's Barsaparllla ia a wonderful
medicine for creatini: an appetito, toning
me uiKeeiioo. ana giving strength to the
whole aTStero. Now Is the time to lake
t- Be sure to get Hood's Barsaparllla.
A Harlem boy lately attempted to tie
a knot In s mule's tail. He waa a good
boy, but be bat gone to meet bit grandmother.
ta!T?nWof Mr Knimn
v Bmmm Sj
A planter at Montlcello, Fla , hat al
ready shipped thlt season 40.000 Dounda
One lap War OrT.
The following explanations, says an ex
change, will show why the year 1100 will
not be counted among leap years: "Tie
year is 805 days, 5 hours and 45 minuU s
long; 11 minutes are taken everv vear to
j - - i p
make the year 805 days long, and everv v , e P,ur8Ult of tne gooa things of
fourth year we have an extra ,i. tk . his world we anllclPate too much; we
lourtn year we have an extra day. Th s eat out the heart and sweetness of world
was Julius Cwiars arrangement. Yoi ly pleasures by delightful forethought of
uiaj asa, wuere ao me 1 1 minutes cornel 'BU- me results ODtained Irom the use
from?" They come from the future, an 1 J ". ones Uod Clover Tonic far exceed
. map ji" uiunieu resu.l trouoies. It la a nerfprt tnn ,.,.11...
a - - . '
"---V. 'it -Saasss aua asaaa I .
51aJ?",,-,',T-" I w
"tliCTRIC (ELT ANt SUiKNSORT
SONEV. U..1. fn. IkUawtH. ......
.. ..r. m, inmin si.ina imii, SIM, Kralk-
fliT"""" mrrmu I ioMri-ll thmii.n .11 VKaC
rBT8. natonni ll,.m to HKALTH .Ml tlMlKuf h STRKXHTH.
LT l"rt ..! I..I..I19. nr - rnn.ll S.tfuU IB Cub.
ra4 .Ya.OTw. C.nrM. ti. mm am. .r,i tmmmt Pa.
bAKSKN iLECTEaO CO. , Ua.if iZTt ICAQO. U.L
The first coal shipped into this market
from Mercer county was from the mines
or it. 15. .tllis in the fall of 1S76, and
hence given the name it still bears. It is
well known to be the best sold in the
market, and other merchants have adop
ted the same name and offering an in
Tenor article for the genuine. Don't be
deceived, but buy the genuine celebrated
Mercer countv coal of T. H. EI1U on
necona avenue, opposite St. Joseph's
uuurcn. 1 ce omce has not been removed.
but is there still, and is the only place in
the market selling the old and genuine
1 1 1 rw . "
arucie. telephone 1036.
C7 Z r a R Vfe esn w
OHLWEILER & SPILGER,
Contreictors and Builders,
Shop Third avenue, between 10th and 11th streets,
(Fred Koch's old stand.)
g-All kinds of Ctrpenter work and repairing done. Satisfaction guaranteed
JlOTICK TO OoNTR ACTORS.
Sealed n rono.nl. win h ..i.j . .i.
Clt rk s office, city of Kock Inland, nnttl Monday
the 8d day of February. A. 1). 16W0. at 8 o clock r
H. forconstrnctingllie ituprovements ordered by
ordinances of said city, which were adopted
November I6ih and IHccniber loth Irrespec
tively, and are entitled -An ordinance for the Im
provement or Second aivmu fnm th. w.t 11.1.
of Fonrteruth Mre to the west line of Ninth
street In the rliy or Rock Island:" alao, "An or
dinance for the improvement of Twentieth stree t
from the north line of First avenue to the sonth
line of Nnuh avenue in the city of Rorfc Island
ana tor tue levying or a special tax Iberefor,
and lor furnlsliiiif the materials and doing the
work according to the plans and specifications
The said Improvement ordered by said ordi
nances roni?ta of curbing with enrus-tones.
excavating, gradiuc. Improving and pavins with
ravine brick of cood una llv. thirtann hl. V. n
streets in said title of said ordinances set out.
ine Mtiu uupnivemeiH mnst be constructed,
and the materials therefor fnrnished mn.t h. in
sccrrtlance wi;h the nlana .nil .r..it.,.
said Improvement on file in the IH rt.
, a:u omce, saia plans and specifi
cation, sre opetuo the Inspection of all persons
interested therein. Contractors are to fur, Uh
g7 M I T I innmC . . S"V'V'" wnicu work is to b done
ZJ i&jf i fMllUllV n Ki,. . , , luo. WOTK mon correspond with
TW TV ' QUHUlf I 'he samples in quality and stvle. All bids must
-St- " aS' .T ;f07rMjed witb .cerimed check in the sum
W r;WQR A ,0h'v." ",,lre1 Dl'". lyable to the order of
TjHr ssv 7 j 1 s.vnv tiwrunT or km in riiw trhmii aha 11
lariy every twin year. In the course of
400 years it Is found that the 11 minute i
taken each year win not only have been,
paid back, but that a whole day will hsv ;
been given up. So Pope Oregory X(II
who improved on Cte jar's . calendar in
1582, decreed that every cenuturial yea
divisible by four should be leap year afte
all. So we borrow 11 minu tea Aanl, c . i
more than paying our borrowings back hi
omitting three leap years in three cen
turlal years, and square matters by halv
ing a leap year in the fourth centuria
year. Pope Oregorj ' arrangement is sc
exact, and the borrowing and paying back
balanced to cicely, that we borrow more
than we pay to the extent of only ont
day in 8.866 years."
"There a method In that man's mad
ness," remarked the superintendent of an
Insane asylum of one of his natienu.
llow does it show Itself T" Questioned
the visitor. "Why. be always asks for a
bottle of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup when
ue uaa a coia. "aqi 1 tee.
The game cock is alwavs nrettv well
heeled when be goet out on a business
tC 1 1 t n "
moou punner, a sure cure for ague and
mniariai diseases, frice. fl rnia r
i he girl who hangs up the biggest
piece of mistletoe doesn't get kissed the
Winter & Lemburg,
Wholesale Dealers and Importers of
Wines aid Liprs,
1616 and 1618
Harlinstosi Tt Uaslsry K. K.
Division PAsssnoaaOrstcc, t
Kock Island, III., Dec. SI, '80. f
The C.. B. & Q now have on sale
winter tourist tickets to all points in
Florida and to other aouthern states
points; also to the City of Mexico and
the Pacific coast points. Sleeping car ac
commodations secured to destination.
For rates or further information apply
to any agent, or toe u., U. U or to H.
D. Hack, Dlv. Pass. Agt. Rick Island.
H. D. Mack.
Div. Pass. Agent.
Last year Germany granted only 8.921
, p. on... .iikiuiu i.i o.nnu to,
420 In the United States.
Of the first stain or speck beware
That on your teeth you may espy.
There ia by far more danger there.
man at the moment meets the
Use Sotodont without delay.
And thus arrest the first decay.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Pay Your Taxes
a ne raxes ror Jsy are now
due and payable to the Collec-
tor at Count j Treasurer's office
in court house building.
come forfeited to said city in caae the bidder shall
ran to enter Into contract, with approved sureties,
to execute the work for the price mentioned in his
bid. and according to the plans and spectBcatlons.
In the etent tbat the rout-art .h..nM i.-
The contractor is also reantred to nhn tha nrdi.
nance relating to the eieht hoar labor svatem for
contract work done by the city of Rock Island,
passed November 4ih, 1889.
Blank bide Will be furnished on armlfrarlnn at
the city clerk's office. Ail bidders snd ether
persons may attend at the opening ot said bids.
The right to re.iect soy snd all bids or propo
sals received Is hereby expressly reserved
H IBERT KOKHLKR. city Clerk.
Dated this Vib day of January, low
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
nOUS. ISLAND VOTJMTT,
300,000 gypsies, and
Soft Coal for Bale
At my yard, corner of Eleventh street
and Tenth avenue, at ten cents per bash
eL B. Davbsport.
Aug. 80, 1880.
Promptly and neatlv executed by the Aaecs Jo
W Special attention paid tn Comvercia) woik
ft nriirn in nvrn
srKSCRT TO K. No preTtous expe
rience required. Write for terms. I.. 4,
.aaawKita,, ivunanioo, jaicU.
Dr. Tait Butler,
(Assistant State Veterinarian of Iowa)
! Veterinary Piysician,
(Sncceasor to Dr. J. D. Rutherford.)
Office hoars 11 e. as. to S p. m.
Dentistry a Specialty.
Coyne's Feed Stable, Market square,
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
In the Circuit Court of said county to th January
Catherine Moore, Samuel W. Lincoln U v
Htchsrds. Hans Iiire. M W tt'.l i...a i' '
Bengtston, Burton Malcolm. Jama r'm.iI
gomery, Martha Thomas, Rosllle Coryn
Desire Coryn and Mary J. Macbeth.
W. B. Buifleld. Renbvn Wil. tv. t--i ,
neirs-at-lsw of Joel Wells, deceased, Dennis
barren. W 1111am A KnM i .
?af,.M'.W,ftnerhea KHra Babcock," Eunice
L. Mill, Louisa J. Bryant and Antonelte Henry
In Chancery. '
Affidavit of the non-raaM.nne or rh ..m w n
Burfield. Reuben Well, and lnl.. J R...n, l.j
that the heirs at law of Joel Wells, deceased, ere
unknown and made parties aa the anknown heirs
at law of Joel Weils, deceased, having been tied
In the clerk's office of the circuit court of itock
isiaiiti county, state or Illinois, notice is therefore
hereby irlven to the said non-realdant rlxrxn.l.m.
and unknown heirs of Joel Wells, deeeaaed,
tbat the complainants filed their bill of ix.ro p alnt
in said court u the chancery s'de thereof on the
V7tb day of November. ltv. and that
summons Issued out ot sa'd court, wherein said
suit Is cow peudluif, returnahle ou the Ural Mon
day In the month of January next, as is by law
Now. unless yon. the said rjnn-r.irint .r...
dants above named, and the unknown heirs at law
of Joel Wells, deceased, shall personally be and
appear before said circuit court on the first dav
of the next May term thereof, to be holden at Korb
Island in and for said countv, on the first Mon
day in May next, and plead, answer or de
mur to the said oomnlalnant'a bill of
and the asms and the matters and thlnm there
in charged and stated will ha tak.n
fessed, and a decree entered against you accord
Ins to the prayer of aald bill.
Kock Island. 111.. December. 8h. lHSfl
GEO. W. GAMBLE,
mark- of nlr(
I for Complainants,
Poblic notice Is hereby glyenthst Ths Moline
snd Kock Island Horse Railroad Company, will
V "jetlngof the city eonnctl of the city oi
hock I-land, to be held on Monday the 8rd day of
February A . D 1FW, at the ct y council modi in
the city or Rock Island iu the state of Illinois
sr.d at all subsequent meetings.) present its pe
tition to said city council requesting; said city
council to graa it ths right to construct, main
tain and operate a double or single track street
rellwsy upon and along Nineteenth street in said
city from the intersection of said street wiii
C"A,"U ' to its intersection with Ttalid ave
nue ln said city; also upon and along Fifteenth
street ln said city, from its intersection with
Third avenue to its intersection with Fourth ave
nne, and from said last named Intersection west
S?I?5?klon 'onrth avenue to Its intersection
. ? etreet, and also from the intersection
or Fourth avenue and Ninth street south nan
and along Ninth street to Eleventh avenue in
l tity, wUh the ri?ht 10 connect tfe same
with the trams of said Horse Railroad Compsny.
and of the tnion Street Hail war Company, and to
operate the same in connection tberew.th.
Dated this Sid day of January, A. D. 1880.
The Molik ann fioca Islnd Hobsb Rail
0t By C. B. HOLMES, Presl 'ent
1? STATE OF FREDERICK W. KEL
To all Whom It mar Concern : Notice Is here
by eiven that on the 4 b day of February, A. D
1SM0, the undersigned, administratrix of the es
tate of Frederick W. Kellerstisss. deceased, will
appear before the Hod. Luciaa Adams, judge of
the Probate court ol the coun'y of Hock I -Und and
state of Illinois, at tbeofflre or the county cler of
raid county in the city of Rock Island, and apply
for an orderof aaid court for leava t ..n
notes and accounts belonging to said estate, that a
petition has this day been filed in said court ask
ing for an order to .ell aald notes and accounts
and a list of the ssme has been filed with .m n.
tition, to which list snd petition all persons are
Rock Island. Illinois, January 17th. 18.
MAKU-RET B. KELLERSTRASS.
Administratrix of the estate of Frederick W Sel
E. W. Hurst, Att'y for Administratrix.
HA8 PURCHASED THE
" and bas remored to
Third Ave., and Tenth St.
arHe solicits the trade long enjoyed
by bit predecessor and at many new
customers aa wish to favor bin witb
Ar rCmrm la I
l TO a DTI.I
flig uLaaniveu uui'vtu
sal sailafaction la ths
ours of Oonoirhusa an J
Uleet. i prescribe It an i
feel sale In recommend
lug it to all sufferers.
A.J. STONKB, SJ.D..
Pjld by Drugplsti.
FOR r.BJ ONLY!
A POSITIVE l UST FAttntO MAITHOOD:
wreeum. Ojaafl and NERVOUS DEBILITY;
mill r. I"i : " anaaiuiaeta
V. ?.f Errors or Exoeases is 01 dor Youec.
Stmathea WKaK.LRDCVKLoW i) OHAAMS a r.RTS
Hc to Salara a
, nimiu Mill nuilUT-bulk Im . a...
aa tMUIV Iraai 41 State., TerritortM, aaS Foeriaa raaatrlea.
laaaaavHtataeai. oti. rall.ipluathia, as irnhulM
a-usj tr. aaara. Uli MlllCAt t8..syFJlTl.