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RC6BED A NEWSPAPER QLUB.
Chariea Iji wrence Lancaster Cleans Out &
Treaaary at Buffalo. '
Charles Lawrence Lancaster, late of The
Buffalo Express, baa added a new wrinkle to
the business of embezzlement he has run off
with the funds of a press club 1 The facts are
such as to excite universal interest among
newspapermen. The first question each quill
driver will ask is, "How did a press club, and
in Buffalo, happen to have $1,100?" th.
amount Lancaster ran off with.
Well, it is admitted to have been an acci
dent. The club gave a concert and ball and
were overwhelmed by the kind patronage of
the public, actually taking in IK5. The
treasurer paid no bills against the manage
ment, but took the receipts and about $105
more that was ou hand by chance and skipped
to Canada. He went to Buffalo from St
in 1880, secured
work on The Ex
press, soon acquir
ed great proficiency
as a proof reader
and became quite
popular. Of course
he bad "a smooth
and plausible ad
manners and a win.-
ning stylo or con- 'JV
all have it. lie had
it so strong that charlbs u Lancaster
when he wu elected treasurer of the press
. nun mey omuwu to require bond for f-VK),
as their charter requires. The size of the
bond sumWontly indicates that they did not
expeci to lioop muc h mouev on hand
It appears that Lancaster Iras made a mis
take despite his cunning. The new extradi
lion law went into effect a few days bofore
liis flight, so the club's agents went to his
father and brothers la Ontario and demanded
lynieiit on threats of legal proceedings.
xi is relatives very can.lidly answered that
they had done with Lancaster long ago,
knowing linn to be careless, dissipated and
too free with other people's money. He had
not gone to them, as he had promised his wife
to do, alleging that he lackod but little of the
needed amount, and could secure it. The
club has therefore raised a fund and swear
they will "hunt the geutleman to the end of
the earth." They l.egin by asking the circu
union or tins little "personal:"
Wanted hy the Buffalo Press club-Information
concernm one n,area Lawrence Lancaster, ace
83, occuiwtion proor reader; height 8 feet
Inches; weight 150 pounds; fair complexion, rosy
!i " "r"wu '" w maker anil mustache
amreu in light suit or clothes, silk hat, who le-
paneu this city on Saturday inorniug, April 5,
u mm Hume person or persons uu
mown, lor canaita or elsewhere.
it buoiim ie a.Meu that as is so often the
case there was a woman in the case. She
wears diamonds but there is a chance that
she will lie punished.
THE "LOVE CHARMER'S". MAIL.
It Contained Many Ammdiig Letters from
Letter writing sometimes doesn't rav
is an unprofitable investment, particularly
when the writer subjects himself or herself
to the possibility of being made an object of
public ridicule. A good many women who
have been corresponding with Mr. Paul
James Oregory, of Buffalo, N. Y., were un
wise In this respect, and now doubtless wish
they bad left their thoughts in their heads,
the ink in the bottle., and the paper at the
stationer's. Mr. Gregory, who is known to
his clients as the "Love Charmer," advertised
some time ago that for the small sum of nine
cents in stamps ho would send the applicant
nu luiuinoie recipe ior winning any one s af
fection. A great many people responded.
ana oir. t.regory uy their aid attained the
comfort of an average income of $23 a week,
ine united States authorities interfered
with his nine cent industry the other day
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b.uu uao nun ptacea on trial at L tica, N. V
charge. l with using the mails for fraudulent
purposes. It was at the trial that the nature
of the communications ho received became
known. A Boston female wrote that she had
longed to lie loved for twenty Tears, and
would give anything if she could geta man to
woo her. A New Orleans girl acknowledged
that she was 18 years old and passionately
ioiiu oi worge rrancis Train. "Tell me,'
she pleaded, "how I am to win him." That
hope ami love last as long as life is shown by
me pniuetic p.aint oi a woman who said
am 77 years mM, but do not give up hope of
being married tiefore I die." A frank Dakota
maiden, evidently in desperate mood, ordered
the secret sent by telegraph. "I want some
one," she explained, "1 don't care who he is.
to love. I am rd haired and live on a farm."
And so on. The trial lasted two days and
kept the court room In a roar. The jury got
demoralized, sat up all one night to talk the
matter over, and then agreed to disagree,
A Relentless Thief Hunter.
An express company is the most relentless
pursuer of a criminal in existence. The
chase may be abandoned by the authorities,
the robbery may tass out of the public mind.
but the defrauded company never forgets
uu ui-ci up. is ouiy sausueu wuen
the thief is behind the bars, and the proceeds
or uu rascality recovered. The latest exam
ple of this policy has to do with the arrest in
Spanish Honduras recently of Edmund Stur
gis Crawford. The man was a messenger for
the American Exchange National bank of
Inew ork city. On May 4, 1888, he deliv
erer, or was supposed to have delivered, to
the Adams Express company a package con
taining f41,000 to lie forwarded to the United
States treasury at "Washington.
The package received at the treasury con
tained only slips of brown paper. No clew
could be found to the thief, and the express
company made good the loss to the bank.
Then its oflicials set the private detectives to
work Suspicion narrowed down to Craw
ford, lie retained his place as messenger for
several months after the robbery. Then he
resigned and went to Honduras. A disguised
detective sailed with him. In Central Amer
ica the young man blossomed out as a capi
talist. Now the crime of two years ago is
said to have been brought home to him, and
he is under arrest. The express company
spent over $.'50,000 to accomplish its object.
A Four Footed Policeman.
One of the most Taluable members of the
New York police force is a thoroughbred
water spaniel named Leo. He belongs to
Sergt. McNamara, and knows a thief by in
stinct His latest capture was that of a
colored bwrglar who had in his possession a
bundle of stolen furs. Leo glanced at the
fellow in passing, concluded he was a "bad
man," seized him by the seat of the trousers
and held on till the arrival of a blue coated
officer, who took the prisoner to a station
For thirty years, eight months and fifteen
days Patrick E. Brady was an inmate of a
New York state prison. He was serving a
life sentence for murder, but received a par-
non irom uovernor 11 11 the other day. satis
factory evidence being produced that he was
not guilty of the crime. He is going home
to Ireland to see if any of the friends of his
youth are yet alive.
An Usher's Trick. -
Sqaeers How is it that Cutely always
gets the prettiest girl at chtrrch to escort
Nickleby Easily enough; Le'g an
"But I don't nee"
"You don't? Why, Cutely always es
corta all his rivals to the very front seats,
bo that they have to be the lact out of
church. In the meanwhile he takes his
rack of the girls." Lawrence American.
A uit against the. Pittsburg Glass
Company, engaged in the manufacture
of plate Klass, has brought to light the
fact that the concern paid 34.75 percent
dividends laat year. With even a plum
of that kind in iu mouth the glass in
dustry 1ms not yet dropped its cry for
Always Going; Hound.
Officer What is going on round here?
Small Boy (disappearing) The earth.
Ingenious South American Aborigine.
SKINNING A WATER SERPENT.
The natives of South America who live
along the banks of great rivers like the Ama
zon have more than one way, not of skinning
a cat, but of skinning the huge water ser
pents whose tough hides are valuable for do
mestic use or for sale to the traders who an
nually visit the vast forests of the interior
during the time of high water and load their
litile steamers with ail sorts of commodities
that the need or luxury of civilization de
mands. The scene illustrated herewith shows
a method of dealing with a reptile of extra
proortioiis that is both ingenious and suc
cessful. Tliey Married In Haste.
Last fall K'lwrence Murryand Hat tie Clark
were married In-fore (i.OtiU people at the Uan
dolph county fair, held in Molierly, Mo. The
bride was a school teacher of Hutchinson,
Kan., and a week after the wedding ashe left
for that place to settle up her private affairs.
Once at her old home she resumed her maiden
name, denied all knowledge of the wedding
and, alter a time, tixjk up her vocation as a
teacner. Miirryniui Aiiss I lark had never
MR. AND liRS. MURRV.
son each other prior to the hour when the
became man an, I wife, but they had ctirres-
ponde.1 for nearly a vearasthe n-sult of
matrimonial advertisement. The hustand is
seeking a ilivorco on the ground of desertion.
The t.hvsicians of New York ritv reeiird
'. Hitchcock as a physical i.iier. He
is J-J years of ape, and ri-centlv tk iearl
eleven drnclmis of prussic tcd solution with
sniCKh.l intent. et ho stiil liv.nnn.l is pet
23 C J Carlson to Ilermnn Jisf hke,
part lot 8 tilock 5, Tilts, Gilliert & Pitt
2d ad. Moline, $950.
W A Collins to G V Walker.lot 4. block
3, in LeClaire'sreieive 18. Iw. 5(H).
Win StcLay to Rudolph Koch, sub lots
1 and 2, block 37. Chicago ad, K I. $715
N G Johnson to Auirust Wtstbcrg. 1
1. block 2. McMaster's ad, R I, $1,400
htate or Illinois to S E Fox, lot 1, sw
sej 27, 16. 4w, tlJO.
State of Illinois to Eek Wallace, lo' '
nwj si J 27. 16. 4w, $420.
A 8aie lnveiiment,
Is one which is cuaranlced lo bring
you satisfactory results, or in case of fail
ure a return of purchase price. Oo this
safe plan you can buy from our adver
tise druggist a bottle of Dr. King's New
Discovery for consumption. It is sruar
anteed to bring relief in every case, when
used for any affection of throat, lungs or
cuesi, such ds consumption, lnnanima
tion of lungs, bronchitis, asthma, whoop
ing cough, croup, etc., etc. It is pleas
ant and agreeable to taste, perfectly safe
and csn always be depended upon. Trial
bottles free at Ilanz & Rahnscn's dm
The transition from long lingering
and painful sickness to robust health
marks an epoch in the life of the individ
ual. Such a remarkable event is treas
ured in memory and the agency whereby
the good health has been attained is
gratefully blessed. Hence it is that so
much is heard in praise of Electric Bit
ters. So many feel they owe their res'
toration to health, to the use of the great
alterative and tonic. If you are troubled
with any disease of kidneys, liver or
stomach, of long or short standing you
will surely find relief by use of Electric
Bitters. Sold at 50c and $1 per bottle
at Hartz & Bahnsen's drug store.
BDCKLKN'a ARNICA flALVK.
The best salve in the world for cuts.
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
9ores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains
corns and all skin eruptions, and posi
tively cures piles, or no pay required. It
is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction
or money rciunaed. I'nce 25 cents per
dox. for sale bv Hartz & Bahnsen.
Dont be a clam! Bean oyster. He
begins his vacation on the 1st of May and
Keeps it mi me end of August.
ASV1CK TU MOTE CUE.
Are you disturbed at night and broken
of your rest by a-sick child Miffcnnir and
crying with pain of cutting teeth? If so,
aena at once and get a bottle of Mrs
Winslow'g Soothing Syrup for children
teething. Its value is incalculable.
It will relieve the poor little sufferer im
mediately. Depend upon it mother.
were ib no misiaKe aooul H. it cures
dysentery, diarrhoea, regulates the atom
ach and bowels, cures wind colic, soft
ens the gums, reduces inflammation, and
gives tone and energy to the whole iy8
tem. Mrs. Winslow's Sooth inc Svnin
for Children Teething is pleasant to' the
taste, and is the prescription of one of
the oldest and best female nurses and phy
sicians in the United States, and is for
sale by all druggists throughout the
world. Prico 25 cents per bottle.
The fire department at Atchison uses
cotton nose. Wonder what the women
up there think about that?
Bawara of Ointments for Catarrh Thai Contain
as mercury will surely destroy the sense
of smell and completely derange the whole
system when entering it through the rau
cous surfaces. Such articles should
never be used except on prescriptions
irom reputable physicians, as the damage
they will do is ten fold to the good you
can possibly derivo from them. Hall's
Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J.
Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio., contains
no mercury, and is taken internally, and
acts directly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system. In buying Hall's
Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine.
It Is taken internally and made in Toledo,
Ohio, by P. J . Cheney & Co.
RT'Sold by druggists, price J75c per
Who of us are wnnout trouble be tbcv
small or large? The blessings of health
are best appreciated when we are eic.h
and in pain. A hacking cough, a severk
cold, or any throat or lung disease are
very troublesome; but all of these may be
quickly and permanently cured by Dr.
Bigelow's Cure. ' Safe and pleasant for
shildren. Price 50 cents.
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MORE SCHOOLS ADORNED.
riae Ralnlnc ! Moath Kcxk Ialaa...
Mr. e s Resaarka,
The public schools of Sot.th Rock Is
iana assembled in the Center school
Is. . .
uuuse last i-Tiaay aiternoot. and were
presented with three beauti 'nl fligs for
their respective school house). Rev. G.
W. Que, of this city, made tl e present
tion speech. He said of tl American
ua mat h was the protector of every
true and law-abiding citizen who dwelt
beneath its folds, whether m.tive or for
eign born, and no natter how
lrge our country is, our flig
large enough to cover it all. But
there was no room for two flags
here the speaker cared not whether the
other was a red, white, yellow or a green
flag. The American people would never
permit any flag other than the stars and
stripes to wave over these United Slates,
either as a substitute for or in company
with the flag of the union. He said sub
slantially that as there wera thousands
oi men in me war of the rebellion who
shot, tore and trampled onr fl' umler
foot, so now there are thousands of pco
pie right in our very midst that hate the
flag that protects them, and f they dsrei'
would insult and haul it down, and in iu
stead raise up the ensign of h foreign po
If . .
vcum.e. nccce, it n necessary
he held. that every American
citizen should he fully arouse.
and place l;ime!f on guard am
that the children hhould !e taught to lovn
the flag and honor and obey the govern
ment that is represented. He believei:
that the proper tiuie to begin the cultiva
non oi love ior our it ig an 1 pnlriotisni
for our government ischildu od. Hence
ne nopen soon to see the f tarry banner
tloat ovci every public s:ho 1 building in
America so that the rising generation
. ft. n 1 1 ft... . . . .
i-iiuii ik iuiiy prepared to defend our
country from attack either of enemies a
home or the insidious amtlt9 of a for
Mr. J. II. Southwell, county supcrio
tendent of schools, expressed himsclt ii
sympathy wuh the movement of raising
fl ies on the school hous -s throughout (he
country, and the exercises closed with
me singing of America, the "Slar
Spangled Banner" and the 'Red. White
and Blue" by the tethers nnd children
and three cheers for the fUg.
Pcarsall has the bulge" on
rout street bridge h st II unsafe for
Farmers report fields bdly wal.ed bv
A. B. E Adams lost a fine cow lately
irom spinal complaint.
nru .... . . .
utr iuie noon Old nV. .line S'.TIOUS
damage to vegetation.
ouuuay scnooi at iu.; ii. m. now in
M. k. church instead of the brick
The lightning struck Dick Trevors ice
house, but did no material d -image.
uet your lamiiy history ard study it up
so as not to oe.'ay ine census laker
Mr. Savat Blackburn hat! a ten gallon
crow kettle swept away l y the
Madison Bowles & Son, of Ztima, were
in town today. Both are solid demo
W. It. Siiurlitff. of the Cuba Cigar
Co., made his usual moothlv visit to town
Ti.. n a t,
me ncv. a., uarper preaches every
Kiinnay evening at 8 p m. in the M E.
1 he new sewer did not lake cure of all
the water Thursday night, but what
R II. Trevor is making s.ime improve
merits in his meat market; miking it
mucn more attractive in appearance
ine rock pile and the first pier in the
river below LeClaire his a light attached
now. Trivate parties ars doing the
John Baker and family had to move
out as the water was over t 6 feet deep
on the lower floor of their house during
toe recent storm.
E. D.-Wright sunerintenilent. and .1
1 racy roadmaster of this division of the
St. Paul, made a short cb 1 on Agent
Webb on Friday Ust.
for some unknown reason the fish re
fuse to bite this season and as a conse
quence the fishermen are going home
witn ine proverbial luck.
Geo. Coates made a transfer involving
a good deal of George's peculiar vocabu
lary" lately. He sold a horse to L. Ty
lt r for f 1 50, and when he made the de
livery Lew was away from home and
lieo. was undecided as to leavintr his
'trotter" there. He finally concluded to
do so, however, and the bargain was
Pete Baker, always a welcome favorite
here, comes to Harper's theatre Thursday
evening with bia richly dressed musical
comedy, "Chris and Lena.' which will
be the farewell engagement of this sue
cessful cemedy. Prominent in the com
pany are Miss Josie Siston. the well
known singing soubrette, late star of ' Lits
tie Nugget" company, and the funniest of
all Irish comedians. Mr. John Sbeehan
late of Sheehan & Coyne, and Little
Irene, a remarkable child actress who sings
and dances her way to the hearts of all
The Cleveland Leader says:
"Pete Baker appeared lart night for
the first time this season. The com
eiiiHii 8 popularity was oenionstratea in
the most agreeable manner possible to
bim, by the house being filled. Mr. Baker
has been seen before in tba dual role of
the German emigrant and Aunt Lacy.
His songs, many of them of bis own com
position, were all very much enjoyed, and
met with hearty applause.' He is sup
ported by a capable comp iny , but its
star is the little mite of an infant. Little
Irene, who seems hardly ol 1 enough to
walk, and yet acts her part with wonder
ful intelligence and appreciation.
Brows Acais Cerl Frent
W. C. Brown, the erstwhile superinten
dent of the Rock Island & St. Louis di
vision of the C, B. & Q , hits been heard
from again. A few days ag ), as superin
tendent of the Iowa lines of the Burling
ton system, he made an a(" dress to the
bouse and senate committeo on railroads
and canals, urging against the adoption
of the bouse and senate bills for the
adoption of safety coupler on the roads
of the country at the preset t time. ' It is
only a few years ago that Mr. Brown was
telegraph operator in the service of bis
road at Burlington. Now he is regarded
as one of its ablest men, and is destined
to an early and rapid rise from the res
sponsible position which hi now holds.
His argument was the most effective that
' had been presented the com tnittee.
ISLAND AUG US, MONDAY, MAY 2(5.
The Crown dining hall, No. 1708 Sec
ond avenue, is now ready to furnish you
the best meal in the city for 25 cents.
$50,000 to loan on real estate security,
in sums of $200 and upward, at lowest
current rates of interest, without com
mission. E. W. Hurst, Attorney at
law, Rock Island. v
Surety on Bonds.
Those who are required to give bonds
in positions of trust, and who desire to
avoid asking friends 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,
Rock Island, Bl.
ASK YOUR GROCER FOR THEM.
SITUATED ON ,
Will be under the personal supervision oi
H . L. LE IK N D. and will be open for the
reception of fruests, June first in each year.
Visitors will find
is first class in all of ita appointments, being
well supplied with fras, hot and cold water
baths, electric bells and all modern im
provements, steam laundry, billiard halls,
bowling alley, etc, and positively free from
annoyance Dy mosquitoes.
l0und $ rip Excursion ictets
will be placed on sale at the commencement
of the tourist season by the Burlintrton,
Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway and all
connecting- lines, at low rates, to the follow
ing points in Iowa and Minnesota : Spirit
LrfUce, Iowa; Albert Lea. W atervillo. Minn
eapolis, St. Paul, Lake Minnetonka,Whitr
Bear Lake and BuVuth. Minnesota: Cleal
Lake, lowa; Lake Superior points; Yellow
Stone Park and points in Colorado. .
Write lor W Midsumnwr Pnr
edlse" to the General Ticket and Pass-
entrer A (rent, tjede.r Kapids, lowa, and for
Hotel Hates to E U LELAND, Spirit
C. J. IVES, J. E. HANNEGAN,
OlICK OK UUAROIAN's BALK
OF REAL ESTATE.
Itock Island t'ountv l"
By virtue of a decretal order of the conntv court
oi saiu couniy. euicreu ai ine aiay term or said
rourt. A. 1. 18!K). on the application of Robert 1).
mct.reerv. euariuan or Iort-r Mcleerv. Kohprt
D. McC'reery and William McCreerv. minors, to
sell the following described real estate belonging
and and state of Illinois, to-wit:
The undivided thre fourteenths f3-14) of the
ko naiu uiimvrs. sunaii! in uie count v ox If ork imi-
northeast quarter of the southeast quarter
i)i oi section icn (jui, in townsnip sixteen (IB!
north of range one west of the fourth principal
meridian. 1 shall on the 14th day of June, A. IV
lSKO, at the north door of the rourt house In the
city of Rock Island In the county of Kork Island
and state of Illinois, at the honr of 2 o'clock, p.
m., sell all the interest of said miners in and lo
the said real estate at pnhlie vendue to the highest
and best bidder for ca-h in hand .
ROBERT D. MoCREERY.
Gnardlan of Porter Mcoreory, Robert D. Mc-
t;reery ana iniam mcureery, minors.
By JarKsoH & Hurst. Atiorneys.
OTiCE to Contractors.
Sealed proposals will be received at the citv
clerk's office, until fi o'clock n. m.. on Monday
June 2nd, 1.SW0. for 4,(1(10 cubic yards, more or less,
of material to bring Fifteenth street, from Third
avenue to fourth avenue, and fourth avenue,
from Fifteenth to Twelfth street, and Nineteenth
street from Second to Third avenno, to grade
a iso .tou en bic yards, more or less, or macadam
for top dressing ou the above avenue and streets.
Specifications to be seen at the citv clerk's offi.
The labor to he employed should be as mncta as
possible given to residents or this city. Bonds re
quired iu double the amount of contract. The
city reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Uy order or the street and alley committee.
ROBKRT KOKI1LKK. jitv Clerk.
Rock Island, III.. May 81S, 1NSW.
Notice la hereby riven, thst the nndersimed
bns been appointed assignee of Abrara Loch, and
all persons holding any claim or claims airainst
said Abram Loeb are berehy notified to present
me same ui mm under oat n or amrmation wttnin
thr$ennths from this date, whether said claims
are due or not. All Persons indebted to said as
signor are requested to make prompt payment of
Datad March 24th, IR90.
UKNKY P. HULL, Assignee.
ItniMtrtn i Tiilinnt traiiMiuirent'V to the km. R-
I mom all Mnfit(,TrHi:lttt and J t rr ti hm. Kor
l!tahity all iirHt-rlMw tlniirtrl ta. or MtajltMl ttr fiO clfi.
In fltamf by
l. A. pnxxOP
Tltg O Is acknowledged
the leading reraeily lor
;oBMn-rlies 4k jiM4.
2 be only sine jvmedy for
Ijerrleai orM' hitea.
I urcscrilie it and feci
il fo (n mm im n, j.nH I nn 1
"""fin ta all sufferers.
A. J. UTONKR, M. D,
Kol4 by lkraairiata.
OIIRnfC 1 1 y pac;k carefully and
UllullUllliPreDav Freight FREE
sera, on nl CASH orders during our 30-
DAVS' SPECIAL. PRlCav BAkaw
Pnncb, Brothers, Punch; Punch with Care
a 4m mum Bufcotort:
C7hATMmt and - Km nUoa iw t a
"Want," "Lout," "Sale" and Kent" notices.
Only one-half rent a word. Everybody reads thi
column. Try it.
R ENT-THlt wit.m nm-Kr un iv
IU. Enquire on the Dremiraa. ' 10 u '
SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, boneht. sold
or exchanged. Money loaned or Fnroitore
tored at 803 East Second street. Davenport,
FOR SALE VALUABLE PATENT IM
provement on Elevators. Now in operation at
Star Finishing Works, K5 Hamilton SU, Phllada.
Pa; preserves life and limb; for fnll pcrticniars
apply to ROBT J. WALKER, Inventor.
WORKERS WANTED MEN AND WOMEN
agents; big pay; steady work; onlflt free.
No experience needed. J. Eugene Whitney.
Nurseryman, Rochester, N. V. 88
WANTED TWO LADIES AND ONE flEN
tleman to canvass for a new invention; sal
ary $2 a day. Experience unnecessary, c. R. 1.
WANTED. FIRST-CLASS TRAVELING
salesmen at once for Illinois and lows. D.
K. IngersoU A Co &i3 and lt Dearborn St. Chi
cago. HI. fcb-27
WANTED A RELIABLE PERSON IN HOt?K
Island and every town in this locality todts
tribute circulars ; for particulars send references
and address, T. N. Crowley, 630 Main St, Ter.e
WANTED. A LADY TO MANAGE A
Branch office, at her own homo, for the Fa
mous Female Specific "Oranpe Lily"; a splendid
opportunity; address with stamp. The Dr. Coon
Icy Medical Institute, South Bend Ind
Tk C I MAN
I I III " are
H M mm known tlt
H W world over. So ! Mr.
sa Flllin.lnl lli.-iiinnaKt-ri.f their fain -in
M-siaiirant ol Ml linlvav, Nrw Y.rk. We
wJi'.' "",,k1, all jwrts I lit 17. 8. for Ins Ihx.
Tlie Table," the most reliable book u
linary art eer Ksiml, and the only book ever
riilinw, by the IMmomco. It roniains tlie
simplest as well as the most Halmrate rvclpen.
halw enomioiiH. OmimlxMon lllx-ral. tVnd
fr circulars to terms and Him-imeu rccie
Cfcirlfi I. WfWfr 1 1., PaH, lisirapslli, Bisa.
J. SI. BEaKDSLEY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW-Offlce with J. T. Ken
worthy, 17S5 Second Avenue.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office in Rock Island
National Bank Building, Hock Island, 111.
LD IWIISir. c. I. WALKER.
SWtEXET & WALKER,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LW
tce in Bengston's Mock, Rock Island, 111.
McEMliY & McEMKY,
.4 TTitKNKY'S AT LAW-Loan monry on eond
il s-cnrity, make collections, Hefiirt-nc, Mitch
ell Lymle. hankers, liffioe in I'oi-uft block.
THE DAILY Alters.
FOR SALE EVERY EVENING at Crampton s
NWS Stand. Five rents per copy.
ii:s. KLiiiEi.roiU) a iiutlek,
fJRADI'ATES OP THE ONTARIO VETEKNA
lrv rolle-ro, VeK-rnary rhvoicimis anp Snrgi-ons.
(Wn-e: TiiKlall's Livery slaliK-; Residence: Over
Axtcrs Bakery, market square.
The FirtNstional hank of Rock Ilnd, ,lils..)
located at Hock Island, in the state of lliinot, is
closing tip its iinVr. All no:e holders and o hers,
creditor of aid Association, are therefore hen-hv
no ifii d to trecert I he notes an-t other claims
aiiinst the Assi ciat'on for pavment
- . L. Ml'rCUhLL, President.
Dated A p 1119, IS)
To fll onr vla hf nample to wbnlcalo and re
tail troiic. We are the .nivct maDiifciunrs fn
Onr lino T.irton.1 aalarv nuir) P. ..! vu;
tion. Money ailranced tot 4vortir-ink'.
vit, oi im in s'iurr"!
CkKfEKNIAL MFG. CO.. Chicago, III.
7 LOUIS K.G1LLSON&.CO..
prornred. Increase ail other soldiers" claims
prost-ciitt-d. Write lis about vour cae. Room 4,
mmniwuun DIOCIL.t. nicao. 111.
W. A- GUTHRIE,
(Successor to Guthrie Jk Collins-)
Contractor and Builder.
Plans and estimate farnif-ht'd. A fpfcittUy
made of fine work. All order artomlt-d to
nrfimntlL- mnA aatliifaM;nl. . A
l-...irMj nii'i paiiiavuini K llI nil U-Vtl.
WM. 0. KULP.D, D.S.
OFFICE REMOVED TO
Rooms Sfi, 7. 28 and
Take ElevaUr. DAVENPORT. IA.
THE MOLINE SAVINGS BAKK
(Charted by the Legislature of Illinois.)
MOL1NE, - ILLS.
Open daily from 9 A. M. to 8 P.M., and onTues
day and Saturday Evrninas fro'n 1 to
o u ClOCK.
InU-rcst allowed on Dcs posits at tbe rate
of 4 per Cent, per Annum.
Deposits received in amounts of
$1 and Upwards.
The private property of the Trnstees Is respon
sible to the depositors. The officers are prohibi
ted from borrowing any of its moneys. Minors
ana marrtea women protected by special law.
OrnctR: . W. Wbklock. President: Poa-
TKKnKiHMBB, v ice iTesiaent; c r. uiimwir
TRCSTiks: S. W. Wheelock, Porter Skinner,
C. F. Hi-menway, 3. Silas Leas. O. 11 Edwards.
Hiram Darling, A. S. Wright, J. 8. Eeator, L.
H. Hrmcnway. C. Vitr.thum.
WTlu only chartered Havings Bank in Rock
K. TT. Rvas. Snr'v.
J. 1!. 1'iDLAn, TrvJis.
8. i Smith, Vice-l'res'f.
SAFETY DEPOSIT CO.
FIEST KATIO.NAL EAXK BUILDISG,
DAVENPOET, - - . IOWA.
Porfort Tjrotortlnn si-iliwt ttumi.H .i.t
and tire with Ita Fire and Itnr-'iar.pn.V
aulta and hafeK U now prpjiared to rent
Safe In iu VaiUls, with either combination or
key .ocks. llio lM-ks of these arifes are ali
(HlTeretit, and under tlie control o the renter
fcach sitfe contains a tin box In which to plac-e
valuables just wi-h a-comniiHlations as are
wanted by AdraUiixtrators, tAecutors, Gttard
liuis, tapltallsts, Murried or Single Women
I-armors, Mm-hanirs, Traveling Men, or
Stranger, having valuables, lvafe retiring
rooms lor the exatninatiim of wipers, etc
Hates in all siren, ranging iu pri.-e, per annum,
from Three 1 Millars up to Tliirty Dollars, aci
cording to size and location. Also, storage
Room for pai kages, boxes or trniiks. II you
are going to travel, tills is the- only place ol ab
solute nafety iu the three cities lor your silver
Mm .pi.ucr uiuiie. n.-irges reasonable.
Call and see our aults, it-buier you desire a
Hufp or liftt
M. J. ROITLFS, Custodian.
S. R. CL0UGH,
The best of everything alwayt on band at th
most reasonable price.
WHITE OB BLACK HXABSE.
1805 Second Aye., Rock Island.
F. CLOTJGH, Manager.
X- - ft
Represents, among other time-tned and well
known jnre inioranceuompaniea be following
Royal Insurance Company, of England.
Weechester Fire Ins. Company of N. T.
Buffalo German Ins. Co., Buffalo, N. T.
Rochester German Ins Co., Rochester, H. Y.
iliiens Ins. Co., of Piusbargh, Pa.
Bub Fire Office. London.
Union Ins. Co., of California.
Security Ins. C .. New H iven. Coin.
Milwaukee Mechanics Ins. Co.. Milwaukee, Wis
uerman nre ius. uct, or reona, iu.
OfBce Cor. 18th St., and Second Ave.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
- HAS IBTEKTED A-
which does Ita work in a thorough manner.
tWIt thoroughly paiifles the air and removes
an oonoxtons smells, ror sale at fc.mil Kot liler
Prick 50 Cents per Bottle.
-ALL KINDS OF-
done. A specially of furnishing all kirJs
of Stoyes with Castings ot S cents
NINTH ST. AND 7th AVE.
Downing bros., Propt;
HAS FURCITA8KD THK
and has removed U)
Third Ave., and Tenth St.
(Wile eolki s the trade long njoyed
by hi predecessor and as many new
customers a wish tt favor bim with
John Volk & Co.,
- Manufacture rs of
Sash. Doors, Rlinds. Siding, Flooring.
and all kinds of wood work for bnilder.L
Eighteenth St., hei Third and Fonrth are.,
Winter & Lemburg,
Wholesale Dealers and Importers of
Wines and Liprs,
(removed Jo new quarters)
Nos. 1616 and 1618
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Mercer Connty Coal,
The cheapest ever known
$2 25 Per Ton for Cash.
Will also contract to fnrolsti Til anil Erirt tnr
side alks and do general houline. Office mo.
"uitjju cusmo, xcona tvenne.
i-eiepnone I 36. T. Ik. KLLI9,
AWNINGS, TENTS, ETC.
Wagon and all kinds of
Office and Factory 306 Hsrrtson street.
DAVENPORT. I A
J. M. BUFORD,
Tfce wii rire an Time-tries Caaaaaasaa
LOSSES PROMPTLY PAID.
as low as asy rerlahl coainaa
lTew perooace Is soactta4.
R. R. TICKET
' fVffinlwr Amiifcsi pul.u n
, uniKerr AM ID)
Reduced Rates to all Points.
4n Aoams Express Office-ander
- Harper Eoose.
BOLE AGENT FOB
Tb Co-H Bicycle. Ladles and
may be foimj ea
' KU. P.
If ollne, niinolt,
No. 326 Brady
HAS A CHOICE
Goods delivered to all parts the three cities
Practical Tile ana Bricfc fall Layer.
nescience 819 Twenty first St. Yard ntar St. Paul Depot,
Hock I!and, 111.
tEtimatcs fnrnished for any kind of Tile or Brick in the market. I sying of l.ri k
and ti e walks a specialty.
And Dealer in Mens' Fine Woolens.
1706 Secocd Aveu-e.
-J. "W. uTOIsrES-
Dealer in Kew and
Second Hand Goods
The hljflies nrirc naid for ir.ods of any kind.
or. nr. christy,
Steam Cracker Bakery,
MANUFACTURER OF CRACKERS ADD BISCUITS.
Ask your Grocer for them. They are best
tar Specialties; The Christy "OYSTER" and the Christy "WAFER."
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
COR. WASH ti 3d AVE. 8.
....... vjisr- A l , III llfBSJI-
ml.l mnA Pniata , 1 Li., j
r"--' asmav. pitsviivr II" f. I'S II 1ST' I
l tynarent.iA aaJ. . , ; i -k :
f . aitiicaii mtf iu v intra m
nr wi-sa.wutiia .lisdAs A t. a.l
.inrun uiccarrp t'l lilt 1 l HI . I
Lhmt, no-e, kin, kidDt yt, bluridt-r
-uuini "unim. umvt HDU SUIC
turp cuivt) without pain or cnitimr.
- ii. stLiiit-ui oi any
nrtvatenr h rwwf .lisw.. i
Hiil SnrniM f. inA .... 7 -m-
I AD FN trrtet
rrom pa-low nes, in-ckirfi, eruptions.
uriinaiu cvf una p?neci health
can be had. That "tired fecJ-
iim mu an irninie wca.oe prompt
J ii"4iiut, in nu.it lira, .-fr-rona
PrnatMfiAH A cL.sk.l
-- - - .wt-. .,,-.,, aiiu cicrjiicp-iLfr"?. -ajs-ajsj-aa-ir
-ih j a . aiA1,u,M"'u l J c? ration.
hanee of Life. Consult the old doctor
NERVOUS phical n1 rgalc weak-i-
Prenre decay, evil
nl.., "Tl"?.,'"'"?:" cmory, pal-
(K-forethe KYK. rinKini in tbe eaTT'caia'rrh'!
Uireaienon mninmhtina . .. .1 ; ...
.i... j aisqnaunca-
tion that renders msrriaseimproMrand unhannv
8PKKDILT and PERMANENTLY cored" - m
bLUOU AND SK N "ases. Syphl
fc . , , s a disease most
JfK,l resnlu-eompletcl, eradicated
ra,u,r. ocmioia. linrsipe-
r,"i5.Ii,T L-lcersT pSn
T....l 7,1 . V rlimlll 'ore i nrost and
Tonene, Ulandolar enlanrement of the Neck,
T. "u n o'nera nave failed.
RUPTURE Uh.nt P' or hind-
URINARY tTRntlr contracted or
cured In S to N days hy a local remedy No nau
seous drutrs nsed. Medicines mailed or ex oress-
ra tit miiw innrM. r . . .
- - -- " woeerranon. cnar-
S . j!?,,,rMh- " and tjuestion list
15c. A frundlv talk mat. imi),in 1
tXSEfm0.- U to 8 to8 p.m.
- " V J HI,
asn.AT.s. KIMHEAPOLIS. MIHH
Dr. Ukh Dyk'S
IF NOT. TRY IT.
HARTZ 4 BAHXSEN, Wholesale Aants.
Wholesale AeenU. Hxk Islatd.
Th ftnnt V i. . -
and Monthly, mri"' suppressions
FraTT. "oT-'r. "2C? erIodIriU Pill, of Pari..
claimed frr .h S.10 accomplish all tint i
wclnr - Too'ednionihlyfortrouble.
Wmen u directions with etch
fWcP nlXil r thI 1 OXM for 5' America
Hork r.ii ,. UI uiioKoaert, K m street.
iwrtS?' Ppe 00 DvHort. ! of all
DAVIS & CO.,
A complete stock of
Pipe, Brass Goods, Packing.
Hose, Fire Brick, Etc
Sole Agents for
DEAN STEAM PUMPS and
SIGHT FEED LUBRICATORS,
We guarantee every ore perfect, and will se,i ,
Twenty day s trial, to responsible partis
Safety Healing Boilers and Contractors f.,r
furnishing and laying Water, ati
1712 Fir.t Ave .
Rock Island, HHt i-.
Telephone 1H8. Kesidccre 1 elephfme im
free of charge.
Will trade, si II or hny anythiuc
Xo. 1C14 Secord Avenue.
Dr. S. E.
(Late of Cincinnati, Ohio,)
Has Permanently Located in
In the past two months he has successfully
or the mcst severe character. Below be r1 res t e
names of a few that be has success fnlly trr.-.e.:.
who are well kuown, that live in Davenport ui
J. 11. Harrison. Rock Island county. Mrs K i.
Mrson, heart dise.ve.
Miss Anna Davis K. A. Stearns, scrofula
l harles Oortton. Urnry Wineberx. rhemaiit3i.
Mrs. Anna Welsh, nenraleia.
Mrs. L A. Cowen. Geo. Bryant, E. L. Sm: h,
Jennie Wayberry, Mary Sherbine. A. B. Tt. n:r
son. female diseases.
These are a few of the many cases he ha- f ar
tfully treated but tbey are enough ta ft..
J;c"be,,onfcyone who UMMowihly ur.u
stand the cause of disease.
trTXojsof Manhood, Seminal Weakness, ail
cure louUl. positively and permati. M r
jar"Caes success fully treated by comin-i-
orrespondenre accompai.kd b K
to stamps promptly answered.
" CONSULTATION FREE.
Cffice-McCnllongh's New Flock.
W. Third Street, near Main.
Stop that Cough?
Or it ill stop you.
How Will You Do It?
The Surest thing known is
- Not only your couph, but Tour
Bronchia, trouble, as well as
many other things. It is war
ranted. You are loosing timf.
money, and perhaps your life
this delay. It is worth investi
TOE GREAT RESTORER WORKS.
1800 Portland Ave. Minneapolis. Minn.
For particular, medicines, ete. Price Jl 1 1'
bottle. Ton druggist can get it.
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