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VOL XXXIX. NO. 69.
BOCK ISLAND, THURSDAY, JANBABY S, 1891.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
M 11 RED-LETTER-MARK-DOWN
We Strike Without Mer cy.
INo OBJECT (
' So Butcher's Cleaver too, Sharp.
When we make a cut, we cut and
and slash everything-that
comes our way.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The Red Letter price is the selling price.
The remainder of our Winter stock must
and will be sold.
Hw i i "a. a '
Bed Room Sets,
Carpets, Curtains. Etc
ARE NOW COMPLETE.
WC.I1 and ere oar Ice.
No in3, 105 and 107 Eaat Second 8t.,
xmxoQXJAiu i a.p wrrs tr ocoourar or m eotnrTBT. rnx osta
uroiJUTOi neat a stctt cr nit mat cr
PRICE NO OBJECT
The London never carries Goods over from one season to another, even if we have to give them away. Everybody
will wonder at the great cut we have made in each Department. The object we have in view we are determined to carry
out, viz: CLOSE OUT OUR ENTIRE WINTER STOCK BEFORE INVOICING.
Come early and get first choice. Sale begins Monday morning, January 5th, 1891.
SANTA CLAUS SOAP, TSfdardQialily
MAKES WASHING VERY EASY t and Weight.
EE little tfl2P rrvinrf
vw. II I u. 41 " ' -' ii-t.-.jv' .
JWn.KTAIRBANK &. CO. -CHICAGO
Vjf Successor to Adamson & Ruick,
' PRACTICAL HACHIST,
Hock Island, 111.
Shop Nineteenth St., bet. First and Second Avenue,
QeneralJobbing and Repairing promptly done.
5gr"8econd Hand Machinery bought, sold and repaired.
THEY ALL HA3 IT WRONG.
The Slender fi'rl lliln't Want tlntr. Lram
ami Hutifv llrw. ot Hiiirli.
A party of men sat at a tali e in a
Broadway rrst nirant after lunch n. A
girl of 17 or thi'roalents entered shyly
and took Iht s:it at table near by.
The girl's hjoirt was slender, her lovely
face was softly tinted, her cyei were
blue and itmncent. She drew her glow
from her small white hamU and b-ild tie
bill of fare daintily liefore her. She
seemed searching for something Blade of
rose leaves and honey dew.
"Two to one she orders lobster salad,"
said one of the men watching tho sweet
"Doner responded another. "Salad
it too coarse for her. She"ll hae cold
"Well, now, yon jnst listen for her to
order an omelet souiUee," said a third.
"I never 'an a girl out shopping in my
life that didn't run in at noontun and
pet an omelet soufllee. They are so
fluffy and sugary that they just bit fem
"That girl will order a chocolat e eclair
and a enp of tea," said a fourth :man in
In the mean time the waiter was stand
ing at the elbow of the dainty fiiry ex
pecting her ord"r. She studied t he card
lonK and carefully, and then she poo ted.
"I don't think yon have what ) want"
- w'jyf hitg" '"QSverytn'ng." naid the
ea, resiKjiiueu ..ius gin; ou El came
in here on purpose for one thin g, and 1
don't see it on the menu."
'What ia it. miss?" asked the 'raiter.
"Frankfurter sausages and sauer
kraut," replied the maiden.
One of the men at the neighbi rinz ta
ble dropped his glafsa, ' and another
coughed convulsively from havi ijr awal
lowed the wrong way. The young lady
rose from her chair and inquired of the
waiter if he knew any place close by
where sausages and sanerkra it were
obtainable. She was told to seek Sixth
avenue, and rustled away.
"I will bet," said the waiter, "tliat
that girl is of German deacen-i" And
he turned np his nose as far as it would
go. lie was French. Chicago Tribune.
PRACTICAL HOLIDAY GOODS.
Believing ?rat everyone, deem it necessary to remember
their friends with a useful Christmas gift, we have selected the
neatest and largest uneoi juAjJitiC ana uiia i a
iOoze. Swede Kid, Russian Calf and Plush.
II th modern tjle and ahadei.
nd ud HarrUon BU.
STABY, BEBGEB ft SNELL,
- 0tttna Ahead of the Bora.
"What ia the meaning of tha red line
above the fourth story of your house?"
asked a stranger of a man in a town that
was subject to overflows.
"That is a water mark. Tliat mark
shows howuisch the water wa duriug
the great overflow about a yeai ago.
' "Impossible! If the water; bad been
that high tho whole town would have
been swept away."
"The water never was that high.' It
only came np to the first story window.
but the enraed boys rubbed it oat three
or four times, so I put it np th sre where
they can't get at it. It takes a smart
mill) to circumvent those boys." Texas
Au Alii t IVreifrintttton.
White Mountain Native I'm kinder
bold askin' it. bnt what's that iron thing
'round yonr waist?
Tnnrist .That's mr tins, friond I finI
it very useful going down hilL Good
Their BaaiaaM Beomlig. I
r k.i.i .1.1 , j . I
iwiiihj uv ud. iuiii nan caunea sucn
a general revival of trade at Haiti &
Uahnnen's drug store as tbclr giving
away to their customers of so many free
trial bottles of Dr. King's New Discnverv
for consumption . Their trade is simply
i normous in this very valuable article
from the fact that it a ways cures and
never disappoints. Coughs, colds,
asthma, bronchitis, croup, and all throat
and lung diseases quickly cured. Ton
can test it before buying by getting a
trial bottle free, large size fl. Ever;
TDK TKBOICT USaJiIMOCS.
W. D. Salt, druggist. Bippus, Ind
testifies: '1 can recommend Electric
Bitters as the very best remedy. Every
bottle sold bat given relief in every case.
One man took six bottles, and was cured
of rheumatism of ten years' standing."
Abraham Hare, druggist, BellvUle, Ohio,
affirms : "The best selling medicine I
have ever handled in my twenty years'
experience, is Electric Bitters." Thous
ands of others nave added tbelr testimo
ny, to that the verdict Is unanimous that
Electric Bitten do cure all disease of
the liver, kidneys or blood. Only a half
a dollar a bottle at Harts & Bahnaeni
drug store. , .
' VETLRIMAht SPFciFl cs
Ta Saras, Ctttia, EWp, lest San. J
A WT BATTY TBW
Z Fate Book m Trtrti of Aalaaala
Chart hru Pro.
TV" -T'T' "- ".!, tmto
""", Siaaal ntarharaoa.
Stasi Bmtia Mni
Mtabl Caoa. wMi SpwMm. lfaaaaL
Jar Vntrrlaary Car OiU " . t'ZZ
Sola br DnmlrHi or S rnnM .- .
and laaar aauutr oa Kacaipt of rniT
Oorwo7 Willi. i aad J ohm t, HvwYara,
A l-ad5" F,OMM., '
. Only Son Mamma, what does
traits" mean '
Fond Mamma' Good trait? Is that
expression tn the new book I gave you
"No'm. Mrs. De Fashion used it when
she was talkin' about me to Mrs. De
"Did she? Mrs. De Fashion is a laaly,
every inch of her. Did she say you were
full of good traits?"
"No'm. She said 1 hadn't any."
Johnny Sailors named the rock of
Gibraltar, uidn t they, pa?
Pa What makes you think so, sonny?
Johnny 'Canse when they sailed near
it they had to haul in their jib-er -alter
their course, ,
Pa Go and tell yonr mother to pnt
yon to bed immediately. Texas Sittings,
If Tear Hoom is aa fire
You put water on the burning timbers,
not on the smoke. And it you have
catarrh you should attack the disease in
the blood, not In the nose. Remove the
impure cause, and the local effect sub
idea. To do this, take Hood's Saras pa.
rilla, the great blood purifier, which radi
cally and permanently cure catarrh. It
also strengthens the nerves. Be sure to
get only Hood's BartaparUla.
BCCaXM'B AMID ULTS . .
The best salve la tha world tor ciita,
eW T" r "araTj ToSaA) a- AffaV mm A
aotea, tetter, chapped hajja, "Sbli'nX
corns and all akin ernptiona, and poaf
Uvely cures piles, or no pay required. It
U guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction
or money refunded. Prioe 5 eenu per
box. For sale bv Bans ft Bahnseo.
BTnmjooi-T. or ami aiBtraid la raoj
of l-li IIUStrMRIVs- Hrniriar rtF
Oar, WUiiaas aa4 Joaa Bav, M. T.
ADVlOl TO OTHIIU.
' Are you disturbed at night and broken
of your rest by a sick child suffering and
crying with pain of cutting teeth f If so,
send at once and get a bottle of Mrs.
Winslow'a Soothing Syrup for children
teething. Its value ia incalculable, u
will relieve the noor llttlo -
dlately. Depend upon It mothers, there
it no mistake about it. It cures dvscn
tery, diarrhoea, regulates the stomach
and bowets, cures wind colic, softens the
guma, reduces innaaunaUoa and gives
tona and energy to the whole sysieea.
Mra.- Wlnslow s Soothing Syrup for
Children Teethinv ia .w-
taate, and la the prescription of one of
Ik. .I.Lm I L. . . ,
" "" obu mi ivmaie nurses and
Dhrsicians In tha tTnluui At.t. i.
or sale bv all drug gisU throughout tha
bm1i n i as . o ..
Chteavg, Ilia. ICtmrkSt.
PEYSJC1XJ m SCECICS
b tm TiatW wa oa Goat
SKILL and SUCCESS
-HEVOOS DSBtLITT. Uw Mao.
a, railias; Memory. K.laoatina Oratoa.
Tcrribla Draaava. Ho aaa itack A m
oorlaiil aoarly orcay W r-jQ.o.C
' naiUooTaaanlij.trMiriaii siaSrSy
I aMkoit onh n in fi.tl n i
SYPHILIS aad all aa4 Blooa aoi I
aVKIbKKV aaa UKINAfiT
raooa. Stnctofo. Vartoaorkt
UM Coatto-t rravy OiEiia oaraS
at Baorr "noi . I iiaim or
lferot aoi )
r Ail rannfraatM M ascraarr nai
rwf mtv Prartirr roatoji tit Coia tr-Caa?-otr
rnn m l ton 4 B,
rratala. j'K aa4 KMavy M
Ji' toaalalal. talarrk. aU Slut, aAta aoa So.
I ho aaiia V aa fnJ aa
' Pr. riark.T 1,11 amii i mo t,,. Hoar.
'iaS.aos. Colt oa at aooraai
1. sJL D. CLARKE, M.D.,
' Ia bT-I at, -A, ao AT ksl
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THE CHICAGO, ROCK ISUND & PACIFIC RAILWAY,
lecrodlcar nrain Knosu branefcoa and xuloo-. Faat and TTet of tto
Mtaoourl KJror. The Dirert Iuin to and fwa rhKaro. .nliot Onawa.
rn. L Raiio, alolino, Kork In ILUSOl.t-liirrriMrL Waarausa.
Ottumwotpalcaioooa. Do atoinoaAVinterort, iud-.hor. !'ij-iiia,arid Coum il
B.ufla, tn lO'A'A slmnno.:a and St Paul, in i. NXTSOTA-U umon
fi5'1? Uo, ta DAKOTA Oomortm. t-t. Jcp!u unci Knau .-wy. m
fauwbloaoa Wich:ta, pxjri-ij, Abii-n C;(1mL m KANSAS pond
Ornk, K.inirflrr, Fort tumo. In Iho INDIAN f K.KITOET and ColorodA
Spcinso. DnvT. Pueblo, In COLORADO. FKK8 ru-rlmlnr "hir Cars la
andfhMaChicacn, CaMdaraU, H jLcn oaon, and Door Citr, a.d I tiarrMm.
Ina Cora brl woou ChtcaaTo. Wichita, and Hntch;' t-gn. !Trtw nm-ia
vaot awiiaa of nca farmine ood rrouria' aanoa. aiSordtna boat Ttrjlitior -of
tnlorromoiuuicoooo to ail mnut aod nua wt at d wawt. ni.-ii 'O'
ood aouthwoat or ChiCAJ-3. wd Paci3c aod tronaoooonir SaapurU.
MACNIFICENT VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS,
LoaainsroJI eotopotitors In oprofMlorof oqatrimoct onrs 3 Tr;tllatd.ai
frao from dust THraufh Coacbaa, Pi.iirr.on Mt, i. a. r lUCfc. suw4tnlnar
CbaUr Carm, and Mown of at oooml Rivofl Dmiiw Cora Do. I v Nim CbicoaTu.
Doa atotooa, Coancil BloSa, aod Ocuabav, wrU Frrf HocUnintr cttoir Oor to
North Ptot. Nob, ood batwoan Obacao aod Cotxrooo t-;nn-. Ddvv.
ood Puablo, Tto St. J oae ph. or fanaaa . itv ood Toprka rbofMll'l D'.mnar
Hotale (rurnlaninjr map is ax aaaanmbla bourro a t of aliaooun Bitot.
GaUiSornia Kacurruotia atauly, vtts CHOICE OK ROUTES to ana fron oo-t
toko. Oe-ooa, ParUaod. Loo ASaroana, aod Koo KranrMftv Tb D.hlvCT
U1N m to aod from Pita a peak- htooitou, Oardoa of too Coda, too fianiiarl
anno, aod Soamtc Uranrtaxira of Ooaorodo.
VIA THE ALBERT LEA ROUTE,
SolM fiiii oae Tram doirr Ix'tamau Chicago and MlcnrHtpnll sod Ft Paul,
vtta THROUGH ovoclitunar Choir Oara Fb.k.Ki to and tram Uiooo imlnta and
iCttv. Tbroua-ti ChairCorand Kiiwn raoaarpao Poono. Foir l lata
aod baoox, ralla, via, Bvock lalaod. Too Povonto Ltoo to pipaonotao, aoor
oore, 8MXIZ PaHa. aod too tni minor hoaorw aod liununar aod Piafunc
Orownda of too North woot.
THS SHORT UNR VIA SKNToCA AKD KANK1EKK r1J fhnrrtloa to
raooa ba oaou drxinnan. I -it- '-T. Lotaror''. aod Couacil bJuda. Ha.
Joaapb. Atctuooo, Loavoaarona, Kanaaa Cur. Mioonopoiia. aod L Poui.
For nckota, Misa, Foldrra, or daajrwl tr.f'Hiiiavcoo. avpp:y to saf TVikot
Ottoa to too Unltod fitatoa or Conoco, or nonroaa
E. ST. JOHN. JOHN SEBASTIAN,
totl Tatkot A raav AfaToV
THE MOLINE WAGON.
r it t." t iv-v v
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lliniiMurers ol FARM. SPBIKQ aa? JiajBUS-
A fH sad 1 1 aajl iiaa ttaa of rXATTOKH ao4 otkor Or-XJSa "" 2 JlT "
VaaaaraBToaa at aooaiaa oaiaaiaoai'a aoa"'4 rf" UM m mm
LH SMI bar Mo. lnrt1a,amr f m . J7 "'lL
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II Irailitia RiiD.li kj
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oiioiaSioiou, a aiaat
I oraorrila- a aod loal
aw all aiif?-Tr.
A. J. a i i,s kk. M.p
au or wt4 tor iii in, aoaaaaaaks
toT. i-arirrraoas T
Patience and gentleoeaa are useful aod
powerful, but they caaaot cure a cough,
which, however. Dr. Bull's Cough Byron
will always do.
nof s faaal aa
t Oau. P.
will a ju ,
rca iarofano an. .w -
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fr mu t ii a
(faaafartoror of ab SmvAa of
BOOTS AST) SHOES
"l8 Scooad Avroaa. R k Kaad.
-r V. DeGEAH,
Contractor and Builden
0O and Pkop Ooraor Rrveaw-a
. aMw sfnsMt WXM
'AO aao of ArOoaa oa "jJJJJj aaaatoata
Rock I -land
atf kadaaf kataUaa
House and Sign Painter.
eoaa Poona Aoa. aol. a aodr0 Saa.
.Oralatac aoi raoor Haaa. v t,fT 1U
P. O Bos 7
CtCEXt KCBirCK, Proprinof.
Th. cToiTt'wines, Uquors. Beer mMten Jon thnd-
Ffoa loac Krorf DJr