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VOL miX. NO. 74.
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 carrv
um, viz. lJil UU1 UUK HiNIIKfc. VV1I1HK M ULK tSUl-UKli llWUlUMG.
Come early and get first choice. Sale begins Monday morning, January 5th, 1891.
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Yes! Grar.dPd, I'wajoldier andjyoirr my priynerriere,
oui I'm not goiijcf foh(iirlycii, so you tjeed fyve no fear.
Only you rnit surrender, to
Santa Claus Soap.
MADE ONLY BY
Successor to A
Tin I nmTrt i t
rfZZ M "RrkMr Te1or1 Til
8hop Nineteenth St., bjt.
General Jobbing and Repairing promptly done.
tSPBecond Hand Machinery bought, sold and repaired.
' PRACTICAL HOLIDAY GOODS
Believing that everyone, deem it necessary to remember
their friends with a useful Christmas gift, we have selected the
neatest and largest line of LADIES' and GENT'S
Ooze. Swede Kid, Russian Calf and Plush.
B til tba modern itjlpi nd tbadei.
fton4 and HuTUon.SU.
We Strike Without Mercy.
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m i m i a
damson & Rmck,
Plrat and Second Avenue,
STABY, BEBGES & SNXLL,
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EIGHT YEARS A BLANK.
A Srcange Story llruulit to I.li;ht ThrouBb
the P?nHton liurvwu.
A ery romantic storj lias befii bruugbt
to libt through the m. ilium of the pen
sion bureau On iv-iit. 1, lr', there ea
listednt Van Wert.O., in the Fifteenth Ohio
volunteer infantry a blunder, blue eyed
youth of 20, named Hu.;h Thompson. At
the battle of Chickamnuga Thompson was
wounded by a rase shot and left fop dying
on the fl-M. He never rejoined bis regi
ment, anil it wu gener tlly supposed that
he was numbered among the unknown
The next scene iutrus strauins history
opens on a snowy coi.ntry road in north
ern Illinois, near tliu v.llae of Cleveland,
in the winter of 1ST0. Night was coming
on as a small sized bu-: sturdily built trav
eler breasted his wai ucainst the keen
winds that swept thM bleak prairie. He
was comfortably dres sed in a good work
ing suit, with a pair uf new boots on bis
iv A and a coouskiD cap on his head.
He carried an old f tshioned oilcloth va
lise, and appeared to I e looking for a place
to stay overnight. And there on the
lonely road, in the darkening twilight of
that freezing February evening in the year
of grace 1S70, Hugh T.iompson, the wound
ed soldier of Chidkaoiatiga, "came to him
self," as he expressed it. k was just as if
at that moment he l ad awakened from a
dreamless sleep ot e ven years. But his
memory was gone tot illy and absolutely.
Hi. other faculties were keeu euouub.
bat he couldjjot risall his own name.
where be ha(iy; family or bis home.
His -mtr o.
Dectea lillliWV mm rm
idea that he was IlI king for a Mr.
who needed men t work. This turned
out to be correct. I e found him, and was
given employment in a coal mine. Grad
ually his mind cams back to him, and he
remembered the scenes of bis boyhood.
The case was so remarkable that it was
taken up by the local papers, and the story
at last fell into the iiaud of Thompson's
father. Their relitionship was easily
established. Turou ;h all his wanderings
and this sounds like a Sunday school
tali:, but the incident is legally proved and
forms part of the evidence of bis identity
- he carried a little Testament given to him
by a sister, with an inscription in rhyme,
when he enlisted. The sister still liviug
recognized it at one) when he exhibited it
upon his return. . VII bis efforts have so
far failed to recall to him anything that
occurred from the time that he tnmbled
over on tbe blood r Held of Chickamauga
until the strange awakening of his dor
mant faculties in lh70. Cor. Philadelphia
Why tht gea Is Salt. '
Tlieye are bnndn is of uueer myths and
traditions given t accouut for the fact
that tiieseit is sa t. The Arabs say that
when (he first pair sinned they were living
in a oeautiful garden on a tract of land
joined to a mainlu id by a narrow neck or
Utbmas. -When - t became known to tbe
Holy One that bit people had sinned be
went to tbe garden for the purpose ot driv
ing them out and across the narrow Deck
oj laud Into tbe fetch ofthgrs and bratnr
No Butcher's Cleaver too Sharp. .
When we make a eut, we cut and
and slash everything that
comes our wav.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The Red Letter price is the selling price.
The remainder of our Winter stock must
and will be sold.
u. u m m - m s a m a ' m
tiles on the other sidn. Anticipating what
would be the i.nii-.'Mj'ieiic-e of thfir heinous
rriine. they bud prepared to leave their
teautifiil LMT'lrii, and had atu:il!v jroueso
fur as toti-ud the children und goiin ui.rnna
into the thicket.
When the Holy One upeared ou the
sixue the lirst puir stortml u run. but the
woman looked back. For this the man
cursed her, and for such a crime was al
most immediately turned into a block of
salu Compare with Civiiesis xix. 'X. Thu
woman, more forgiving than her husband,
stooped to pick up the shapeless mass of
salt, wheu immediately the narrow nork
of laud hemtu to crack and hreuk. As she
toui'hed what had once been her compan
ion she, too. was turn-d to salt just as the
neck of the land sank and the waters
rushed through. From that day to this,
the Arabs say. all tbe waters of t he ocean
liuve rushed through t hat narrow channel
at least once a year, constantly wearing
away the suit of what whs once otir first
parents, yet the bulk of the two salty ob
jects is not diminished in the leant. t.
Louis lit public.
A dilapidated swoll. who plaiuly haj
Piore dignity tlmu money, entered IM
niuuico's (lining room u few evenings
ago, and after scaiinttig flm menu ftird
given lutu by the poiiijtoas waiter, a.sked:
' What is your cheapest dish?"
CtM.'hli and cream, forty cents, sir."
aid the waiter.
"How much without the
iwm roatoffice at I
The iDwariiueM of It.
"What's this seal trouble'-" a.ikud lg
'Why, tbe sealskin people," said
Knowiull. "want the plush jie-iplo
mulcted for infringetueut of copyvtg'ut."
JJew York Sun.
ttsetal In His Spbere,
Kicker Why do you liwp Smytlie in
your store? lie is no good ns n clerk.
Merchant No, he would hardly do as
the head of a department, but lie is m11
right as a counter irritant. Detroit
Sunday School Teacher Why did
Abou Ben Adhem's name lead all the
Small Boy (remembering the roll at
school) Because tln-y wrote them in
alphabetical order. Priucetoa Tiger.
' Mistresa Havw you uny references?.
--Kew Oid No, muiu. Have you?--Street
& Smiths Good News.
Catarrh Indioatea impure blood, and to
cure It, take Hood Saraaparilla. which
puriQas tbe blood. Sold by all uroggtila
ROCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1891.
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A WOILSl.'. DliCOTCTV.
"Ahothi-r wonderful discovrry lias
been made, and Hint, ton by a Ialy in
this country. Discasn tnstentd its
I'liitrties upon her and for seven jean hr
wltb.stoo.l Itsseverests teats, but hrr Tilal
orgsns were undermiurd and death
seemed Imminent. For three months abe
coughed incessantly and could not sleep.
She bought of us a bottle of Dr. Kidr's
New Discover; for consumption and was
bo much relieved on taking the first dose
that she alcpt all night, and with one
bottle has been miraculously cured. Her
name Is Mrs. Lutbcr Lutst." Thua write
W. C. Hamrick & Co., of Shelby, N. C.
Get a free bottle at Hartz & Bsbnaen't
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 ia treas
ured in memory and tbe agency whereby
tbe good health baa been attained ia
gratefully blessed. Hence it is that ao
much ia heard in praise of Electric Bit
ters. So many feel tbey owe their re
toration to health, to tbe use of the great
alterative and tonic. If you are troubled
with any disease of kidneys, liver or
stomach, of lone or abort atanding yon
will aureiy find relief by use of Electric
Bitters. Sold at Site and 01 per bottle
at Hartz & Bahnaen'a drug store.
brniasa. aoravooera.Jl riMttaa. tiiwf
sores, tetter, chapped - hands, chilblains,
corns und all akin erupUona, and posi
tively cures piles, or no pay required. It
it guaranteed to give perfect satiafacUoa
or mosey refunded. Price 35 cent per
box. For sale bv Harts & Bahnaeo.
When a man tells you thai he is per
fecily contented be means, in nine cases
out of ten, that after thinking tbe mat
ler all over be doe not see bnw be raa
get anything more.
ADVIuK TO HOTHtkM.
Are yon disturbed at night and broken
of your rest bv a sick child Buffering and
crying with pain of cutting teeth T If ao,
aeod at once and gel a botti of Mrs.
Wioslow Soothing: Syrup for children
teething. It value ia incalculable. . It
will relieve tbe poor little suffrrer'lmme
d lately. Depend upon it mothers, there
ia no mistake about it. It cure dysen
tery, diarrhoea, regulates tbe stomach
and bowels, curea wind colic, soften, tbe
gums, reduces Inflammation and gives
tone and energy to tbe whole system.
Mrs. Winslow'a Soothing Syrop for
Children Tcethinr is pleasant to tbe
taste, and is tbe prescription of one of
tbe oldest and beat female nurses and
physicians ia tbe United State., and ia
or aale bv all 'drug gists throughout th
world. Price 25 ceiu a bolUe.j
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PHYSICIAN AKD SCECEOS
b iSa Tnaiwr Uk B fcaflnf
SKILL and SUCCESS
Ctrcnic, Kcir:3 and PniEle LiscHsa.
DEBILITY. Lett Ms,
fvood. I-ail in j V.rmory, t 'Jttia Urtr.,
Icmblc Dream. He 4 and Ha.k A 1
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5llU MltaAUUI, IB,
IVW.Wi ar ta ataaafaotarats,
V W fat M titWtt Briora CartnriJaf.
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tircc auuajr !
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Bed Room Sets,
Carpets. Curtains. Etc
ARE NOW COMPLETE,
(TC ill end tn nttr ioe
Xo. ltr.t, an,l 107 Kasl on l Sf ,
CTTAOQ'IA nTTD WTTH TWt CtOCBAriTT Cr TITt CrTTT. 3TIU. CtTalB
iracH tixdabxc isrcEstAiica raoa a m t cr t mat or
THE CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC RAILWAY.
Inolurflr. rnajn t1ns, branch arfS aa-toiooa Fat asd Waat of Uia
Viraourt Blvrr. Inn On --t hout a at.l rrtu C Lr-470. jolirt, Oius
I roni. Ua Ka'.la, ioUna. aorit llat.l. In ILUN01t-laritmrv fcfuaraui,
O'U.mwa, O.kiuooi,. Do Motar.Wtntrr4v, Aw!v.txn.BuiUi,u4 Owsril
bluirp, to IOAA-M.3IK-MWI ap4 fet Paul, is M ' S MKJTA-ttiunon
ini Mnui run, in lia vct a aTirm.
kiixjUhi-Jmatia. rjrturv, atwi .Neioon.
Hat" hlijaon. iob!V,
Crek k-ini9j,!irr. furi
rt Rrno. tn tria INDiAN i KKKiTOHT r 1 OnloraAa
SmnB. Dnvf, lTj.elo. in COtXIRAUO FRFK Rr n Bins Oialr Ca
axil from Ctit-im. C41wii. H itrMssoti. and Lolr CitT. mad Paiara t
Inar Caj-a b-t arin Chir.vu. WtdiiLa. and
Vaat afaaa of na bra.ui and armcui?
or intrconitjuiiirnrion to a.1 uvrna sm
and eoutbvreat of Ctucaaro, and Factfle aod
MACNIFICCNT VESTIBULE EXPRESS TWAINS,
!a4tneaj cntnpatttora in trntmnnr of Tt:rBt, " r1 wtllsaa . 4
raa from Cunt "i uro'tr-ti Coir'.M, r-xJ oua r'p ra, FIcr.A iMx-iimn;
Chair Cars, and Miajit of M:aaour, Kirl inin- Cir Iail tnMwaa &urari.
Dm Uo:m, tWom-u U:uOa OatLs, ania It "a hcumzM obatr Car to
Kortb Piatt. Nto., aad tx a ctiicaM and Cnt.-wvda "nrn-a. Daavar,
and Ptiebln. via ru Jor, or Kaaus v .:y and loorka, . 'xad Cnntac
HDt'l. rurnihinir maul at lmraib. bourn wt of atiaaourt fcuvar.
California Kcur.ona daily. nt!i CUOICK OK BOUT KB to and b-rrra nJt
Lavfe. Oa-dra, H.rtlaTxl. Loa Aiira. aod 8aa rrmocaaoo Tba DiRtT
LANE to and from Pics' Paak, Uanitoo, Oaro-a of toe ttoda. Ua bMiiatV.
iuu, aod boaiuc Uraadauraof Ooioraio
VIA THE ALBERT LEA ROUTE.
Solid Frpraa Tra-n dally btrm Ou--o and MlpnaapoHa and M PauL
wiUi THROUuH kaclioinirCbatrCarair''K.Qtoaod from tboa. poiota aa4
Ksiims cur Torouti Cbair Car a,pd Kl-aar bofa-aon Peoria, Fplnt LaJia.
and biout PaJla. 1 hock laUad. Tfca Fsvont Lso to Ptpiiatnna. U aia
town. Sious trnSm. aad Lb busawr flioorta aod Hiinnr.c and rahm
Ground of tba Sorthwort.
TBR FHORT tJKK VIA SltNPCA AKD KANKAXim oar aclIMMia to
travel bMm Cmoinnatt. Indtaeaooiia. tatsrf a, and Council Bjufta. St.
Joanpb, Atcbiaon, Lasvasvona, h'anaai City. aOanaapoll. aod 0k Paul.
For Tlckft. Mapa, Foldrra, or doatrod trforoaooo. Apply to oar Va
QtBco tn tba Uoitad buataa or Conada.or addraa
E. ST. JOHN. JOHN SEBASTIAN,
Manulacturcrs ol FARM, SPRING and FREIGHT WAfiOSS .
A tad sad naaiMrt tta af PLATPOkM aal Ifiri
wlrrt traaa.af AajT Am ck. atoUVa
MaaarartaKlar al. M-f
BOOTS AND SUOKS
Sm acia.'tr. Utltmurtmt aaat at y mmrt J faevj'l !r
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twi rm an f all i anOelsrd.
1618 Stood J ATraur. U k laiaal IiL
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor and -Builder,
Offlf A Wiop ConwT rW. at a Ht
aa.l Srn-nta Arrnu-. - aatu
avail tl4af Art Mir art s nrralir fim udtri aiaia. fai uaibaf tB1Sja
f.raiaaii aa aiyna1a.
House 'and Sign Painter
Plrat -claaiOra:lar J Papar Uaalcf .
P. O B..I 671
Opera House Saloon
GEO KG E SiniFEB. TroprVtor.
1801 Ssa4 Avraa. rorarr of ilVM.U BuaK. . Oapaatu OarxaT'i fhaatra.
Th 3 choicest Wines, Liquors. BeerandCigarsalwayscn Hand
Fra. loack Kry Day
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
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in M'hian a nwwm,TPpi,
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laooa. 3oniiasr tA taat tanlluaa
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trims ocaanic porta
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bar rasru A fa. ML S: aaa.fa ata.
aadvtcaa. Far a ha aa Caart Sotk.