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THE AHGUS, THUKSDAY, FJEBRUABY 20, b91.
ALL KINDS OF-
Cast Iron Work
done. A specialty of farnieMng all kinds
of Stores with Catting ot 8 cent
A MACHINE SHOP
few Wn added wbere aC kinds of mschic
work win b done Irvt-cUw.
NINTH ST. AND 7th AVE.
DOWNING BROS.i Propts.
A. D. HUESING,
Represent". amotg otfcer ime-tned ana we'J
known Fire lut aracce Companies be followttg:
Royal Tmnrscce Company, ol England.
Wescheter Fire Id. CompaL of N. Y.
Buffalo frtrman In Co.. Buffalo. N. T.
Rochester German Ir,. Co.. Rochester, N. T.
Citisens In. Co., of Pituborva, Pa.
Ban Fire Office. LtjiIoij.
Security Ins. Co.. New Hten, Co"n.
11!waae MecbaT::c lr.. Co.. Milwaukee, Wis
Gorman Fire Ins. Ox, of Peoria, 111.
Office Cor. 18th St , and 8econd Ave.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
B. I anil SteamsMp
(H ember American Ticket Brokers' Asetc)
Reduced Rates to all Points.
OFFICB Ic Adsm- Express Office nsder
GRAND PALACE HOTEL.
81 to 103 North Citri Street, CHICAGO.
Four Minutes from Court House.
Weiklt, !, 00 Tbamimts. 50o tp.
Restaurant by ChampauiD, late Chicago Club Cfcer
porma rRm, Honi.
Cat thi ont for further referer.ce.
Protect Your Eyes.
MARION OPTICAL CO's
Spectacles and Eye Glasses.
14 and 18 Maiden Lane. K. Y. Branch : Marion,
Ind. For tale by T H. Thomas, Druggist, Rock
Island, 111. eep. 2-d6m
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UNLIKE TEA & COFFEEGOOD FOR THE NERVES.
The claims of cocoa as a useful article of diet are steadily
winning recognition. Unlike tea and coffee, it is not only a
stimulant but a nourisher; and it has th ; great advantage of
leaving no narcotic effects. Hence it i adapted to general
use. The strong may take it with pleasure, and the weak
h HOUTEH'S EOGOfl
BEST & GOES FARTHEST."
bTaX HoOTJl Cocoa Cone tried, always saed") Is ma bo injnrioos effect on ths
serrou ijrstcm. It i no wonder, therefore, that in all paita of the world, this farato'i
Coeoais rmiaiairl my aaedleal aae Im.tead f tew. mm eac r ataer
Hiiirctrltw far dally awe by eallarea 'ti,uilu alck.rtea
auad r. "Ijurort aale is the world." Ak for Vas Botrrcs's and tab so ethrr. M
THE POSITIVE CURE.
'ct- EBCTHEE3. 56 Warren BUNewTcrk. Price Mcta.1 f . l
Agency for Excelsior Roofing Company
may a pwnl on
D'e c Ubu, P.
Vrrmm Atmaraiva Btracaa (10 Spruce
ftreet), wbere icto
1 tina- contract may
I Ibada lot A la
t Cheaper than Shingle. T. H ELLIS, Rock Island, LI.,
8end for circular, (Telephone 1CB6 Cor. Fourteenth St. and greond Ae.
J. T. DIXOJNT,
And Dealer in Mens' Fine Woolens.
1706 Second Avenue.
House and Sign Painter.
F:r"t-clae Graining and Paper Hanging.
P. O Box 672
Shop Fourth Ave. bet. Slt and 21 Ste.
GEORGE SCHAFER, Propr etor.
1601 Second ATenue. Corner of Bixteeith Stree - Opposite Harper's Theatre.
The choicest Wines, Liquors. Beer and Cigars always on Hand
Free Lnneh Svery Day
Sandw bes Fnrolfthed on Sbort Kotice-
B. F. DeGEkJR,
Contreictor and Birilder,
Office and 8hop Corner SeTenteentb Pt . . "p t Tclot-i1
and Seventh Amone. IV.OCK iSianQ.
v All kind, of Artlnle wo- a upeclaltj. Flans and esttaiiates for aD kind of bnDdlnga
fonifKbed on anoHcatvn
The New Store,
1 1 1 and 1 13 West Second Street,
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Te Improve AVortlne; Women's St ate a.
Speaking of tLe JXW.COO cr more womf 3
in Kevr York who are cblij? 1 to work fot
Tery ftrnall wac?e5. Rev. M. C. Pc-:ers saiu:
TLe remetiies I wonld snsest art
"Let erery aroniaa learn to "o boid orif
thine. Unskilled labor must take what if
given. Lt-arn the science of self support.
"Never slight your work. The iisparit j
between men's wage and women" i;
largily due to diilcrnee ia the tirade oS
work. Show the same deu-rimuution tc
reach the top that male workers do.
Consider work an honorable thin?.
Alexander the Great stood in hU prtlace
showint; garrnenta made by his mother.
Augustus, the emperor, would not weal
any garments except those that were f;i5Q
ioned by some member of his royal family.
There are no better hou.se keepers in all
Europe than Queen Victoria"-daughters.
"Train our women for housework. This
is the solution of the question for the
women who cannot earn a living at sew-
incr nor in factories, ihere is nothing
menial in the eommon work of a Imu-e.
Do away with the obiectionaMe word Serv
ants;' call tbe.-n help. Let women doawaj
with their false pride and accept household
work as a calling.
"Iet woman cease her inhumanity tc
woman, w o:::cn oppress wonn-n as in .i r-;i
as men. liiey l-at down to tne l.rvcst
figure the woman wb works for tlirm,
and the next minute srenil ten l.m"s nf
much on the fim.' 1 fooir:es of f ishion.
"Show the working wimen more symp-t-
thy and encoaraj;e:iR-iit. ! what ya
can to ciicf-r the woiiirn who lirl.t t he bat
tle of life iilne. Give th woman a c'lUiuf.
Don't you worrv; if this v.orl 1 ever tr:.
too fiill (id wiil end it and srart a
"Avoid 'ia:aiu eoiinters.' Don't trv t'i
take the life out of uomcu by ruiii.'.n
from store to store in si-arc-b of b:;ru'a;tis.
Prices are forced d v:j by tl.e vri-. -. ! tlie
workers lein forcel bnck."
"Onglit apple orchards tole i:isurV:'
was a question asked at a .Nr ork
Mr. Van Alstyne answered: ! ti: t-
nrel an orchard of eitrht atr-s with
sheep two years, and the frnit wa :n-
proved. Sheep droipiiiL,-s are very val
uable fr the tret's. I shall continue to
keep sheep ia my orchards."
Col. Curtis said: "The alvantaVs of
swine are that they do all that the sheep
do in enricuin.' the land, and thev r'N.t
np the larva? of the co.;lin ni-.th which
have escaped from the apple and arc
hidden just under the irroimd. The pi?i
wiil destroy all of these, which the she-p
will not. All other larva? will be iu
With a fine, well kept, velvetv cren
lawn, tastefully planted with ornament!
trees and shrubs, the grounds around a
dwelling may be rendered verv charm
ing, but the effect may . nevertheless le
increased by a judicious selection of
weeping trees. Of these some of the
most. leautiful are the weening ash.
weeping leech, cut leaved weeping
birch, Cainperdown weeping elm.
weeping sophora, white leaved weep
ing linden, weeping mountain ash.
weeping popiar, American weeping
willow and Kilmarnock weeping wil
To rrevent a Chimney from Crack in c
People who use lamps and everybody
doe more or less come in here and ask
me to pick out a chimney that I can war
rant against cracking. Now the fact i
any lamp chimney is liable to crick. But
i c-in give you a renieuy w nicn -.vm come
nearer keeping a chimney from cracking
loan anything 1 know of. and n is simple
w asn me cmruney in c ai on ami uo no:
attempt to dry it with a cloth i r unythinc
else. That chimney will smoke until i!
gets as black as a black cat be ft re it wi!
crack. I have never had a customer wbc
tried this who came hick for another chiru
ney. Interview ia Chicago Tribune.
Italics Made of liable Curia.
Baby curls on the brows of gr:-.ndmoth
ersl It is a fact that a great many false
bangs are made ont of the soft sdky enrh-
that grow on the heads of the little folk,
A deal of the hair is imported for the pur
pose irom r ranee ana oermany. nut mucn
is bonght right here in Xew York. The
dainty golden curls of the four-year-old
who has grown too mannish to wear long
oai. are not now bedewed with mamma a
tear and wrapped in scented silken tissue
and put away in a treasure box, but they
are snipped o!T scientifically in a bairdress
r's shop without sentiment, and sold for
a goodly sum, which will perhaps buv a
cap to cover the shorn head. New York
A Bat; of Milk.
"Here you are, two pounds of chops.
good scant weight," said the merry Cran
ston street grocer to the young man of
family wbo had brought in an order from
his wife, "and now for your milk; w here's
your can?" The young man of family pro
tested that ho hadn't read the order, and
had not been equipped with a can. "NeTer
mind," said the grocer; "here, hold on to
it," and he dexterously flipped one paper
sugar bag insideof another and filliped the
corners into place. The two quarts of milk
were poured into the inner bag. "The
grease in the milk prevents it from going
through t he paper, as water would, ex
plained the grocer. "I had hard work to
get people to believe they could carry milk
in a leg ut first, and had to let it go at my
own ribk. I ve sent it bo half a mile by
slow transit; still I'd advise you not to stop
to tell any long stories on t he way home."
They Settled the Tin Money Qoeatioa.
He was a young man who had been a few
years married. In answer to a question
about pin money he said: "I get my wages
every Saturday night. I carry the money
honie and give every cent of it to my wife,
If I want any I usk her for it. She buys
what we want, and she puts in the bank
ail we can spare. It is as much her inter
est as it is mine to save all we can. If she
is lit to be my wife and to bring up the
children she is Lt to be trusted with the
money, and I never aak her what she doe
Another man, who receives monthlv
wages, said: "When I am paid I Land ove
to my wife as much money as she earned
before we were married, and that was 4 a
There is peace in both these house. Them
is no need of comment. Woman's Journal
The deliberate type of bad compliment la
usually nothing more nor less than an ex
pitosion of the formula, "You're a fool!
w nipped, nowever, in fair words and sua
ltv of phrase.
rnie total eclipse
Dcfty vanisfy fror? sigfyt,
n Santa Claus Soap
.Appears ir? its njigtyt.
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Tre erorrnous seJescf
SANTA CLAUS SOAP
are due to its Suferior Quality
d Uniform Excellence,
Gu&r&ojeed by ttye
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THE CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC RAILWAY,
Including main Unes. branches and extension F.at and Weet of tte
Missouri River. Too Direct Route? to and from Chicago, Joliet, Ottawu,
Peoria, La Salle, Mollne, Roc 1c leland, In ILLINOIS Davenport, Mufcatln.
Ottumwa, Okaloosa, Des Moines.Wtuterset, Audubon, Harlan, and Council
Bluffs, In IOWA Mmnearous and St. Paul, m MINHtSOTA Watertowu
and Sioux Falis, in DAKOTA Cameron, St Joseph, and Kansas City, la
MISSOURI Omaba, Fairbury, and Nelson, In NEBRASKA Uort on. Top.ka,
Eutcturson, Wichita. Belleville, Abilene, CaldwelL tn KANSAS Pond
Creek, Kingnsher, Fort Reno, In the INDIAN TERRITORY nd Colorado
Springs, Denver, Pueblo, in COLORADO. FREE Rcunlnjr Chair Cars to
and from Chicago, Caldwell, Butcnicson. and Dcxlg City, and Palace Sleep
ing Cars between Chicago, Wichita, and Hutchinson. Traverses new and
vast areas of neb farming and (Taxing' lands, affording' the beet facilities
of intercommunication to aU towns and cities east aod west, northwea
and southwest of Chicago, and Pacific and transoceanic Seaports.
MAGNIFICENT VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS,
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North Platte, Neb., and between Chicago and Colorado Springs, Denver,
and Pueblo, via St. Joseph, or Kansas City and Topefca. Splendid Dining
Hotels rfamishing meals at seasonable hoursi west of Missouri River.
California Excursions daily, with CHOICE OF BOOTES to and from Si.t
Lake. Ogden, Portland, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The DIRECT
LINE to and from Pik6s Peak, Manitou, Garden of the Gods, the Sanitari
ums, and Scenic Grandeurs of Colorado.
VIA THE ALBERT LEA ROUTE,
Solid Express Trains daily between Chicago and Minneapolis and St. Paul,
with THROUGH Reclining Chair Cars iFRc.El to and from those points ar. 4
Kansas City. Through Chair Car and Sleeper between Peoria, Spirit Lake,
and Sioux Falls, via Root Island. The Favorite Line to Pipestone, Water
town, Sioux Falls, and the Summer Resorts and Bunting and Fishicf
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THE SHORT LINE VIA SENECA AND KANKAKEE offers facilities to
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For Tickets, Maps, Folders, or desired information, apply to any Ticket
Office in the United States or Canada, or address
E. ST. JOHN.
CHICAGO. ILL Genl Ticket ft Fast Afasfc
AD GAS FITTER
1XD DXALZB m
Wrought and Cast Iron and Lead Pirr
- Hose, Packing, 8ewer and Drain Tile.
Steam and Gas Fixtures.
0"Beit work at fair price. Estimates f urnieled
Office and shop 219 18lfc St. Telephone lie2
CHAS. W. YERBURY, Manager.
Rock Island, 111-
COMPLETE IN -ALL
For Catalogue Addresa
J. O. DTJHCAN.
Dealer la Vcw and
Second Hand Goods-
Buys, sells and trades an; articls. A specialty saads of Jewt Jt.
C. J. W. SCHRELNEB,
Contractor and Builder,
1121 and 112 Foarta avenue . Raaldsacs 1 1 It Foarta aveaac .
Plans and specification farnlahed cm all classes of work : also sreat of Willer's Pattct Ia k
Biiaiag BUads, sesastainf aw, styllk and desirable.
Ill and 113 West Second Street