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THE ABGUBt THUK8DAY,
Ore 13 ENjOYfti
Both the method and results when
Svrup of Fi3 is taken; it is pkasaut
ami refrebing to the taste, antl act?
sently yet promptly on the Ku nej,
Liver ana liowels, cleanses tha sys
tem efleimTilly, dispels colds, head
Mii.es and fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is the
ouly remedy of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing t the taste ai.d ac-
cpptiihie to the stomach, pron.pt n
it? actioti and trulv beneficial in its
ctJci-ts, prepared only from the most
leaithv ar..l agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
liopiilar remedy known.
pvrup ot lues 13 tor sale 111 50c
nd SI bottles bv all leading drug-
ists. Any reliable drutrgist who
may not have it on hand wil pro
cure it promptly for any on3 who
'.visbes to try it- Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL.
LOUISVILLE. KY. NEW YORK. N.Y.
C. C. TAYLOR,
r"!r! door cast of I ot'"t cloth
Statuary Given Away.
Probably that happens at
almost every weddiDg; a ad if it
doesn't, it's a good plan to
buy one or two pieces for
the mantel piece, the centei
iaDie, or me corner DracB.e u yon
don't know just how to f.11 up
I hoira c i tt . T. 1. 1 wj nnM C
j?iorentiBe statuary, not at all
bad, which I am offering at
very much reduced prices; and
some larger prices, also.
G. M Looslev.
1608 Second Avenue.
J. E. REIDY,
Will buy, (tell and manage property on commis
sion collect rem anu pays mxes. vure iu
raanupemcnt of property solicited. Rep
resents some of the most reli ible
Insurance Companies In tl e
1803 Second Avenuo, over
Hoppe's Tailor Shop.
BEST AND CHEA1?EST
tr The only Faint Bouse la the c ty.
1013 Thtd Avenue.
THE BIG SALE.
The Disposition of the Davenport
The M'nteh Tower and Otttrr Property
Ulitposed of This Morning The
Despite the threatening weather fully
250 persons gathered at the court house
at the opening of the eale of the Diven-
port estate this morning; '' Alarge amount
of outside capital was repre seated in ad
dition to our numerous local capitalists
who were on band looking for real estate
barg sine. Capt. John Peetz ODened the
sale by offering the watch tower property
comprising about 19 acres including the
buildings thereon which was sold to D.
EL Louderback for f 7,000. that beina the
only bid that was made.
lie next offered the tract lying directly
west of the tower containing about nine
acres with bouse upon it the old Sears
property which was sold to Capt. T.
J. Robinson for $4,650 after which a
tract of pasturage containing about seven
acres, lying west of the Rock Island &
Milan street car line and through the
wen end of which the Peoria road passes,
was offered and after some f pirited bid
ding was bid in by M.J. Murphy for Itv.
Thomas Mackin for $1,055.
After adjourning for dinner tbe sale
was again opened at 2 o'clock and a tract
containing about 22 acres, situated in the
vicinity of the new brick yards, and
through which the Peoria road and Rock
I si and & Milan street ear companies have
rights of way, was offered and after some
sharp bidding was sold to David Sears
for $2,325. Tbe tracts that have been
sold are situated farthest out and it seems
to be the aim of those in charge of tbe
sale to sell them in their order on the
map coming toward the city, thus making
the property near the city be sold last.
Of course the most important transac
tion is that which involved tbe watch
tower, and the "purchase by Mr.
Louderback simply means that it
win oe improved and operated - in
connection with the Milan road.
When seen on the subjeet this afternoon,
Mr. Louderback said be hoped the com
missioners of highways would locate the
wagon road now run ning oyer the top of
ice tower iurtner east in order that a
handsome pavillion might be built there if
A.s a matter of course Mr. L)uder
back and his associates will be guided in
whatever improvements they may make
it the tower and on tbe Milan road by
the disposition shown them by prop
erty holders along the line. If the right
spirit of encouragement is shown them,
ibey will no doubt put up a handsome
hotel and pavillion and equip the road
wi:h electricity as a power and illuminate
tbe entire length with electric lights. If
thiiisdoneit will be a great boon to
Rock Island for it would place all prop
er y adjacent to it immediately acces
sible for residence purposes and enable
the street car people to iua cars every
ave Vent to Their Lunacy.
The republicans of Rock Island who
have not known a sane thought since the
result of Tuesday's election was
proclaimed. gave -expression to
their feelings last night. J.
J.Reimers, who has been out of politics
for some time, again made his appear
ance, heading a gang of overjoyed poli
ticians and Bleuer's band, which march
ed up to Mayor McConochie's bouse. Tne
mayor was called out and after Mr. Reim-
ers had made a little speech, C. J. bear.e,
who has not been beard to squawk before
since last fall's election, made one of his
characteristic efforts at political philos
ophy. The mayor also spoke as did Bob
by Bennett and Capt. Koehler. The
mayor passed around cigars and Mr.
Reimers then led Lis noisy crowd down
Mr. Lnke'N Hospital to be Cloned.
On the first day of May the institution
known for the past five years as St.
Luke's Cottage Hospital, is to be closed.
80 little disposition baa been shown by
the citizens of Rock Island and Meline to
support, and especially aid in the finan
cial needs of this charitable work, the
ladies who have had these matters
charge during this time are compelled to
make this public announcement. It is
greatly to be regretted that the hospital
situation should have reached such a
status, yet the ladies cannot be blamed
for feeling that the time fcas come when
they should drop tbe responsibilities in
tbe absence of proper encouragement and
support. The public, however, should be
grateful to the ladies for their long, noble
and Datient work for this humane and
James Kerr is being tried in Justice
W Will's court this afternoon on a charge
of assault and battery sworn out py
Four Davenport merchants were ar
rested by State Dairy commissioner
Tumier. of Iowa today, for failure to
comply with the law which requires that
all boxes containing oieomargerine oe
hranded as such. The merchants were
fined $50 and costs each.
Poizoni's Complexion Powder pro
rlnoea a aoft and beautiful skin; it com
bines every element of beauty ana purity.
FUNDS FOR THE VIADUCT.
Fred Him Hake n Hiatment of
Money Keeeivea by Him and Uow
Expended. - '-V '
Fred Haas, who bas devoted more time
to the viaduct project than tny other cit
izen 01 uock inland, has submitted the
following statement of funds received by
kirn and how expended: -
Three TesrS Son thin onminir aiimmpr
C. B. Holmes furnished me with $100 to
nc expended on the preliminaries in get
ting started the Rock Island viaduct. I
expended some 116 in these matters
which left me then short about 816- Tha
C, R. I. & p. riiway company, ..through
their vice president. A. Kimball, wrote
me that the companv would be willing to
pay not exceeding 250 for the drawings
George Boyn on was then preparing for
tbe Rock Inland viaduct, upon which let-,
ter I made draft on the C . It I. ifc P.
railway company for said $250 and
turned said draft and Mr. Kimball's let
ter over to Mr. Boynton in settlement for
tbe original drawing of tbe viaduct. , The
C, B. & Q railway Co. refused to pay
anything until tbe viaduct was built, end
there was no money then on band to do
anything further and there was very little
done until January, 1890, at which time
tbe city qonnt il passed a resolution for
the railroad companies to build a viaduct
at their own expense. The mayor there
upon had copies served on both railroad
companies of this resolution and also
had three copies made of the original
drawing, served one copy on the C , B &
Q one on the C , R. I. & P and retained
one for the citv. Thereupon the C . B.
& Q railroad furnished me with $250 and
the Rock Island & Moline Street Railway
company, through Henry Schnitger. furn
ished me with $ 200 to be used in further
ing the progress of the Rock Island via
duct. I then went to work and did all
could with ihe assistance of other citizens
but in travelling to Washington at differ
ent times and going to Chicago numerous
times, in procuring indemnifying bond?.
etc., ibis sum of $450 was soon consumed.
1 tnen notified tbe railroad companies
that the money was all expended that I
had been furnished with, and I was then
asked to pay mv own expenses and that
they would consider actual expenses when
all was completed, to which I complied
and since that time I have expended in
addition to the amount named some
1 300. I have notified the railroad com
panies as to all these facts and so far have
not received any reimbursements. How
ever, I have no demand to make against
tbe railroad companies or any one else,
nor do I intend to make any demand. 1
am only too glad that with the help of
the city and the citizens of this city that
we have been able to accomplish such
great succcs as we have
having this viaduct built.
done in now
BIG STEAMBOAT DEAL.
Tar Diamond J Line Parrlie Vol
nable Properly or tt Old Klver
The St. Louis, Minneapolis & St. Paul
Packet company bas decided to remove
their iteueral office froo. here to St. Paul.
That part of their trade on the upper
Mis-issippi to Keokuk being so far re
moved from their supervision and head
quarters, they have sold their Keokuk
Dacset, (iem City, the wnarmoat here
and warehouses and franchises alon? tbe
line to Keokuk to the Diamond Jo Line
Packet company, which took charge of
the property yesterday. Capt. I. P
Lusk, the general agent of the company.
moved his office to the St. Louis and M;o
neapolis Packet company's wharfboat
There has been no arrangement or pur
chase made of tbe St. Louis, Minneapolis
& St. Paul Packet company's other
steamers. St . Paul and War Eacle, and
warehouses and properties above Keokuk
to St. Paul, and it is reported that the
company will put the War Eagle in firs
class condition and place her and the St
Paul in tbe trade to St. Paul on tbe open
ing of the soring trade. The price paid
by the Diamond Jo line for the Keokuk
franchise and properly is private, but
is understood to baye been a handsome
sumofm3ney. St. Louis Republican
.11 ore Ketnra.
The following additional township re
turns have been received from the elec
tion of Tuesdaj :
Bowling Town clerk, C. Clark. K.,
64; A. H. Lsflin, P., 55; assessor, J. l.
Doonan'R , 70; Jsmes Miller. P., 49;
collector, Sandy Coyne. R., 73; W. F.
Starkey, P., 45; commissioner of high
ways, John Hynes. K , 53; William Urop
per, P., 62; school trustees, 8. E. Moffltt.
R., 69; E. G. Tindall. P., 43; justice of
the peace, Foster Armstrong, R., 71;
John Forjv, P , 48; constable, F. H.
JohnstonrR.. 63; A. L.Kain, P., 43.
Preemption. Mercer county For sup-
eivisor, Uamel Mack, u , a. r. iai
tie, R . 58; assessor, Joseph L. Conway,
D., 80; George W.Johnston, R, 55; col
lector, Charles Spengler, D., 75; James
R. Doonan, It., 26; town clerk, W. W.
Wilmerton, D , 81; James Snider, R,
50; road commi'sioner, Daniel Mack, D.,
78; Jame R Doonan, RM 55; school
trustees, Morris Horan. three years, D.,
; w. W. Wilmerton, two years, l ,
75; M. Williams, three years, R, 59;
Robert Hicks, Jr.. two years, R., 59;
constable. George Groves, D.. 76; Wil
liam Penman, R , 59.
Edgiogton Supervisor. M. Schoon-
maker, D , 99; Jacob L. Harris, R., 95;
town clerk. Robert Wait. D., 87; Wil
liam McEntlre, R.. 107; assessor, W. A.
Hubbard. R.. 124; collector, J. Jones,
D.. 94; James Kell, R ,99; commissioner,
J.Haskell, D., 89; J. A. Carpenter. R..
107; constable, H. G. Chambers, D., 67;
J. F. Gaunt, R , 97; pound masters, At
tred Stacley. R., 110; Van Reeves. R.
188; school trustees, S. Johnson, D., 32;
W. 8. Parks. R , 112.
Black Hawk Town Clerk Cal. Terry,
D.. 84; William McMichael.R., 146
assessor. D. C. Davis, D.. 115;
John Vanderslice, R.. 113; col
lector. W. P. Walker. D , 87; W. C
Schoolen. R.. 141; commissioner. Fred
Bodcb. D . 51; R. Haines, R 172; con
table. William Kale, D.. 57; William
Mosher. R . 177.
Zuma Supervisor, Leslie Hanna, R
town clerk. John L. Noah. K. ; assessor.
William Nold, D.: collector, Frank Ziee-
ler. D.; commissioner on Highways. Al-
onzo Dunbar. R ; justice of peace, F. J
Whiteside, R. : school trustee. D. H
liau lock. - f
I hopped out of bed on the wrong foot
"Just so. I am not sunerstitious. but 1
have .noticed tb:tt as soon as a person gets
in the habit of doing things in a certain,
set lasluon, anything that tends to chance
or disturb that fashion is likely to upset a
man s equilibrium. In my case it makes
me nervous and in a degree foreboding.
You know when a sleight of hand man
starts to do a trick and for some reason
fails lie has to begin all over again. He
cannot go on from where he failed, because
nis muscles nave been trained to act m o
certain definite order, to depart from which
means inability to accomplish the feat in
question. Now I fancy it is much the same
with our daily lives. We acquire the habit
of doing a thing thus and so, and if for any
reason we are obliged to depart from out
accustomed method we do not feel right
about it a suggestion of what physicians
call hypertext nesia.
Of Course I know that hopping out of bed
on one foot or the other is no criterion foi
a change of luck: yet, as I said before, habit
makes the sum total of our lives, and a
violation of tbe little habits of daily life
leads us to look, quite at unawares, fox
happenings, occurrences, etc., out of the
ordinary. We actually begin to look foi
something going wrong, and it is an easy '
deduction thus to associate circumstances
that otherwise are as distant as the east is
from the west. Hence our fund of super
stitions, ill omens, etc., etc. of which hop
ping out cf bed on the wrong foot is a fan
illustration." Deiroit Free Press.
' A Fortune Paid for Hoard.
Sixty thousand dollars for board and
lodging is pretty steep, but that's what
Frank Parmelee, the omnibus man, hat
paid the Grand Pacific Tiotel. Mr. Par
melee is the oldest boarder in the house.
He was the Grand Pacific's first guest. -l ie
helped destroy the first meal placed ou the
table. He basn t missed a meal in seven
teen years, except when he was out of the
city, for he bas not been sick a day in riU
that time. He is certain to have his appe
tite with him at all times. He :s 14 years
bid, but he is as active and energetic as a
boy. Perharjs the credit should be given
to the wonderful digestive apparatus which
he has concealed about his person.
Mr. Parmelee eats two meals each day in
the big dining room and one meal in bed
some time curing the night. For fifty
years Mr. Parmelee has never failed to
awaken in the middle of the night and re
fresh himself with a square meal, consist
ing of such wholesome food as lobster
salad, cold sausage and mince pie. Because
of his consistent diet Mr. Parmelee is of a
happy and frolicsome disposition. Chicago
Faces with Lanterns Behind Them.
There is nothing more catching than a
face with a lantern behind it, shining clear
through. I have no admiration for a face
with a dry smile, meaning no more than
the grin of a false face. But & smile writ
ten by the hand of God, as an index or ta
ble of contents to whole volumes of good
feeling within, is a benediction. You say,
"My face is hard and lacking in mobility,
and my benignant feelings are not observ
able in the facial proportions." 1 do not
believe you. Freshness and geniality of
soul are so subtle and pervading that they
will, at some eye or mouth corner, leak
out. Set behind your face a feeling of
gratitude to God and kindliness toward
man and you will every day preach a ser
mon long as the streets you walk, a ser
mon with as many heads as the number of
people you meet, aud differing from other
sermons iu the fact that tbe longer it is
the better. Dr. Talmage in Ladies' Home
The Hall of Tara.
A reader asks, "When did the kings and
nobles of Ireland hold their last gathering
in the hall of Tara?"
Tradition lias it that the last assemblage
in the hall of Tara took place iu the year
A. D. 544. The great triennial council of
the Irish nation was held there for several
centuries previously, but because a crimi
nal who had fled for safety to the monas
tery of St. Ruan had been dragged to the
hall and executed the holy abbot and the
monks cried aloud agaiust the sacrilege
and pronounced a curse upon its walls.
"From that day," says an old chronicler,
"no king ever again eat at Tara." St.
An Iron Watch.
At the mechanical fair held at Worcester
shire, England, Erowther Brothers exhibit
ed a watch, in perfect running order, con
structed wholly of iron. The object of this
curiosity was to illustrate the malleability
Of iron and its consequent adaptation to a
wide variety of novel uses. Such articles,
when made of iron, may be easily electro
plated with gold or silver, or adorned with
a:l the beauty or tne cnameler s art. bt.
Dolls of the latest pattern are cow man
ufactured in great numbers iu England
and in this country, xet these countries
continue to import some of tbe cheaper
kinds from Germany. The extent to which
dolls are manufactured in England may
be judged from the statement made a few
years u;o in the house of commons that a
manufacturer had an order lor iauu wortn
of dolls' eyes.
Cstaarb Cannot B Cnr:d
with local applications, aa they cannot
reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh
is n blood or constitutional disease, and
in order to cure it you have to takeinter-
nal remedies. Hall's Catarrh cure is taken
internally, and acts directly on tbe blood
and mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh cure
is no ouack medicine. It was prescribed
by one of tbe nest pnysicians in mis
country for years, and is a regular pre
scrintion. It is composed oi tbe nest
tonics known, combined with tbe best
blood uurifiers, acting directly on the
mucous surfaces. The perfect combina
tion of tbe two ingredients is what pros
duces such wonderful results in curing
catarrh. Send for testimonials. F. J.
Chexey & Co.. Props , Toledo. O. Sold
by druggists, price 75c.
Has it ever been your misfortune to be brought
into frequent contact with a person excessively
nervous. If sa, you must be aware that trival
causes, unnoticed by the vigorous, drive a ner
vous invalid to the verge of distraction. It is as
unnecessary to particularize these as it is impos
sible to guard against them. The root of the
evil is usually imperfect digestion an J assimila
tion. To assist these functions, and through
their renewed, complete discharge to reinforce
weaknervas, in conjunction with other portions
of the physical organism, is within the power of
Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, systematically and
continuously need. There is no disappointment
here, no matter what or how previous tha failnret
of other so-called tonics. No sedative or opiate
avoid both 1caa compare with this invigorat
ing nerve traaqailiaer. Constipation, billlons
nesa, malaria, rheumatism, kidney troobles are
cured by it. . ,
JAHNS & BERTELSEN,
Tinware And Housk
1612 second avenue.
-IN THIS LITTLE
are combined all the latest improvements for similar afachines,
building it upon the most improved mechanical principles
to insure speed, comfort and durability.
If yon think of buying a machine it will pay yon to come and see u.
THE FAIR, 1705 Second Avenue
We Set tie Pace, Let Olliers Follow if they Can
KANN & HTJCKSTAEDT,
No. 1311 and 1813 Second avenue,
Offer to the Poblic the most britliaat line of the season in
Lounges and Couches.
Centre. Library and Parlor Tables, Etc.
A Sure Cure for a Cough or Cold is
Acta quickly, is perfectly safe and never fails to cure all Luag troubles.
TRY IT. 10c, 25c and 00c Bottles.
Medicine known for all Kidney, Long and Stomach troubles, is
Thomas Kidney and Liver Pills.
So a Bottle Samples free.
Have you worn
THE LION PROCESS SHOE?
If not try a pair; they will give you more satis
faction for your money than any shoe you have
ever "bought. Only one sole and that of THE VERY
BEST. Outer and inner sole one solid piece of the
best sole leather.
No Ripping off of Soles.
No Squeaking, and no Breaking in.
Just as easy as a hand turned, and will wear twice
as long. Every pair stamped on the sole
-TOE SALE BY
,' Sole Agent for Rock Island. r
Central 8hoe Store. ' ' - - Sim Btreel Store,
1818 Second Avenue. , . . .
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ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Drugcist, "Rork Island.
1C. U.4T. I
LION PKOC8S8 1
Pat. Sept. 4. 1888.
2929 Fifth Avenue.