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THJE ABGU8, SATUKDAY, JUNE 13. 1801.
CHAS. W. TERBURY. Manager.
INCORPORATED UNDER THE THE STATE LAW.
Roek Island Savings Bank,
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.,
Open daily from S a. m. to 4 p. m., and Saturday evening from 7 to 8 o'clock.
Fire per cent interest paid on Deposits. Monev loaned on Personal, Col
, lateral, or Real Estate Security
X r. REYNOLDS, Pre. 9 C. DSNKJCAXN, V'.ce-Pres. 1. M. EcFOKD, Cashier
P. L. Mltche;!. E P. Reynold, P. C. Dnkm&cn. John Crubaneh. H. P. Hull,
Thil MitcatU, L. Simon. K. W. Hum, J. M. Baford.
Jackson Hrasr. Solicitors.
Fw""Will becln business July 8, 1830, and will occupy bank-leg room with Mitcbeli Lynda
axiii new bank it completod.
See the Stylish Display
SPRING MILLINERY GOODS.
The finest ever shown in the City, at
MISS C. HAAS'.
Successor to Miss Petersen, So. 17i3 second avenue. Rock Island.
Tbt rer ylatest sry'.es in patterns, hats, bonnets, ribbons, laces and fancy (roods .
House and Sign Painter.
First-class Graining and Paper Hanging.
P. Box 672.
Qpen for the Season,
(moxot avenue) Joe Huber's Garden,
A maguiflcent place for
Mannf actnrer of ail kinds of
BOOTS AND SHOES
Gents' Fine Shoes a specialty. Repairing done neatly and promptly .
A share of y onr patronage respectfully solicited.
161S Second Avenue. Roek Island. I I.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
Shop corner Twenty-second street and Ninth avenne. Residence 2VS5
tIs prepared to make estimates ard do all kinds of earpenter work. Givehim a trial.
haHHOOD RESTORED IrjSwPaS
- U W VW, trn a-narantce to cure nil rrt dieae. snrh a V.-!,k Mti. tv.
V - , i L'"S t.r Hrain l'-.w.-r. FiHlacae. 1'aKetuirif L.o-t Mar.h'-d. ifcht.T tnii-
V - Lfa m t'r.. frvt'iisiie(. I.a imje. nil drin and f p.wer cf thtr riorum
.-4 1 S Ortans in e.lher sx call 1 by -.r exprtmil. youthful errn,dr t-I(Vire
f Asfi jt f ' u"' f tttafo. fijHiim r iiTtiii)an whi,ho,-h laii i-i lnflrni't.-. ..nMiTnTt-
'iiKff - 'P- ti'.n bd1 lnanit-. I'ut up cm ciiim to carry tn tet pxki't. 1 mivk-
ail mm ,ebT..i:i!t..r.V W-th vx-rt : a w Mr, i Wfrtt nunrvu'W t'. -urt
tuKKJii.ArTLai'.-i.ici. ri-tull ilU ,,MIUI. Cucuiar tree. AJiireM Acrlc ced 1 f., Chicago, 111.
For sale in Rock island by Har?z &
Money Goes Farthest at Mcck's,
Furniture and Carpets
Are Low, Terms of payment
easy. Examine our line of
Bed Room and Parlor Suits, Side Boards, fin
ing and Center Tables, Chairs, Refrigerators,
Baby Carriages Rugs, Clocks, Lamps,
Clothes Wringers, Stoves,
Oil Cloths, Etc.
CHAS. A, MECK,
322 Brady St., Davenport.
Telephone No. 421, (Adams' old stand).
OPEN EVENINGS TILL 8 P. M.
AND GAS FITTER.
Wrought and Cast Iron and Lead Pipe
Hose, Packing Sewer and Drain Tile.
Steam and Gas Fixtures.
CBest work &t (air prices. Estimates furnished
Office and shop 219 19th St. Telephone 11S2.
Rock Island, 111.
Shop Fourth Ave. bet. I'.ct and 23d Stg.
picnics, parties, etc.
BaLnsen. 3d Ave. aoJ'SiHh street
A Correspondent Gives a Few In
stances. 31 r in be f the Kcmta 1'horeh Who
Have Brrosie Conrtraon tn
Rock Island. III., June 12 Editcr
Arocs: A great deal has been said
and attempt has bee a made to show, by
those who were moved solely by preju
dice, that the prevailing disposition of the
Roman Catholic is non-patriotic and
non American . I have proof tbat such
accusations are absolutely false and are
given currency by those who don't know
the truth and who would not spread it if
they did. Btlow I submit the names of
Catholics woo have been conspicuous in
our American h'storv. not as a boast on
the part of the Catholic church, but as
refutation of the charge that Roman
Catholics are opposed to American insti
tutions: The first nasMonr? ia Maryland was
Andrew White, Jesuit.
The Onio river was first discovered by
Te la Salle, a Catholic.
The first missionary of the Hurons was
John de Bret if, Jesui'.
De Soto, a Catho'.ic. conquered Florida
and discovered tte Lower Mississippi.
The Citholic, Sir George Calvert. Lord
Baltimore, was the fouader of Maryland.
The first governor and chief justice of
Maryland was Leonard Calvert, a Catho
lic. The discoverer of Like Huron was tho
Catholic mm S, Jtveuh I.; Caron, O. S, F.
Tfce discover of Calitortis. and con
quersr of Mexico was a Catholic, Fer
nando Cortt z
The discoverer of Florid i, John Fonce
de Leon, was a member of the Catholic
The commander of the cavalry ia the
revolutionary war was Stephen Moylao,
Columbus, Americus Vespucci and the
first discoverers of this new world were
John Barry, who msy tru! be called
the founder of the American navy, was a
The discoverer of Lower Canada
the river St. Lawrence, was Junes
tier, a Catholic.
The missionary of the Iroquis was
Jesuit, Isaac Jocues. and Jesuits
Catholics, aren't they!
The discoverers of the main land of
North America were the Catholics. John
ind SebastUn Cabot.
Tnomas Fitzsimmons, Pennsylvania's
Mgner of the Declaration of Independ
ence, was a Catholic.
The founder of the oldest city in the
United States, St. Augustine, Florida,
was Peter Melendtz, a Catholic.
The discoverer of the uppr Mississippi
tr.d th! A pontic of the valler of tht river
was the Jesuit, Jsmes Marquette.
The founder of Quebec and discoverer j
rf lakes Cham plain and Ontario, was the j
Catholic. Samuel de Ch&mplain.
The founder of San Francisco and an
Apostle of California, was the Catholic
missionary, Junipero Serra, a Franciscan.
Catholic services were the first christian
ceremonies witnessed in America. Pro
t'Stanism was not born until over a cen
The first cewspsper in America that
give accurate reports of the debate in
the legislature, was established by
J'atthew Carey, a Catholic.
Charles Carroll, of Carrollton, whose
signature on the declaration of indepen
d -nee bespenks sterling courage and un
selfish patriotism, wa a Ciholio
The admiral of the fleet tbat first sailed
arousd the world and the discoverer of
tie 6trai:s which bears his name, iras a
CiUiolio. Ferdinand Msselian.
General Sheridan, whose fame is immor
tal, was the son of Irish Catholic psr
etts. Ee lived and died a Catholic, and
his eulogy was delivered by Cardinal Gib
bons. General Jumes Shields, the hero of the
Mexicp.n and of the civil wht, hailed from
county Tyrone Red profess;.-! the Catho
lic faith. He obtained the first charttr
for thecily of Chicago.
Washington's headq larters at the bat
tle of Brandywine was. in the house of
an Iii?h-Amer:c&n Catholic, John Hola
hso. wbo mtl" "tfce fither of hU com
tr"" feel perfectly at home.
The CatLoli; founders of Maryland
wtre the first to establish relisious liberty
in America. The iieas embodied in the
coostitrttion are foued in the errly laws
of the Catholics of Maryland.
George Wa'hiogton was an honorary
member of the Friendly Sons of S:. Pat
rick "a society." he wrote, "distin
guished for the firm adherence of its
mt mbers to the gloiious cause in which
we are embarked."
The discoverer of the Atlantic states
of this republic was John de Verrscani.
a Catholic. He coasted along the shore
frcra n p-Mot not fr from Wilmington,
in North Carolina, as far north as New
foundland. John Carroll, who was sent by the Con
tinental congress to Canada with Frank
lin and Cbase, to win the' neutrality of
'he Canadians, was a priest who later was
ma le the first Catholic bishop in the Uni
The Irisii-American Catholics contrib
uted so rxa erislly to the success of
Anerican arms that on the day of the
British evacuation of Boston March 17,
1775 George Washington honored them
by makicg an Irishman, General Sulli
van, the brigadier of the day and giving
as a countersign the name of "St. Pat
Hi uniformly were Catholics on the
side of the Republic in the struggle with
England, so Catholic were its allies, tbat
the great arch traitor of the revolution,
Benedict Arnold, made it a pretext for
his course in going over to the English.
His zeal for Protestantism would not per
mit him any lonzer to remain in a service
where he was constantly brought lnt
contact with Roman Catholics. We cer
tain y must feel the highest respect for the
zsal and piety of Benedict Arnold.
Mr. John Caragbar, a merchant at
Carazbar, Fulton county, Onio. says tbat
St. Patrick's Pills are the best selling pills
he handles. The reason is that they pro
duce a pleasant cathartic tffect and are
carta n and thorough in their action.
Try them when you want a reliable ca
thartc. For sale by Harz & Bahnsen.
J. S. Darrah's
Fresh, White and Cod Fish,
Smeltz, embked Halibut,
Pickled B erring and smoked
Large Fat Mackerel,
Canned emoked Trout,
" Brook Trout,
Faxcy Bcttlk Goods
P. Emilun & Cos Olives,
Cross & BlackweH's Midgets,
Jenny Lind stuffed Mangoes,
Imported red currar t, straw
berry and raspberry jellies.
Durkea Salad Dressing.
Armour's Extract Bet,
Peaches, Strawberiies, etc.
Edam, Fromas de Btie,
Neufachtel, Sap Sago,
Cream and Limburger.
Willow, Band & Watson,
Chase t Sunford's,
Bigh grade coffees always on
Armour's Star Boneless Bacon
Qimore's Hams and Bacon,
" Pure Leaf Lard,
Pig's Feet, Bone
Pou'try always on hand.
Florida Oranges and Lemons.
113? Third avenue.
-ALL KINDS OP
Oast Iron Work
done. A specialty of furnishing aL kirde
of Stoyea witbCa;lE2 at 8 cents
A MACHINE SHOP
ba been aiided where all kinds cf machine
work will be done rst-c;as.
NINTH ST. AND 7th AVE.
DOWNING BROS.. Propts.
W. C. MAUCKER,
Eiving purchased the
Property which he has had refitted for the ho
tel easiness, ia now prepared to accom
modate transient gneste.
Day and Regular Boarding
at very reasonable prices.
He ia also engaged In the
at the same place with a choice lot of Groceries,
farm produce a specialty.
John Volk Sc Co.,
Sash, Doors. Blinds, Biding, Flooring,
and. all kinds of wood work for builders .
Eighteenth St.. bet. Third and Fourth aves.
HENRY 0. SOHAFFER,
SOFT AND HARD
Office lis Second avenue, corner Fifteenth it.
Telephone No. 1039.
A.J. SMITH SON.
- Straw battings, -
Plain, Figured and Fancy.
Japanese and Chinese, Jute and Linen Chain
85"At all prices and grad-s Call and eee them.
A.. J. SMITH 6c SON,
12 nnd 127 West Third Street. Opp. Masonic Temple, DAVENPORT
THE MOLINE WAGON.
Mannlacturers of FARM, SPRING and FREIGHT WAGONS
4 f&ll 104 enmnl.to llr. nf ptitiavu . 1
a- . . ran encc warona, eirpeclally adapted to I
eau.n trade. of snpertor workmanship and Inish Llia.trawHl Ktc Utt,a?
aKo.iration Bee the MOUNE VaGiN before parchaatna
ANDERSON COUNTY SOURMASH
$2.50 Per Gallon.
TOPTJNT & ADLSR,
Removal to 219 Seventeenth Street
JUL E. M1XJRRIN,
Choice Family Groceries
Cor. Third avenue aad Twenty-Am St., Roct Island.
A nrst-c!as stock uf Groceries that will be sold at lowest living prices. A share of public
patronage solicited. "
C J. W. SCHREINEB,
Contractor and. Builder,
1121 and 1123 Fourth avenue. Residence 1119 Fourth avenue.
Plans and specifications ;'orni'hed on all classes of work ; alia agent of Willed Patent Inside
Sliding Bllnda. aomething new, stylish and desirable.
BOCK ISLAND. ILL.
... m .
DAVIS & CO,
A complete stock of
Pipe, Brass Goods, Packing
Hose, Fire Brick, Etc
Sole Agents for
DEAN STEAM PUMPS and
SIGHT FEED LUBRICA10RS
.We guarantee every one perfect, and will send Ct ps.
Twenty day'a trial, to responsible parties.
Safety Heating Boilers and Contractors to
furnishing sad Isyine Water, and
1712 Fibst Ave.,
Rock Island, Illinois.
Telephone 1H8. Residence Telephone 100.
Goods received by
CALL AND EXAMINE.
COMPLETE IN ATT.
FOR CATALOGUES ADDRESS
. J. C. DUNCAN,