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THE AKQUB, WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1891
in tbe ?
... vote -U- a
, i,e shall -
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ii-'"u' ' n,.r pnvi.U-d by
officer not more
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.fv.'';I!a;,.,lspace at onetime
:i-i,I,n,'i;. l ,.f this ballot the
0:'.mrr ,.n.l without lc-avin
f..rti: '.' .,.,. ,
-i -!T'e'r..vi'i-11 sl'a11
- ' T in m-ikiWinthe appro-
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!r-';u"r rdi.lmeof his .-hoicfof
.rS "r bvwrit ng in the
!lK!, llnl'iteof his choice in a
: ,M ticket, making a cross
'?Jret.:U'l iu case ofaques-
M h, votof the people.
:u' v T-ain-t the answer he
r'1"" ' p'pTvi.l.-.t, however, if he
: t':V''v)-.' f"f'lil the candidates
.'ni ..ar.rorKroupo. pelition
' " markattheappro
:Uhi the appellation or
1 wh.ru the names of theran.il
;r .rtr or group of petitioners
i Vn.l'the ballot marked
!,, that tic: Provided,
', , th, voter way rlace such
' ' -....ropriate place preceding
-rtioi'i .r title of one party or
Xtitiom-rs and may also mark,
..'..roi.n.ue place precdinsr the
' f nr ntrn-e crodidates
aiTr the appellation it title of
" pnrtv or group of petitioners,
' ,i marked shall be counted as
-i n,)i,1xf4-s nanied under
' ,tvn..r title which has been so
"...pt as to the officers as to
L placed such mark preceding
names of some oth-r eandi
SD1lin"es printed unde-the title
, to part v or grou p 01 ie 1 1 1 iu
u.h it shall t counted as cast
indidate or candidates preceding
imt. or names uch n ark may
Tooih the voter suau wiu ui ui-
-uth manner as to cw.ucai io
thereon. He shall then vote
b in the manner now provided
. nt that the nureber cor-
,;.ac to tlie number of the voter on
books shall not be innorseu on wus
h:s ba'.lot. He shall roari and de
.Uilot without undue dalay, and
-A said inclosed space toon as
Voted. No voter shall be allowed
nva voting hootti already occu
! another, nor remain witein said
; .pace more than ten mitutes, nor
votiua booth more than five
.'in ran-ail of said voting booths
and ? her voters wait ng to oc--Sinn-.
No voter, not ar. election
.iii.i. a::er having votod, be al
, . jj.trr said inclOMfd space
V.r.-'i-m. person shall take
, iv ar.y la'.lut from th.- polling
: fiv - d. is of t he poll. Xo voter
' te. ornJtT to vote, any liallot ex
.A i- her has received from the
friec'ion in charge of tie ballots.
e: K-ii'i -bail, by accident or mis
.,,1 h; Iwilot. may. on ivtnrnin
niW la'.lct, receive anjther iu
.'4. Any voter who may declare
i:h that be cannot read the English
nr that hv reason of ny physi-
!'iii:y be is unable to mari his bal-
... upon request, tie assisted in
.iii. 1'iiiot by two electit n officers
-nt political parties, to b- selected
.t ;uii.-e. and clerks of thi precinct
i they arc to act, to be d 'signated
"Asn o: election of each precinct
MT.riof the polls. Suci officers
.i-kti:e ballot as directe 1 by the
.t.i! shall thereafter give no infor
rtar'liug the same. Tae clerks
in shall enter unou the noil lisrs
itnarne of any elector w ho received
i.uiuv:e iu uiariug nis uaiiot &
amium of the fact. InxicHtion
tt vt TK.f.Qrla.1 B . n U J:
and no intoxicated person shall be
.u aKiiaraute in marking ms Dal
V Any person entitled 1 1 vote at
elK'ion in this tat shall r.n
" of sui.U election, be entitled to ab-
"Wlt from arv .rrinn n. r,l.
n which he tnen engaged or em-
Jwa iieri.xl of two hours between
-'V" "jwc-iis and closuig the polls;
o voter snail not because of so
outtielf be liable to an v penalty,
Mydeiiurtion be made on ac-
w such absence from his usual sal-
' ages: Prnvi.lBrt l,n .
iun fcr such leavo nf
Iwe prior to the day of election. The
- siHfcify the hours during
7 e,n'!"c,5-e nray aWm Limself as
- - "-- vui PFIJLUU WUU
'uto an employe the piWlege
"'. ur buaii natyect an em
f'S penalty or deduction of wages
of the exercise of . such wivege,
;-w;h ,,: this section, 'bLaU be
of a misdemeanor and !
;J sUn) L() hs than -b dollars
n're man one hundred dollars
If the voter marks mere names
re Jierson, to be .lected to
iiV , ,for my reivsjn it is
y d-tcrmme the voter's
.1 . "f ' '!h'e to be tiled,. Ms
U; ';":lu;ed for such office.
-a''r""i''V Ve ,,fllcial endorsement
' - elt.l.edepositliatheUl-
Jai' li'ltli- tint l.ol !,.... . . .
) H I'"vwea in
tua-ke4 -.1. f , . uiea
'iJ tuM , d,;fel;t,vt" o tiw. bade
: (-,::' Htovw ton has
- sU ; 1 : u' lnt' judges or chal-
io; -r" "i0.11 e back of
laii-f.n.T.. "rna all baHots
it,,r, T.. 10 clearly
.;la n,s. All ballounot voted
VPon "J voters
.,r? ,nth th lr)t.
.--"'er UJmn , , " aud he
and toTh reUl"n6d. with'
T Ko ... ttl DOIn..u
E.Lnr.i?' n.ttBw' r.
votes against any proposition which shall
have been stibmitteJ to a vote of the peo
ple; such proposition shall be prima facie
evideuce of the result of such canvass of
the ballots. Immediately after making
Ktich proclamation, and before separating,
the judges shall fold iu two folds, and
string closely upon a single piece of flexi
ble wire, all ballots which have been
counted by them, except those marked
obiecfed t," unite the ends of such wire
in a tit-tit knot, sea! the knot iu such man
lier that it cannot be untied without break
ing the seal, enclose the ballots so strung
in au envelope and securely tie and seal
such envelope with official w ax impression
seals, to be provided by the judges, in such
manner that it cannot lie opened without
breaking the seals, aud return said ballots,
together with the package containing th
ballots marked "defective or objected to,"
in such sealed package or envelope, to the
proper clerk or to the board of election
commissioners, as the case may lie, and
such officer shall carefully preserve said
ballots for six months, and at the the ex
piration of that time shall destroy them
by burning without previously opening
the package or envelope. Such ballots
shall be destroyed in the preseuce of the
official custodian thereof, and two electors
of approved integrity and good repute an 1
members respectively of the two leading
political parties. The said electors shall
be desiguated by the county judge of tre
county in which such ballots are kept:
Provided, that if any contest of the elec
tion of any officer voted for at such elec
tion shall be pending at the expiration of
said time, thr said ballots shall not be
destroyed until such contest is finally de
termined. In all cases of contested elec
tions the paries contesting the same shall
have the right to have said ballots opened
aud to have all errors of the judges in
counting or refusing to count any ballot
corrected by the court or body trying such
contest; but such ballots shall be opened
only in open court or in open session of
such body and in the presence of the officer
having the custody thereof.
SEC. 23. No person whatever shall do
any electioneering or soliciting of rotes on
election day within any polling place or
within one hundred (1U0) feet of any poll
ing place; mo person shall interrupt, hin
der or appose aay voter while approaching
the polling place for the purpose of voting.
Whoever shall violate the provisions of
this section shall be punished by a fine of
not less than twenty-five dollars (25) nor
more than one hundred dollars (1100) for
each and every offense; and it shall be the
duty of the judges of election to enforce
the provisions of this section.
SEC. 29. Any voter w ho shall, except as
herein otherwise provided, allow his liallot
to be seen by any person with an apparent
intention of letting it be known how he is
about to vote, or who shall make a false
statement as to his inability to mark his
ballot, or any person who shall intenre,
or attempt to interfere, with any voter
when inside said enclosed space, or when
marking his ballot, or who shall endeavor
to induce any voter before voting to show
how he marks or has market! his ballot,
shall be punished by a fine of not less than
live dollars io) nor more than one hundred
dollars (100, and it shall le the duty of
tUs ejection, judges to enforce t he provisions
of this section.
SEC. 3d. Any person who shall, prior to
an election, willfully destroy or deface any
list of candiiljtes posted in accordance
with the provisions of this act, or who,
during an election shall willfully deface,
tear down, remove or destroy any card of
instructions or specimen ballot, printed
and posted for the instruction of voters,
or who shall, during an election, willfully
remove or destroy any of the supplies or
conveniences furnished to enable votrs to
prepare their ballot, or shall willfully hin
der the voting of others, shall be punished
by a fine not less than ten dollars (t 10)
nor more than one hundred dollars (10e).
Sec. 31. Asy person who shall falsely
make or willfully destroy any certificate
of nomination or nomination papers, or
any part thereof, or any letter of with
drawal, or file any certificate of nomi
nation or nomination paper, knowing the
same" or any part thereof to be
falsely made, or suppress any ce
t ideate of . nomination or nomination
paper, or any part thereof, which has
been duly fild, or forge or falsely make
the official indorsement on any ballot, or
shall take from the poling place any offi
cial ballot, or substitute therefor any
spurious or counterfeit ballot, or make,
use, circulate, or cause to be male or cir
culated, as an official ballet, any paper
printed in imitation or resemblance
thereof, or willfully destroy or deface any
ballot, or willfully delay the deliverf Tt
any ballots, snail e punished by a fine
not less than one hundred (tlOO) dollars
and not exceeding one thousand (fUQOu)
dollars, or by imprisonment in the peni
tentiary not lass than one year and not
exceeding five years, or by both such fine
Sec. Hi. Any public officer upon wnom a
duty is imj as :d by this act, wtio shall
willfully mgljct o performuch dutf, or
who shall willfully perform it iu sucu a
way as to hinder the object oi this act,
shall be punished toy a fine of not !es.stian
fo nor more than t,000, or by iuiiiftsoa
ment in t he penitentiary for not less than
one year and not exceeding five years, or
by both uch une and imprisonment.
Sec. 3S. It ohall be the duty of the sec
retary of-state, with the aid and advice of
the attorney general, to cause 1,0(KI copies
ef this act to be printed immediately, in
pamphlet form, with all necessary forms
and instructions, to assist election officers
to carry it into effect., and to distribute
the same through the county clerks of the
several counties of the state.
Sec. 31. At all elections to which
this act applies,' except at elections
held in cities, villages aad incorporated
towns which have heretofore adopted or
may hereafter ad op the provisions of an
act entitled "An act regulating the holding
of elections and declaring the results
thereof in cities, villages and incorporated
towns," approved June 19, 1835, the polls
shall be aliened at 7 o'olccfc in the morn
ing and shall be closed at fe In the evening.
Sec. &V AU nets and parts of acts incon
sistent with the provisions of this act are
hereby repealed: Provided, tha this act
shall not be construed to repeal an act
entitled "An act regulating the holding of
elections and declaring the results thereof
in cities villages and incorporated towns,"
approved Jane lt, 1885, or any of the
amendments thereto; but all elections in
cities, villages and incorporated towns
which may have heretofore adopted or
may hereafter Adopt the said act shall be
held in accordance with the provisions of
the aforesaid act, except as to the manner
of making nominations for office, the
manner of n-oviding, printing and dis
tributing ballots, the form of ballots, the
arrangement and the furnishing of polling
places and voting tooths, and the manner
of voting ana the numbering and jeserv-i
ing of ballots, ail of which shall
be in conformity with the piwietotis'
of this act. No panaltf provided for
a violation of any of the provisions
of this, act rtj,iiL li -cototrggdaa
a" substitute for or repeal of anv penalty
provided in the aforesaid acts of June 13,
ltisi, for a violation of any of the provis
ions of said act.
Sec. 84. It shall be the duty of the board
of supervisors of each county under town
ship organization, and of the board of
county commissioners in counties not uil
der township organization, at their first
meei ing after the passage of this act, to
selei t t .vo newspapers, one from each of
the two political parties casting the great
est number of votes for state t reasurer at
the elect ion in 1s;j0, in which thi law shall
be published: Provided, that the pay for
such publication shall be fixed by said
board of supervisors or county commis
sioners, but in no caste shall it exceed tLa
sum of&iotc each newspaper publishing
the same. When the board of supervisors
or county commissioners have selected the
newspapers in which the law shall be
published, it shall be the duty of the
county clerk to certify such action to the
secretary of state, who shall at once fur
nish to each of said papens a copy of the
law, and upon the receipt of the secretary
f state ot'a copy of said paper, with a;i
affidavit of the publisher or business man
ager that the law was published in each
and every copy of said paper on a certain
date (which shall not lie later than thirty
days after its receipt from the secretarv of
the state', the secretarv of state shall cer
tify the amount fixed for the pay
ment for the publication of this
law- iu said paper to the
auditor of public accounts, who shU
draw nis warrant on the treasurer for the
sums named: Provided, that the non-publication
of this law, as herein provided,
shall not invalidate the law
Claytox E. Crafts.
Speaker of the House.
Lyman B. Ray,
President of the Senate.
.Approved June 22, 1891.
Joseph W. Fifer,
.... Orrn-E or secfetrt.
I N 1TED STATES OK AM ERICA, I
State of Illinois (
I. Ias N. Pearon, srretiiry of Mate of the
state of I liinois, do hereby certify that the foreir -imfisatrueenjjr
of "an act to provide fur the
printing acd distribution of ballots at public (i
penae, and for the nomination of cat.dida eo for
poblic offices, to regulate the manner ot holding
elections, and to enforce the secrecy of the ballot.
the original of wh cn Is now on fli in this offl e
seal. In witrs whereof, I hereto et
my hand and affix the great seal of Mate,
atthecityof 8piingfi rt, this 1st day
Ju y, A.D. 1S91. I. N. Pearson.
Secretary of Slate.
STATE OK ILLINOIS. I
Rock Island Cocktt )
Comity Court of Rock Island Connty. to the Jn'y
Term. A. D . lSsl.
Charles H Kent, executor of the last will and
testament of William L. Cook, deceased, vs.
Manraret H. Cook, Elijah B. Cook, Emma L.
Kolff. Catherine W. Rislev, Julia M Ash, Nel
lie French, JesMe J. Cook, William L. Cook.
Frederick S. Cook, Charles H. Cook, Emma
Ml ler, Emm i bint;, Alice Maton. 'ih.nuas W.
Grafton. John Ai-tet and John li. Taylor Peti
tion to sell real estate to pay debts.
Affidavit of the non-res decce of John H. Tav
lor. Elij ib B. Cook, Emma L. Ko ff, Catherine V.
Ris-ley, Ju'.ia SI. Ash. Nellie French, JesMe J
Coot. William L Cook. Frederick S Cook.
Cbar!e 11. ( ook. En ma Miller. Emma Thirj aid
Alice Mason, defendauts above named, havirjr
been fl!ea in the otfiae of the clerk of the county
court of Rock llrd connty, noti.-e is hereby
given to the sa'd John H Tajjor, s"l;jih B. Cook,
Kmma L. Rolff, Catherine W. Rislev. Julia M.
Ash. Nellie French, Jessie J. Cook. Wil.iara L
Cook. Frederick S. Cook. Charles H. Cook. Emma
Miller, Emma Thir.g and Alice Mason, that the
said p's'M ff . Char es li. Ken', executi r of the
last will and testament of William L. Cook, de
ceased, has filed his petition in the said countv
conrt of Hock Is'ani county for an order ts sell
the premises beio' gir.g to the slate of said de
ceased, or so m- ch .f it as may be needed to t ay
the deb.s of said deceased, and described as fol
lhat certain tract of land commencinjone hun
dred and twenty-seven and one-hall (1ST' feet
sonth from the liorthwest comer ft lot cumber
one (1). in block cumber two ii , in Cbarleg
Bnford's addition to the city of Rock Island, on
what was formerly known as Wasaington stteet,
and running thetce east para'lel with what was
formerly known as Green street one hu-dred and
seventy il70) feet to what was formerly known a
Cherry stteet. thence sonth forty-four (44) feet,
thence wes' one huurtred ard seventy ilT0)feet
to sail Washington street, thence north with said
Washington street to the place cf beginning, sit
nated in the connty of Rock Islatd and s'aie of
Ihiiiois, and that a summons has been Usnetl out
of said coutt ajamsi you. returnable at the July
term, A. D. ism of said court, to be holden o the
first Monday of July, A. D.. 191, at the court
house in the city cf Rock Is. aud in Rock Ialaud
Now. unle-a you, the ia'd John H. Taylor, Elijah
B. Ciiok, Emma L. Rolff, Cttherlre W. Iti lev,
Jnha M. Ah, Nellie French, .Ie9i"le .1. Cook. Wt'l
'ian L. Co.ik, Frederick S Cook. Chirles H. Cook,
Kmma Milier, Emma Thing and Alica Mason
hall persoi ally be and appear b-fore said countv
conn of Rock ls'and county and plead. auser or
demur to the said compamact's petl ion filed
herein as required by Uw, the same and the mat
ters and things therein charged acd sHied wiil be
taken as confessed, and a decree entered against
yon according to the prater of said bill
Rock Island, 111., Jun- 24, IStti.
Jjicksox A Htrst. HJaLMAR KOHLER.
Complainant's Solicitors. C erk of said Court.
STATh. OP ILLINOIS, I
Rock Island Cockti. f
In the circuit court at the Scptemder term, A.
P., lfM. la Ch.ncir. Bi.l for t pacific per
formance. Ma ison K. Wright vs. Naomi L, Eavenport. Cath
erine Davenport. Ilenry C. Eavenpurt. nbtnzer
I'avenprrt. Joseph L. DavenDort, Thomws J.
Rotinson, Fiedenck Weyerhauser, and John
To thr above named defendants Naomi I- Dav
enport. Cats.: rine Dareaunrt, Benry C. Daven
port, beneer C. Davenport and Joseph L. Da v.
Affidavit of your non-residence having been
fl ed in the cffLcu of the clerk of said court, notice
is here b v liven te you that the above named com
plainant has this day filed in said eou this bill of
comp.amt against you on the chancery side of
said coart aid I bit a summons in chancery has
seen issued aeainst yon. returnable to the next
term of said cireu t court, to be begun and holden
at tb-court h' use in tae ty of Kock Island, in
sail cumv on the first .Mot. day of September, A.
I.. 1S1. at woieh tine and place mi w li up ear
and plea.', answer or demur to s id bill of cotu
1 la n . if vcu fit
hoek island. II.. .Inly S). A D .11 SSI.
GfcioKGB w. gamble.
Clerk ef sa d Court.
wEKRT& Walker, Sol's forCompll
otice to Contractors.
Sealed proposals will be received at the city
clerk's office, nock is and, HI , until o'clock p.
m., Monday, Auirust 3 1S81, for cjuslructi-g the
improvement ordered by an ord nance edii.ed.
"An ordmanze for the cinatrnctioB of a sewer on
Ninth stteet from thi center ot the alley between
Fust and Second avenues to conaect witn the
main sewer on r ifth aveno wt lateral branches
in tue slieyasnd between tfrrst and Second, Sec
ond aud Third and Fourth aveonea respectively"
and amendments thereto pasted May &, 180, Sep
tember 1. ltW, respeaUvely.
Flaas snd sveciflcat ona for said lmprovemert
on Die in the citv clerk's office.
All bids must be accompanied with a certified
check in the sum of 100 as a guarantee that if the
bid is accet tMi contract will becuund into and
The city reserves the ribl to reject any acd all
Kock Island. Ill . Jnly 11. 1891.
110BKRT KOELUER, City Clerk.
Joticb to Contractors.
Sealed prooosals i'l be reef Wed at tr.e city
C'.er.'a office. Rock Island, HI., until Monday,
Aognst 1. 1 91, t 6 o'clock p m.. for construe titig
tbe imtroveu.ent o.dered bv tn ordinance of said
city, passed April S9, lt9f, en til led, -An ordi
nance tor the improvement of SeveEteeth street
from the sonth line of Second avenue to the north
Une of Third avenue.
Plans and si education for raid Improvement
on file tn the city clerk a office
All bids must be accompanied with s certified
clteck in the sum of X) a suarantee that if tbc
bid is accepted that a contract will be nte ed in
to and tha performenoe of it propel ly secured.
Blank bids will be furciahed on application at the
city clerk'a office.
The city reatrfes the right to reject any and all
. kOBSBT BOBHLSB, CH Clerkv
-HA.8 DECIDED -TO SELL OUT HIS-
On that Account Our whole Stock of
Cloli, Hats an!
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS
Has to be Disposed of
AT ANY PRICE.
Worth of Men's, Boys' and Children's Clothing
To be Bought for
115 and 117 West Second Street, DAVENPORT, IA.
A WELL KNOWN PACT.
That Carse & Cos Shoe House is the largest
exclusive Shoe house in this Entire section.
Have attained their present size by proverbial
HONESTY and strict attention to the shoe
CARSE & CO.,
Only handle the BEST goods made and BUY
i 1 1 1 f-i i 1 1 i 1 1 i i mm TTi-Jiiii rj friirwr
4.xa. vvw li WAiA lllV IIIUIIUIUUIUIVI.
CARSE & CO.,
Don t need to say anything about their LOW
PRICES, their ever increasing trade adver
tises them in that line sufficient.
CARSE & CO,
1622 Second Avenue
mores U pimple. tnklvm ud iicoirmtion. 'j
MUe by mil u ri cu aruiiwu, or uuuiea for ao el.
In stamps by
SCHOOL OF Sa.-
1 Tt r Q D I Ml V VALENTINE BROS..
1 1 1 ton Am I w-ijAsTnx. ifa.
J. T. T3IXOJST,
And Dealer in Mens Fine Woolens.
1706 Second Avenue.