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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY,
nr.TmiT?i? in iqoi rr
.....h nlni Needles
''Tw the Superstitions.
f ,f shown in the nccora-
Jit .inffis the Anoliiuin tassel
toni','11 T, . ,i wh rh it
-Bo Sim.- give themselves
I ,n .i when listeniriK to these
m anoM belief that l hey fore
.. roroaD Oi nut the only
VfhttntacbarBl to the An
AZ perforation of wood, furni
a IS 1 J. riven him in France
etf-'''" " r. ?,."; imlet."
;E "I.EATIl ATCI1," OR "GIMLET."
be larval state (3, 4) the insect live
9i burum tliroiiKh the interior, and
co fci-i;a (,f 's presence. It is
j cntverte'l into a chrysalis, and
Ur weeks the perfect insect (1, 2)
L'.rs.cd iii"k''.s its exit from the wood
i ar'U'iil noie. Mimennics in Rucn
that the wowd is completely
,.r-iV(l n:id destroyed (3). The
-cvftic tickinc noise is made by the
M,in'ini! itself upon its bind feet,
t-: afirt of seesaw movemeut strik-
k pojift upon which it is standing
rhtiiiitentM' and forefeet. Although
j.-ilartiekiiitf noise, when heard in a
i,in,:rHt night, has rather a weird
:, r.i only the call of a harmless little
;'. am! much less to be dreaded than
:rcmi;ory hum of a hungry Dios-
i.cthrr species, the A. pertinax, re-
Biiif ftmn the pertinacity with
L it simulates death when captured.
fc;i: allow itseJ to he plunged into
: :. alclioi, or even to be burned alive.
I nut fiiowiiii; any signs or life, lhe
Kntion shuws the perfect insect, also
.irvu, both in magnified and in natural
. 1: arwireil originally in la Nature,
. ;is ile-n!e.l in a recent issue of Pop-
r science News.
Soldering Class to Metal.
:;e Manufacturers' Gazette describes a
t nutiioil, in vented by a Frenchman, for
ttnirsiast to any metal that will take
r Tue g!iis is slightly warmed, and
:Ua;i!ie:l hy means of a brush aquan
of neutral chloride of platinum and
nzed oil of chamomile, the glass hav-
: irn previously covered by a thin coat-
!.' piatmtim. lhe oil slowly evaporat-
F traits a pungent, white vapor, which
p.-Lised away the whole affair is
sic subject to a red beat, and reducing
fp.atinim leaves n thin layer of metal
lit. Tne plated glass is then treated to
lath in sulphate of copper, and the coat-
rmniircteil with the negative pole of a
Ii:;witiy strong battery, when a coating
ojiper is deposited so thick and strong
ntne platinum, rendering it suitable
In worked iu any way and can be treat
it metal in the soldering. The durabil-
F and tenacity of the article subject to
treatment is said to be truly wonder
land is applied more to the uniting of
s.uoes to metal than in any instance.
A Clock as a Gunner.
I.V.Halifax. X. S., a signal gun is fired
r-a .ne citadel each day at noon and at
p m. The Iiorolocica! Review ex-
f-iia that a cable has been laid from a
maker's establishment to the citadel,
J is connected with a clock which anto-
pcauy fires the gun. The dial of the
s onomical clock has two small recep
'' con taiuimr merenrv. One of these is
t Mctd th.-it the reverse end of the record
tod will touch the mercurv when the in
pt eil J ptiiuru to thfl BivHi.th Mfnnil
'aen the ii, unite hand touches the one
"pMclmifi t lie second band touches the
Mr tne circuit is completed, and the big
pa at the citadel is discharged by an elee
f current passing through the clock.
Primitive Vi.. f t . ... i i-,
Tb Cochin Chi na people strike two pieces
JaQlhoil In..... I. 1 mi -
y-: o. amorphous, silexlike flint on the
...uuooo yields a spark at a
irp lm,w. A traveler tells that the jun-
l.m- ' i"c,lu) ureii oy tne excessive
v -lion of the bamboos during a gale. The
,, o-iso .ortn isorneo ana the
-"ate .Malays carry attached to the gir-
" Joint of , I -r
Lj,. " uimm, uiueu uneiy carved,
L J1,""1''' and a fragment of porce-
P l The bit. of ,.1.1, -U. j
k. fin,, j " ll-o uuuer u dkju
t h l , Bnd Rtruck aKaiu8t th bam-
r " " " "el" m tne other, general-
I " at tne Brst blow.
B'.t Method of CleanlnC Brw
method prescribed for cleaning brass
rt Slate8 ttrenals is to make a mix
le.. Part common nitric acid and
Z ? nciad ln a stone jar,
a pau m fresh water and
I a!'; .llust- The articlesTtf i.o .r-at-to
the 1Qt tlie acid- then tbrown
F'wdfct ( m ".n"7 rnbbea with
to hril!i,,7 , mcuV "e'y cnauges tnem
... ..Jr. Jt lue orass has he
Ffraww , ae' that the ba"
P1 I,. i IT 1 cu P'an id to be
r "ii in thi. u-ni,4
Creasy it is fif a t. "
T ,e i "rinkle In Welding.
''e lrnr. T i ...
- review tells or a new
n.t i . .... , . : -
r'P Wds f. " refer8 Principally to
' ros qq!?': . ' shells and the like. The
l:,eofthe r""1 ,'irst for"iK boles in
tue ...... 1 Jrta to le united so that.. -hT.
6,uvient ,?L ted and welled byny
,,ftkeoth(.i.l ,a PortiD of themetul
i,0K8tren...:ln WiU 1)6 forced ,nto 8aid
Ci!'tis hol"I"!niIiK the Jint- In modifl
'' welded anrt rrmedin bth thePr
made to ro T "e case8 tne8e nole
perted. mc,,ie aJ pins or riveU are
T HerToni ana Debltated Hen.
If you will send me Your address we
will mail you our illustrated pamphlet
xpls.ini3g all about Dr. Dye's celebrated
dectro v oltaic belt and appliances, and
ibeir cb trming effects upon the nervous
dabilitaled system, and how they will
quickly restore you to vigor, manhood
md health. Pamphlet fiee. It you are
bus affl cted, we will send you a belt and
appliant eg on trial.
Voltaic Bklt Co.. Marshall, Mich.
Call o-i E. B. McKown for hard wood
and soft coal. Telephone 1.198.
boald be isplay4 in bmying aii
tiM aVove all things. la selecting a
remedy for any disease, yon should b
pecitivs that it eontaina nothing inj
rions ti the health. Many remedies
oa the market leave the patient la a
inch worse condition, than befoao
la pnjidy vegetable, and perfectly
harmless; the most delicate child caa
take it with absolute safety. It contains
a mercury or minerals of any kind,
and yet it never fails to cure ta ia
axes it is recommended for.
lask ca Blood aad Skia diseases fraa,
inft Spsoifie Ca., itlanta, Oa
- COT Y RJfl HTKD
hO Din : ! HO FUSS! 140 BACK ACHE!
The wo ten know a stood tliina nnd will
nave it ana wky suould nut men ukewibe use
1 cemt a foot
jj will pay for changing the ap
pearance of old Furniture so
completely that it will look like new.
WILL DO IT. SK FOR IT.
WOLFF & RANDOLPH, Ph!J.Klolphla.
WOLF to RANDOLPH. Philadelphia
Tb not a cm metic In the s ne in which that term
Is popularly used, but permanently beautifies. It
creates a ft, smooth, clear, velvety skin, and by
daily use p-adually makes the complexion several
shades whiter. It Is a constant protection from
the effects f sun and wind and prevents snn
burn and f-eckles. and bis ck heads will never
come while oa use It. It cleanses the face far
better man soap ana water, nonrisnes ine skm
tissues and thus prevents ite lormation or wrink
les. It crives the freshness, clearness and smooth
ness of skin that you bad when yon was a little
girl. Every lady, young or old, ought to use it,
as it gives a more yocthful appearance to any
lady, and that permanently. It contains no acid,
powder or alkali, and Is as harmless as dew and
a noun n me to tne sktm as aew is to tne nower.
Price $1 00, at alldrncdistg and hairdressers.
or at Mrs. (tervaise Graham's establlsnroent, ICS
Pot street. San Francisco, wheie she treats la
dies for all blemishes of the face or figure. La
dies at a distance treated by letter. herA stamp
lor ner hum no ok mow to oe ueautirui."
SAMPLE BOTTLE mailed free to any lad on
receipt of lOcents in stamps to pay for postage
ana pacRini. r.aay agents wamea.
Cares the worst cases of "Freckles. Sunburn,
Sallownets. 1oth-notrhe. Plmnles. and all skin
blemishes. Price 1.50. Harmless and ef
fective. Pi o sample can be sent. Lady agents
THE DRVGGTST in ths town who firet orders
a bill of my preparations will have his name ad
ded to this .advertisement.
My preparations are for sale, by -wholesale
arui?ts in cnicago ana every city west or it.
G. E. WISWALL & GO.,
Chicago's Finest Shot Store.
Stock tha Largest.
Goods tie Finest.
Prices th 3 Lowest
Men's nnd Ladies
Hand Sewed Welt Shoes.
(Send for Catalogue.
C. E. WISWALL & CD.,160 State St, Chicaga
O. O X).
221 and 223
AL Laundrf Work done on ihort notice.
A peclaltj of Dresa Skirts.
Prices as Low as the Lowest.
J. M. BEAKnsi.r.v.
JACKSON & HDKST.
O.Ntl0Di.) Bunk Bnllding. Rock Island, I1L
wsskbt. a. t. un
SWEESET ft WALKER,
ATTORNEY8 AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW
oac In Becgeton'e block. Rock Island, DL
ATTORNEY'S AT LAW Loan money on rood
security, make collections. Reference, Mitcb
eii Lmdp. hankers. Office in Portofflce block.
T1IE DAILY ARhL'S.
FOR SAXB EVEHY EVENING at Crampton's
News Stand. Five cents per copy.
DR. J. E. HAWTHORNE,
Teeth extracted withont pain by the 'new
method. Office over Don's,
ro. 1617 Second avenne. Rock Island.
Mitchell & Ljnde's Block. Rooms 29-81.
E. M. PEAECE,
Room 33 in Mitchell A LynoVe newfblock.
Express and Moving.
All orders promptly attended to. Char
i iave orders at K. Trenaman'a Harness
snopon Market pquare.
STATE SAVINGS BANK.
MOLINE, - ILLS.
Office Corner Fifteenth street and Third Ave,
Succeeds the Moline Savings Bank. Organized 18C9
5 FEB CENT. INTEREST PAID OS DEPOSITS.
- Organized under State Laws.
Open from 9 a. m. to Sr m and Wednesday and
Satnrnay nights from 7 to 8.
Porter Skinner, ... President
H. A. Ainsworth, - - Vice-President
C. If. EaaiiiViT, ... Cashier
Porter Skinner, S. W. Wheelock,';
'. A. Rose, H. A. AlnsworthV
6. H. Edwards, W. U. Adams,
Andrew inhere, C. F. Bemenway,
Hiram Darli ms .
W. C. MAUCKER,
Having purchased the
Property which he has had refitted for the to
tel business, to now prepared to accom
modat transient guests.
Dav and Regular Boarding
at very reasonable prices.
He la also engaged in the
at the same place with a choice lot of Groceries,
Farm produce s specialty.
For sale by all first-class Grocery dealers.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M. & L. J. PARKER,
fSTFirst-class work and special attention to
RING VS UP,
Telephone No. 1214
A pamp tlet of Information and ab-f-
V J?Vv "tract o'Uie wws,sliowinic How togM
"4" Obtain Pstouta, Caveats, lTnde.ifita
XjT-QiiLartMt Opyricbta. tent frecS
BUY A BUFFALO
Wyomirnr lot. It's the eomtna; dry of Wyom
tag. Has waterworks, electric UKhU."fin
mills. Located ln the garden of Wf010:
Produced the prize potato crop of the' Uni""
States in 1. t or maps and furthc inloi.
mation apply to w
MANS THOM. Buffa10 wy-
CHICAGO, BOCK ISLAND PACIriC RAIL
. . way Depot corner Fifth avenne and Tbirtv-
n. rmuimer, IK.
TRAIN8. tLatva. t Arrive.
Wuncii Blntle & Minneso-1 Vf. ZTZi
ta Day Express f 4 :35 am, 1 :00 am
l-Vt"17 P"y "P"... 5:60 am sil: pm
ashmgton Express 8 :S8 pm li :05 pm
Conncil Bluffs Minneso- I L.
ta Express f 7:80pm TKam
Conncil Blu3 Denver I .
Limited Vestibnle Ex.. ;5n :89 am
Kansas City Limited 10 IS8 pm 4:S4am
Atlantic Accommodation 8-30 am S:15 pm
tOoing wefl. tQoing east. Daily.
BL'KLINGTON RoUlE-CM B. U. RAIL-
, "T-Depot First avenne and SixUenth St.,
M.J, tonng, aitent,
TRAINS. 1 t.BAVS ABBIVB.
St. Loaie Kxpress e ;45 am 6 :45 am
Si" uis Kxpress I 7 .35 pm 7:18 pra
St. Panl Express 6:45 prr. 7:56 am
ttearastowa Passenger 3:55 pm 10:3Sam
WayFreifht(Monmonth)... 9:25 am l:!iOpm
ay Freight (Sterling) l:lpni 10:10am
Sterline Passenger 7:40 am 6:48 pm
Uuhuone 10::i8am 9:08 pm
CHICAGO. MILWAUKEE A ST. PAUL RAIL
way Racine A Sonthweetern Division De
pot Twentieth street, between First and Second
avenne. E. D. W. Holmes, agent.
TRAINS. Lr,Avm Abrivb.
W"1' and ttxpree? ... 6:453 S .00 pm
St. Panl Expr. ss 8:16 pm 11:25 am
H. AccoiLmodation i:00n 10:10am
Ft. Accommodation 7:86ait 8:10pm
A pot First avenne and Twentieth street.
Fast Mall Express
8:10 ami 7:30 pm
2:40 pm1 1:30 pm
9:10 am 3:00 pm
4 :00 pm ! 8:05 am
MOST DIRECT ROUTE TO THE
East, South and Southeast.
Lv. Rock Island .
3:04 i m
3 57 pm
4 !U nm
1 :15 pm
8 :45 m
4 00 pm
1 :.(! am
8 :00 pm
10 :00 pm
12: iu H I
10 :00 am
LV. Peoria 10:15sml 4:10pm
Ar. Rock Island 1:30 pmj 7:30 pm
Arrr.nirflnfl.tinr ..-... 1.
6:00a. m. and 6.45 p. m; arrive at Peoria 3:45 p.
m. and :30 a. m. leave Peojia 6:C0 a. m. and
7:15 p.m; arrive Rock Island 4 :00 p. m. and 8:05
All train nr. A m '.1 . J
-..... .. .1 j cA.cr.ouiiunj,
All passe' ger trains arrive and depart Union
Free Chair car on Fast Express between Rock
" uuu uu retina, uum uireciiunv. Wftmf.
Through ticket 10 all points : baggage cnecked
Ihmnoli ,n .1 . . . i i .... I
Lt. Rock Island.
5 40 1 m
' Rock Island..
H. B. SUDLOW,
A from. ; Accom
6.2i) am li..'0pm
7.00 am I 1.45 pm
7.o ami B.mi t
Gen'l Tkt. Agent.
0CqUIIITH) WITH THE GEOGRAPHY OF THIS COUNTRY IU 0BTAIH
MUCH VALUABLE INFORUATION FROM A 8TUDY OF THIS MAP OF THE
CMcap, Eoci Islani & Pad By,
Th. Direct Route to and from Chicago, Jollrt, Ottawa,
Peoria, La Salle, Moline, Rock Island, in ILLINOIS;
Daveoport, Muscatine, Ottumwa, Oskaloosa, Des
Moines, tVlnterset, Audubon, Barlan and Council
BlufTa, in IOWA ; Minneapolis and St. Paul, ln MIX
KESOTA; Waterton-n and Sioux Falls, in DAKOTA ;
Cameron, St. Josspb and Kansas City, ln MISSOURI;
Omaha, Lincoln, Fairbury and Nelson, ln NEBRASKA ;
Atchison, Leavenwortb, Horton, Topeka, Hutchinson.
Wichita, Belleville, Abilene, Dodge City, Caldwell, in
KANSAS ; Kingfisher, EI Reno and Minco, ln INDIAN
TERRITORY; Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo,
In COLORADO. Traverses new areas of rich farming
and grazing lands, affording th. best facilities of inter,
communication to all towns and cities east and west,
northwest and southwest of Chicago aad to Pacific aad
VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS
Leading all competitors ln splendor of equipment,
between CHICAGO and DES MOINES, COUNCIL
BLUFFS and OMAHA, and between CHICAGO and
DENVER, COLORADO SPRINGS and PUEBLO, via
KANSAS CITY and TOPEKA and via ST. JOSEPH.
Flrst-Class Day Coaches, FREE RECLINING CHAIR
CABS, and Palace Sleepers, with Dining Car Serrlca.
Close connections at Denver and Colorado Springs with
diverging railway Unas, now forming th. new and
TRANS-ROCK Y MOUNTAIN ROUTE
Over which superbly-eqnlpped train run dally
THROUGH WITHOUT CHANGE to and from Salt
Lane city, ogam ana Ban F-wiaco. THE ROCK
ISLAND Is also th. Direct ana Favorite Lin. to and
from Manltou. Pike's Peak and all other sanitary and
scenic resorts and cities and mining districts to Colorado,
DAILY" FAST EXPRESS TRAINS
From St Joseph and Kansas City to and from all im
portant towns, cities and sections In Southern Nebraska,
Kansas and th. Indian Territory. Also via ALBERT
LEA ROUTE from Kansas City and Chicago to Water
town. Sioux Falls, MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL,
connectlong for all points north and northwest between
the lakes and tb. Pacific Coast.
For Tickets, Maps, Folders, or desired Information
apply to any Coupon Ticket Office ln the United States
or Canada, or address
E. ST. JOHN, JOHN SEBASTIAN.
Genl Manager, Genl Tkt. A Pass. Art,
FUlRRAMlf P. CO. fjr jt&r0-
Successor to A dam eon & Ruicb,
"Rnrvk Tsln-nd 111-
Shop Nineteenth St., bet. First and Second Avenue,
General Jobbing and Repairing promptly done.
"Second Hand Machinery bought, sold and repaired.
H. SLEMON & SON,
toves and Xi,
Baxter Banner Cooking and Heating Stoves and the Geneseo Cooking 8tOTt.
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Work.
1R08 SECOND AVE., ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
J JUL. CHKISTIT,
Steam Cracker Bakery,
xinrtcmii or okackxki ako Biacnrrti.
Aik your Orooer (or them. They axe beet.
(VBpadaKlMr Tk. Cmrbrty "OTirXB" and tha Cfcrtaty "WATEK."
BOCK ISULND, ILL.
SETTERS & ANDERSON,
Contractors and. Bnildera.
XL KTJTDB 01 OAJBPZJTTEB WORK SOHa.
s-esksnl fokklac 4o am akMrt Oot am4 aatlafaetkn raarantaoc.
Oelo and Shop Ult Tonrtk Arenoe, v BOCK ISLAJfD tt.t X
Fall and Winter Stock
-OP GOODS BECEIVKD BY-
HOPPE: The Tailor
t3"Call and Examine.
Qpen for the Season,
(molikk Avenue) Joe Huber's Garden,
A magnificent place for picnics, parties, etc
CONTEACTOR AND BUILDER,
Shop corner Twenty-second street and Ninth avenne. Residence 2935
W is prepared to make estimates and do all kinds of Carpenter work. Give him a trial.
Proprietor of the Brady Street
I All kinds of Cot Flowert constantly on hand.
Given Houses Flower Store
One block north of Central Park, the largest in la. 804 Brady Street, Davenport, Iowa.
C. J. W. SCHREINER,
Contractor and. Builder,
1121 and 1133 Fourth avenne. Residence 1119 Fonrth avenue.
Flans and specifications furnished on all classes of work : also ajrent of Willer's Patent Inside
eliding Blinds, something new, stylish and desirable. .
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
GEORGE CHAFER, Proprietor.
Vat Second Avenne, Comer of sixteenth 8 tree - Oppoette Harper's Theatre. "
The choicest Wines, Liquors, Beer and Clears always on Hani
Free Lunch Every Day a a. Sandwiches Furnished on She: t Sottoe