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THE AKGUS; THUKSDAY, NOVEMBER 19. 1891.,
"An American Bo;" at the theatre to-
. night. .
C. O. Davis, of Aspen, Col., is in the
city fishing with friends.
T. J. Robinson and . D. Sweeney left
last night for Kansas City on business. ;
Dolly Bros, new shoe store will be
opeo this evening ready for business.
Choice winter apples Jeniton, king.
spy, creening and bellflower at Long's.
Gils Eoglin has just received a new lot
of fancy plaid pants patterns. They are
Don't fail to examine the nice line of
Boston rubbers at Dolly Bros', No. 307
Found A cape for a child's 'o'oak.
Owner may have same by calling at Ar
ons office and pro vine property. v
Mrs. Eatherine Farrell and MUs Cos
tello returned last night from Chicago,
where they have been for several days
There will be a test of , the Miller
Chemical engine on a fire at i o'clock
Friday at "engine house No, 1. S. A.
Hitchcock, Agent. 7,.'
The standing committees of the Rock
Island Citizens' Improvement association
meet tonight to organiZ9. A large at
tendance is urged.
Call on Gus Eoglin and leave your order
for a winter suit or overcoat. lie has a
large assortment to select from, and as
for good-fit and workmanship, he cannot
be beaten. . , '
The work of raising the steamer, A. J.
Whitney, which was sunk just below L
Claire, was finished, yesterday, and the
boat brought to Capt, Whitney's boat
yards in the lower pari of the city.
J. S. Gil mote had trouble with Con
ductor Smith, of the red line, a day or
two ago, and today the latter filed infor
mation in the county court charging Mr.
Gilmore with assault and bartery.
IHYid L. Ripley, of Drury township,
was adjudged insane in the county court
today and ordered committed to the hos
pital for the Insane. Be is a farmer 51
years of age. and no cause is assigned for
the unbalancing of his mind.
Miss Battie DuSer, a domestic in the
family of H. A. J. McDonald, 2226
Fourth avenue, fell into a cellar door last
evening and sustained ir j lries which, al
though not serious, will confine her to
ber bed for some time.
The committee in charge of the fair
which jit closed at Turner ball will give
a dance this evening in honor of the
ladies whoasi3ted in making it a success.
Tickets 33 cents; supper extra. Bleoer's
orchestra will furnish music; George
There is a wild rumor afloat concern
ing the syndicate and the probability of
its surrendering its possessions in Daven
port, and perhaps on this side of the river,
to another corporation, but the report
has as yet not been traced to a reliable
The sleet and ice early this morning
made it tough sleding for the electric cars
especially the single motors for a
time, but Assistant Supt. Bill managed to
keep everything moving until the snow
melted and the custom wy regularity
could be established." '
The ladies of the United Presbyterian
church will ask the patronage of their
friends next week, Friday. In the after
noon and evening a splendid display of
fancy work will be offered - for sale at
moderate prices. A supper for business
men especially will be ready at 6 o'clock.
Four pleas of guilty were entered and
sentence fixed (8 follows in the county
court today: James Cunningham, for
larceny, 60 days in the county jail; Ed
ward Nolan, larceny, 60 days in jail;
William Bell, two charges of larceny, 60
days in jiil on the first, 'and 30 days in
jlil on the second.
Bige Bickford had the index and middle
fingers of bis right hand smashed while
coupling cars in the " Rock Island yards
last night, and Dr. Plummerjwas obliged
to amputate both, at the first joint. A
year ago Mr. Bickford lost the first j lints
on the same fingers of his left hand in a
The many friends of Will Eyster, who
is now on the Pdcifip coast, will be pleas
ed to know'that he is about to return to
Rock Island, having acceptei the posit
tion of local manager of the Adams Wall
Paper house. He is possessed of not
only admirable : business '.qualifications
but of a genial, warm hearted disposi
tion. . ; ( T - r
The Allocs among other friends of the
popular CO. Bloom, erstwhile head clerk
of the Rock Island house, and now occu
pying a like position ' in the Continental
at Chicago, is the recipient of a neat lit
tle folder with Mr. Bloom's compliments
and entitled "The Beart of Chicago " It
Used ia Millions of Homes
is a complete' and comprehensive guide'
to the business part of the great city
with the Continental in the best located
section oE it. ; . :
At the residence of Capt James Blais
dell, 1218 Third avenue last evening, Rev.
W. B. Si: aw, of Davenport, united in
marriage A. D. Martin and Miss Helen
8. BlaisdcU. The groom is one of the
members of the staff of the Daily Union
aud is making his maik In the world. He
has secur.-d one of Rock Island's most
charming youn? ladies for bis bride. Tee
Argcs extends its best wishes all around.
The will of the late C.H.Stoddard
was filed for probate in the county court
today. It is da'c.1 March 31, 1891, and
witnessed by Marcus Bull and Stephen A.
Collins. After providing for the payment
of all debtshe bequeathes to his son
Charles B the sum of $5,000. to bis
daughter Mrs. Anna G. Walker, $5,509,
and to his daughter Mrs 8usan E. Pettit,
$6 000; an 1 directs that the executor of
the will provide for the payment of
$200 per year toward the support of his
father, M. A. Stoddard, now residing
with a daughter in Denver, Col., and the
rest and residue of the estate is to go to
The sub-committee on location, of the
Twin-City Columbian Celebration com
mittee, composed of Chairman Volte and
W. R. Moore of the Moline committee,
and Dr. Cra'g and E H. Guyer, of the
Rock Island committee, met the Brooks
heirs last ni;;ht and made a formal offer
of $50,000 for the 25-acre tract decided
upon, with the understanding , that the
estate take a part of the stock and . sign
ao option on those grounds, but Mrs.
Brooks and her sons could not render an
aoiwer until they had considered it
further. If Huoh terms could be agreed
upon it would meet with much gratifica
tion in both cities .besides giving the corns
mittee more lor exposition purposes. J.
W. Atkinson, of the Moline committee,
has resigned. .
Hillsdale, Nov. 18. Everybody is
preparing for winter these days.
Mrs. D M. Martin is suffering from an
ulceration of the throat.
Fender, N indie and Msrtin shipped
two tons of poultry to Lyndon last week.
Most of the farmers are through pick
ing corn, which is of a good quality and
G. W McMirphy started for Centrallis,
Wis.. Monday with some heavy horses
which he experts to sell tbem.
CHILDREN. EATEN BY WOLVES.
Three of Thru W ithin a Few Miles T
St. 'ul' City Hmll.
ST. Paul, Xc v. 19. Three children were
killed and par'jally devoured by wolves
atXew Brighton, but a few miles from
St. Paul's city halL yesterday afternoon.
The slaughter of the little ones was in
the woods adjacent to the Twin
City stock yards, and while the
crnel beasts were feast in? cn the
tender bodies of their victims hun
dreds of stalvart men were using ax
and cleaver in tie killing of cattle within
shouting distaiice. The occurrence has
terribly excited the community, and today
a band of 300 hunters, armed with rifles
aud accompanitd by dogs, will make a
concerted attack upon the wolves and
drive the savage beasts out of their neigh
borhood at leant
Deadly Work t m CroMing.
GREESSBrHG, Xov. 19. Last even
ing James Walsh, William Galvin, John
McCain, aud Wil .iara McCain attempted
to cross the Sont iwest Pennsylvania rail
road tracks at lierriers's Crossing in a
wagon. Just as t hey reached the crossing
the Yoaghioghenr express struck the un
fortunates. WaUh, Galvin, and Johnny
McCain were i intently killed. William
McCain is fatslly injured. The two Mc
Cains were boys of 8 and 6 respectively.
Fatal Frea of Natural Vac.
XoBLEfrVlLLK. lad., Xov. 19. Mary Ann
Huffman, a widow, and her two sons, of
Lapelle, were found in their rooms
Wednesday suffocated by escaping nat
ural gas. The yc tuner tun, aged 17 years,
was dead when foand. and the other son,
SO years of age, has since died. The
mother ia unconscious and cannot live.
Eleveo Buildings Burned.
Edcertox, Mo., Xov. 19 Yesterday
morning fire start d in the drug store of
the Edgerton Drii- company and tpread
rapidiy, laying the entire business por
tion of the village in ashes. Eleven build
ings were destroyed, entailing a lot of
to0,000, with an insurance of l.r 00!).
A handsome complexion is one of the
greatest charms a woman can possass
Puzzoni's Complei ion powder gives it
A DBIAK OF HAPPINESS
May 6s followed by a -aornlng of "La Grippe."
Easily, and why? Bee lose tbe displacement of
covering in bed, a negWted dranpbt from a partly
cio-ed window, an opet tranwim connected witn
a windy entry in a hotrL may convey lo yonr nos
trils and Inns tbe deat i-dcaltng blat. Terrible
and swift are the iuroacs made by Ibis new des
troyer. The medicatt d aliobolic principle in
Hoxtetter'a etoma.cn Bitter will check the dire
complaint. A persiatec se in this preventive of it
further .development ill absolutely checkmate
the dtiverout milady. Unmeditated alcoholic
stimulants are of little r no vslne. The Just me
dium is tbe Bitters . No i esseffictciont is it In cases
of malaria, biilionsness, eonstipatlon. rheumatism,
dyspepsia and kidney trouble. Ths weak are
nsuallv tbose upon wean disease fastens first.
Invigorate with toe Biti ts.
40 Years the Standard.
MEMORY A -TE6T OF. AGE. '
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Wliy Scenes anil Incident of Childhood
Heroine Vivid la Closing Years.
- Memory is often a good test of age.
When a person begins to find the recollec
tion of current and recent work; failing,
and when he finds the recollection of
events of the eJirly part of his life acutely
perceptible, and by a kind of spontaneity
recurrent, the evidence is certain that the
mind of that person is aging. The. fact is
still further emphasized if, with the re
membrance of past days, there Is a sympa
thetic response calling forth a sentimental
feeling either of pleasure or of pain. -,t .
There is probably a physiological reason
for these phenomena. . In early life certain
centers of the brain are filled with impres
sions aud images which have become fixed,
and for a time quiescent. They sleep.
While they sleep ot her parts of the brain
are charged with new impressions, which
remain in activity, provoking the physical
body into new and continued action, and
constituting the life of the individual as it
is seen at work, nay, hs it really is. But time
goes on, and under the active life the brain
centers receiving the later impressions tire,
wear out and for working purposes sus
pend function and die. Their suspension
is not, however, the suspension of the
whole of the cerebral organs. .
The parts first impressed and imprinted
the parts that carry the latent impres
sions remain intact, and no longer op
pressed and obscured by that which has
accumulated upon them, begin once more
to live and display their activities. - So
aged people who forget the names of those
who are staring them iu the face, who for
get tbe details of the last ride or walk or
work, and who forget engagements, letters
and hours of meals, remeniber with tbe
freshness. 6T youth the friends of their
youth; the places, habits, conversations,
event that have long since passed and have
been so long in oblivion.
The study of memory in relation to age
is full of practical as well as philosophical
importance. It bears on the value of evi
dence of observed fact and phenomena at
different stages of life. There are thou
sands of persons who could give uo evi
dence worthy of credence respecting say
ings and events of today, who could still
give the most accurate and reliahle evi
dence alxmt sayings and events of fifty
years ago; ami, if sympat hies change with
memories, there is an explanation, clear
enough, why with age likes and dislikes
should undergo the a.stonisning modifica
tions vns so often witness.
I was called once to see a dying man
W ho was advanced in life. lie was mut
tering something strangely.
"What is it be says"' 1 asked. "I do not
know, sir," replied the nurse, "but it'a all
Mondays and see how curiously be moves
his hands." I listened attentively and
soon caught the words, repeated many
times: "O Jesti, Agnus Dei, qui toliis pec
cati niundi. Miserere nobis." 1 observed
thereupon to my medical brother, whom I
had lieen called to meet in consultation,
"He (tbe patient) is saying part of a litany.
He is a Roman Catholic." "Impossible!
1 have known him for thirty years, and he
has been a man of the freest thought, good
in every way. but. allied to uo creed what
ever and opposed to the Roman Catholic
faith." "That may be, but in his early
life, I warrant you, he was brought up in
that faith and learned its services." On
inquiry my conjectures proved correct. In
the first five years of life be was trained in
the Catholic ceremonial, since which age
he had come under influences that had
changed the whole tenor of bis thoughts.
The point 1 wish to make in concluding
is, in the strictest sense, practical and med
ical. Whenever a patient who has passed
the fifties or is fairly into them reports
that current memory is fading and past
memory is reviving, and wheu he reports
also that his sympathies are running with
his memories, his current sympathies de
clining, his old ones reawakening, he is in
an indifferent condition. He requires im
mediate mental rest of those faculties that
are becoming impaired, and is in want of
pursuits and scenes that will bring new
faculties into play. Fortunately we never
use up a tit he of ottr brain surface, TheVe
is always ample uncharged surface to work
upon even late in life, and if tbe brain be
not physically diseased new memories
may lie called forth which open nptiew
activities anil cover in the old. W 11
Kichariisou in Asclipiad. , . ,
Punithsirnta in the Time of Klizabetll.
During tbe life of Queen Bess, in the
matter of punishment-, we have entered
upon a time of greater cruelty than pre
vailed under the Tlaiitagenets. Men are
boiled and women burned for poisontng:
heretics are still burned in 1585 ooe thus
sulTcred for denying the divinity of Christ:
ears are nailed to the pillory and sliced off
for defamat ion and seditions words; long
and cruel whippings are inflicted in one j
case through Westminster and Ijondon for
forgery. An immense number are hanged
every year; t he chronicler Mnchyn contin
ually sets down such a fact a that "on
this day XII were hanged at. Tyburn, VII
men aud V women." Mariner!1 were
hanged at low water at Wapping'for of-,
fenses committed at sea; the good old cus-1
torn of pillorizing was maintained with
seal, and the parading of backsliders in
carts or on horseback was kept up. ' , ;
Thus one woman, for selling frf of fish
unlawfully, rode' triumphantly through j
tbe town with garlanda of lish decorating
her head and shoulders and the tail of the
horse, while one went before beating a
brass bason. Another woman was carried i
around, a distaff in her hand and a blue
hood on her bead, for a common scold. A
man was similarly honored for selling
measly pork; and another, riding with his
bead to the animal's tail, for doing some
thing sinful connected with lamb or veal.
Walter Hesant in Harper's.
Didn't Take After Hia Father.
It was in the police court, aud the pris
oner was the fifteen-year-old son of a well
known sneak thief.
"So," inquired the court sternly, "you
are Slick Tern's son?"
"Yes, yer honor," replied the boy with
"And you take after yonr illustrious
father, J seer,' olrved t he court sarcastic
"Xo, your honor, I don't, beggiu yer par
don for contradict in. My father ain't that
kind of a man.- He don't leave.nothln after
him fer me nor nobody else to take," and
the young cue drew himself up with more
pride than ever. Detroit Free Press.
Color from Red Hair. . , -An
eminent physician says: "The reason
why red hair is red is because of tbe pig
ment accumulated in the cells of tbe me
dulla. In other words, there are sacks at
tbe foot of each red hair tilled with three
or four distinct pigments, all of a reddish
tint. I have taken certain specimens of
Very red human hair, treated tbem with
twenty times their volume of water and
obtained as a result a very marked pink
solution.. That goes to show that all the
hair is impregnated with the red stuff."
- Lavi of Health. "
Tramp Thankee kindly, mum; I'd no
hope of gettm sich a fine suppsr . today,
mum. May heaven bless ye I
Housekeeper As you've had a good
supper, I think you might chop souie
"Yea, mum. but you know the old
adage, 'After dinner rest awhile; after
supper walk a mile. I'll walk the mile
first, mum." Good News.
Maud Why do you wear a dress suit
at this timo in the afternoon, papa?
Pater I am Koing to a 5 o'clock with
roar mother. She said she would be
ready in five minutes.' It is' now 4:80.
She will be ready at about 8. That'a
why. New York Sun. r
"What a beautiful red that rose iaP
"Yes, it's probably blushing at the
price they ask for it." Life.
' Mrs. Gadd Does yonr boy take after
jrou or his father? .
Mrs. Gabb He takes after his father.
You can never believe a word he says.
' A Reflection on the Cloth.
Polly Can you see anything in the
Jack Yon can see yonr image in his
coat. New York Epoch.
Our Fall and Winter Over-
coats will bear the closest in
spection, and tbe gentleman' in
the picture says he can find do
fault with them, not even with
the button holes; they are all
wool and as wid as you care to
have them; artistically trimmed
and in point of style and" fit
they are not excelled, not even
by the merchant tailor. Our
prices are always low enough,
quality taken into considera
Snide goods we refuse to
handle at any price. It's al
ways safe to trade at the
SAM ARNDT, Manager.
1728 Second avenue.
'When Found Make a Note Of.'
When ths professor strikes
the key his apt pupils; will
make a note of it with' no un
certain sound. MusW.ans
would do well to makeia-nofe
of this address 172& 8econd
Avenue-where is located the
musical emporium of D, Ray
T3 1 J CaW sanaar
. Onr celebiated 50 CEST mfvo vmi..
SHHJT is equaled nowhere. It in made of a
sightly and excellent wearing muslin. Ths
bosom Is pare Irion Jincn; reinforced buck and
front. new feature tt at deserves special mtu-
tlonl PATENT RE-IOFKRCtD AIIM-HOL1.
This shows how the old style works.
Rock Island. Illinois,
- THE LARGEST STOCK OF
IN THE THREE CITIES.
1525 and 1527
121, 126 and 128
ROUND OAK STOVES
Are tlie Best.
Why buy the imitations? for all others are only that,
when you can buy the genuine
BECKWITH FOUND OAK
For nearly the same price
John T. NToftskcrs.
Who has also a fine line of WOOD MAXTLES, HEARTHS,
GRATES, ETC. Sole agent for
ACORN AND ALADDEN STOVES AND RANGES.
Cor. Twentieth Street and Third Ave.
113 and 115 Brady Street.
. ROOMS 50c to 1.00 Per Day.
Manufacturer of all kinds of
Oents' Pine Shots a specialty. Repairing done neatly and prompt !y .
A share of y oar patronage reepectaiiy solicited.
1618 Second Avenue. Rck Ii'.wi El-
. B. F.
Offlot and Bhop Corner Seventeenth 8C
na seventh Avenue,
VAll kinds of carpenter work a apeeUHy.
Davenport' Business College,
1 v '' r J COMPLETE IN 'at.t. DEPARTMENTS.
4E POSITIVE CURE.
Tins Sh.,ws how,,,.. n.wt,.;e.iiu
Fcllel seam-. pa.en, .. . , '
- i. aim I y .
fac ns in placket- and . !
and we invite the n.o-
: : : : Rock Island.
Plans and estimates for all kinds of baiidmP
J. C. TnTNTfiA-W. DariEgife
Bowlby. ' - ' -
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