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THE AUG US, WEDNESDAY, JANU K1', G 1892.
I love not man the less," but mankind
Published Daily and Weekly at 1624 Second At
enue. Sock Island, 111.
Taut Dally, 50c per month; Weekly, (3.00
All communication of a critical or anratnenta
ttvsi character, political or religious, must nave
real name attached for publication No each arti
tlclea will be printed over fictitious signaturee
Anonymon communications Dot noticed.
Correspondence solicited from every township
In Bock Island county.
WEDNESDAY, jAM'AhY C. 1812
DviH'ii'K Telegraph: Should Em
peror William visit ihe United States
incognito, as is expected, lie will dis
cover, if be tie observsDt, that civilizt
tion makes more rapM progress under
popular than under ruorjttrchial instittt
tious. He may rot resign his job be
cause of wbtit be shall Bee and learn, but
assuming him lole a philosopher be will
know that if be shcu'd resign the Ger
man people would manage to govern
themselves more satisfactorily than he is
governing tbt m.
Lihrahian A. Si'okkohd considers
the Fifty-second congress to be the most
studious that bus assembled since the war.
Tbe oew cingreetratn take out a great
many books, and tbe list of volumes con
sulted is largely comprised of works on
the tariff, finance and other public ques
tions of tbe day. It is now felt that
those who do not read and inform them
selves are certnin to be left behind in the
race for legislative honors. Tbe con
gressional library, which in 1S61 bad hut
80,000 volumes, now bus nearly C.oO.OOO,
and tbe number is rapidly increasing.
Mr. Spofford possesses a memory of
phenominal power, and knows every
volume in . the vast collection under his
care, lie was appointed first assistant
librarian in lc'61, and four years later
librarian in chief.
It is but a little time MDce all street
railways were borse railways, and it is
surprising to learn that already more mile9
of lines are operated by electricity and
steam power than by animals, and, still
more eurpiit-ir jj. that electricity is even
now used ior more than hilf as much
mileage than that operated by animal
power, as tbe following statistics for tbe
United States show:
Number of miles opera'ed by an'mal power. 5.4W
umber of miVs . iterated liyeli'C rimy a.ii;i
Number of miles operated by stea-n motor? . . l.tws
Number of miles operutva by ruble ih'ju
The number ot horses employed ou
street railway lines in lliis country 's
stated to bave decreased SS.fiSl, tn-int;
now only 83,114, while the electricity is
still pushing forward at a rapid rate to
displace the four footed motors.
I'rrxirtemiDl I'oxfihl lit irn.
The Brooklyn Eagle, one ot the ablest
papers in tbe east, recency published
several interviews with leading demo
crats concerning tbe presidency. It
says, in summarizing them, "many demo
crats are ui decided. Out of 51 q.US
tioned 22 declined to commit t'.emselves
in advance of the action of tbe nrmina
ting convention. Of the remaining 24
are for Cleyeland, four for Hill and one
for ex Gov. Gray of Indiana. Tbe
Cleveland men are earnest in advocacy of
their favorite and axious for bis nomina
tion. Although fewer in number tbe
followers of Hill are equally loyal and
pronounced. Tbe demand for Gray is
based on the theory that both Cleveland
and Hill are rendered unavailable by
democratic dissensions in New York;
that the candidature of a western man
would unite the factions in this slate,
and that by composing tbe differences
here success in the presidential canvass
would be insurtd in advance of tbe vot
ing." In New England, where Mr. Cleveland
baa a very strong personal following in
both parties there is a Ulk of a "mon
ster spontaneous demonstration" in his
favor, and in Indiana there are equally as
marked signs of a reaction aguinxt tbe
senatorial combination to shelve biui.
"If tbe New York delegation vetoes Lis
nomination," says tbe Indianapolis Sen
tinel, "it will certainly not be pemitted
to dictate tbe nominee. No member of
the eastern senatorial combine which
prevailed in the recent speakership con
test will be considered in this conven
tion. Tbe convention will turn its back
upon the cast acd look west of Ohio for
its candidate. Tbe nominee will either
be Grover Cleveland or a western man."
He Was. All Kicht.
Papa, jestingly, to little- K:irl. the Lit
ter's lady cumin liti present:
"How old is Cousin Katie. Karl?"
"All, but, Karl, 1 didn't expert Mint.
When the l.nlies lire urotiud you kIiuiiI.1
always take a year or two oft' their ari:.'
"1 did do that, papa." Kliende
The Trouble m tu SpriH.
Brigp How dues it happen that
Springs isn't going to make a tq-fi-h at
that family reunion of yours?
Drigi;s Why er Spriggs is going to
um to read the letters of regret from
tbe distinguished meu who will proba
bly er bo unable to come. Chicago
Knew What It Km.
Teacher (holding up a card with the
picture of a cat printed on it What is
Jacob (whose father keeps a cbeap
ftitaurant) A rabbit, sir. Philadelphia
L- . .
J. W. potter.
THE MOON AND ITS INHABITANTS.
Fanciful Traditl ma That Have Existed fur
(ieuerationa A mon-j Various Nation.
The "man in the moon" of the Middle
Ages was a lift e, solemn old fellow with,
a bundle ot sticks on bis back. According
to legendary lore, be was once a dweller on
this earth, lint or cult inn; wood on Sun
day was caught up, with his bundle of
fagots, to the in ion, where be still bears
bis burden. Dante, in referring to the
man in the tnoc n, calls him fain. Chau
cer speaks of him ns undergoing punish
ment up there f. r theft.
Hai-int; a bu-li of t'lorns on his l.arke,
Whiche for his theft mk'lil clime so near the
Shakespeare k: ves t he man in t he moon a !
,t. u- M.,, i,..p i :, wt. ii,i it- I
The i mn in the moon
Ciiii t ti in 1.1 1 riK down.
The pennants r f V.oheinia, see a man and
a woman in tin moon. In Sweden the
peasantry substitute a Ihjv and a n'lrl in
place of the man ami wouan. In Ceylon
the lunar spot i- t bought to lie a hare. A
writer in The K.vaminer tells some of tbe
pretty tradition-; of the North American
Indians. Anions the Mnndaiis the moon
was regarded as the. residence of "the old
woman that never dies," the goddess of
maize and of fuits, "she who wears a
white liand i'roin t he front to the back of
her bead." She is saiil to have six chil
dren three sons anil three daughters. The
eldest son is the lay, the second is the sun,
and the third is the night. The eldest
daughter is the niorniut; star, and they
call her "the wo nan who wears a plume;"
the second is the hisih star which revolves
around the pole; the third daughter is
"the woman of t tie west," the evening star.
Most Iieatitiful of all is the fancy of the
Ojiliways, who tnink they see in the moon
the graceful fon i of t he beautiful Xe-she-kay-le-nais,
or the Ixme Hird. She was
the daughter of i chief, and all the young
braves wanted to marry her, but .-he bad
no love only for tier father and would not
listen to their a ldresses. At last her fa
ther died aud Ne-she-kay-le-nais feit all
alone in thewoild. Then she looked up
to the moon anil cried, "Would that. I had
such as thee to 1 ive, O beautiful orb! then
would the I.one Hird sorrow no Linger in
her loneliness." The Creat Manitou was
so pleased with the fidelity Htnl piety of
the maiden that lie immediately trans
ferred her to t he Imsoni of the moon, where
the still lives to look down upon the daugh
ters of her imt io i.
Langna-re of lVecioim Stones.
The stipersl iti n that, each month of the
year has a gem i ssociated with it, and that
the influence of qualities attributed to dif
ferent gems cot t rols the destinies of per
sons born in the various months, is taken
from the folklore of Poland. According
to this siipcr.-tit on January has a jacinth
or garnet, whii b denotes constancy ami
fidelity. 1'eliru; ry amc iiv-t, preventive
against violent, passions. Mnrcli a blood
stone, courage -tinl wisdom. April sap
phire or diarno -id, signifying repentance
and innocence. May emerald, typical of
successful love. June an agate, meaning
long life ami bei.lt h. July ruby, corrects
evils resulting from mistaken friendship.
August sardonvx, a happy married life.
Septemlier chr; solire, preserves from
folly. Oetolier opal, denotes laitU mis
fortune and bore. November topaz, pre
vents bad dreams, denotes hope and sharp
ens the sight, and faith of the possessor.
December turq loise, siguities prosperity
How Virginia tiot Its Nickname.
Inter-Ocean leils that the authorities in
tbe colony of Virginia, at the time of the
contest in Kng and between the Stuarts
and Cromwell, appear to have lieen de
voted to the Sli arts, and when the Croui
welliau government, threatened to send .
fleet to reduce the colony to .submission in
otlicials dispate.-ied a message to young
Charles, w ho wi s afterward king of Kng
land under the title of Charles II, who
was then biding in France, to come over
ami lie king of Virginia. It is said that
Charles was on the point of starting, when
the collapse of the commonwealth and the
Cromweilian re' imp took place, which sent
him to the Engl sh throne. Charles never
forgot this devot ion ig" Virginia to hi
fortunes, and t h it colony was siilisequeiitiy
classed with England, Scot land and Ire
land as lending members of the empire.
In this way Vi ginia came to be known
among the Aim ri can colonies as the Old
There are at
origin of Ihe ter
lish version run
ginning of t he 1
in derision by ll
came the dislim
.lis fill, ,ttes.
least two versions of the
u sans culottes. The Kng-
in t bis wise; At the ln
reneh revolution the dein
res" of Paris were called
e court party sansculottes,
e-;" and t lie term soon be
tive apiellai ion of a good
irlv as their contempt for
n shown by neglect of ao-
the rich was ofii
parel and thecu
The French dc
ever, is that t he
tivation of rough manners,
inition of t he word, how-
sansculottes were so called
liecause I hey g;
took to wearing
ii'e up knee breeches and
Si'iil IkmiIN National Flower.
.Scotland's national flower, the thistle,
liears the iroud motto, the truth of which
her foes have often proved, "No one injures
me with impunity.'' Tradition teiis us
the emblem ws chosen in memory of iis
service long ago during un invasion of t tie
Danes. They bud planned a night attack,
and oh they stole in the darkness toward
the Scottish can p one of them inadvert
ently stepped U on a thistle. Losing com
mand of himsel, he uttered a cry of pain.
This aroused ;.he sleeping Scots, who
sprang to arms and routed the enemy.
C hart reuse.
Chartreuse, thj well known iiquor, dep
rives its name fiom a monastery where it
manufacture is i main industry of tbe in
mates. This is I.i Grande Chartreuse,
situated iu a wild and rugged but pic
turesque part, i-f France, in the depart
ment of Isere. It is the residence of the
general of the Oi.rt hn.sian order, and benee
various other monasteries of this order it-.
France and Ita y are called by tbe same
name. The liquor is distilled from aro
A Oypay Lege nil oireriiiuK 4'hrUtma.
A curious gyp'y legend assigns a strange
reason for the t si of tbe bay, laurel, ivy
and holly in C iristruas decorations. It
says, "Tbe ivy aid holly never told where
the Saviour was hiding, uud so they live
aud look green all the year round; but the
ash, like the oak. betrayed him, and bave
therefore to remain dead through the winter."
the more, when I insist that they should
put a period to their sufferings by using
Dr. Bull's Cough Bjrup.
Ton'vi No Idea
How nicely Hood's Sarsapardla bits tbe
needs of people who feel "all tired out"
or "rut down, ' from any cause. It
seems to oil up the whole mechanism of
tbe body so that all moves smoothly and
work becomes a positive delight. Be
sure to get Hood's
Flood's pil's ficl especially upon the
liver, rousinu it from torpidl y to its na
turil dniies, cure constipation and assist
We have sld Ely's Cream Ba'm about
three years, and have recommended its
use in more ihsn a hundred special casus
of catarrh. Toe unaniaous answer to our
inquiries is, "it is the btst remedy that I
ever used." Our xyetiencp is, that
where partii s continued its use, it never
failed to cure. J. 11. Montgomery &
Co.. Drujrgists. Decorah. Iowa.
Vhen 1 bgn using Elv's Creim Balm
my ca'arth was so bad I bad headache
tbe wholo time, and discharged a lsrte
amount of filthy matter. That his al
most entirely disappeared, and I have
not ha 1 headache sir.ee. J. II. Sum
nierp. Slephney. Conn.
In tbe pursuit or fne goou things of
this world we anticipate too much; we
eat out tbe heart and sweetness of world
ly pleasures by delightful forethought of
them. The results obtained from the use
of Dr. Jones' Red Clover Tonic far exceed
all claims. It cures dyspepsia, and all
stomach, liver, kidney and bladder
troubles. It is a perfect tonic, apjietizer,
blood purifier, a sure cure for ague and
atalanii Jiseapef.. Prire, SO cer.ls, cf
The Scott Medical Institute
which has just closed its work
of free treatment has
been a success.so far as can he
proved by the numbers of
atthcted people who have
thronged the Institute daily,
many of whom found relief
after the first treatment. This
is a medical institute coming
to our city well recommended,
the physicians having received
their diplomas from the best
j medical colleges in the United
mates as wen as in loreign
countries, and it has come to
stay as can be proved by the
contracts they have "made
which are without exception by
the year. The physicians have
decided to place the price of
treatment within the reach of
the poor as well as the rich.
They treat all diseases with
marked success with their
Catarrh i Diseases of Women
These physicians also guar
antee to stop any pain in the
body in from three to five min
utes without the use of medi
cine. Remember it costs noth
ing to see these doctors and
find out what your troubles
are, and if you can be cured
they will take your case, but if
you can't, then they will tell
you so. No matter what your
sickness is, go and get relieved
or find out if you can be cured.
Catarrh, they guarantee to
cure no matter how longstand
ing. Those pronounced in
curable or who had doctored
for months with their family
physician, are especially in
vited. It does not take months
to cure any case nor weeks
Ohice Main Street, Dav
enport. Office hours, 9 to 11 a. m., 2
to 4 p. m., 7 to q p. m.
Same hours Sunday.
A LAUNDRY SOAP, PURE AND SANITARY.
General Household Use.
Every pair of odd shoes and all odd lots go at prices that will surprise you.
1623 Second Ave.,
THE TRAVELERS' tiUlDE.
CU1CAUU, ttvajfi. 1LA1 A. t'Allt'lC liAIL.-
way Depot corner Fifth avenue and Thirly
flrn p'reet. Frank It. Plummer. auenl.
TRAINS ' tLiAVii. iAnRivs.
Council blulls Minneeo- t
tu Day Kxpre? (
Kansas t'ity Day Express. ..
4:35 am ! :(W am
5:IW am tl:16 pm
8 pm 1 :uf pm
iv,u,.fi . )..tr fcr J . :
ta T--CS- j ; - :tsj pm -this am
.. ( : e-
Council mi,ffs DeLverii .., .
Limited Vestibule Ex.. f: 2 am. S:89am
Banii Ctty Limited 'MCM orr) 4:54 am
Atlantic Accommodation j 8-;0am' 2:15 pm
tUmngwett. ;C4oir- easi.oaiiy.
BUKLISMTON Kl.L iK-C., B. A y. KAIL
way Depot First avenue ana Sixteenth et.,
M. J. Tanng, atrent.
Bt. LoQlf cxpiypfi
t?t. Lon-h Kx,Tc-e
St. Pfiul ExpKi?
Beanlrtown fawenger. ...
Way Fret- ht (Monmouth) . .
t) : 0 an.
S :W pm
! 30:.- am
n lis am
1 :N1 pm
8 4 pm
CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE A ST. PAUL RAIL
way Racine A Southwentcrn Divixion De
pot Twei ticth Mrec-l. between First and Second
avenne. E. D. W. Uolmet, atiunt.
TRAINS. Lkav. Abbivi.
ana mpren- 6:4St-n 9:0i1pm
8s. Paul Kxpr. r s 8:16i'm 11:85am
-t.A Accon modation J:w;ir. WlOaro
ft Acirr-modation 7-Wn rttlPpra
ROCK ISLAND PKORIA RAILWAY DB
pot First avenue acd Twentieth a' reel. F.
H. Roc.a-wcl), Agent.
TRAINS. i l vj. Abmivx.
Fast Mall Bxproes...77...T. 8:K) am "fFaipro
Bxircss j 2:ipm 1 :S0 pm
Cable Accommodation ! 9:10 am 3:00 pm
I 4-nOpm 8:05 am
MOST DIRECT BOUTS TO THE
East. South and Southeast.
V .: am
1 -15 m
3 57 pm
4 S5 pm
Lv. Fiock 1'and.
t'nm" r dde ..
Fr'i-ct vilie ..
Rl omintrtun .
i 1 :!f pm
H -4T. im
. 4 l pm
' :VI pm
1J 05 n t
i 0:15 pml
. 7:111 t.m
i:iu n l
7 : am
7 :00 am
Ar. Ruck Island
...110:15 em; 4:10 pm
... 1:80 pmj 7 :3U pm
Accommodatior. trains ieave P.ork la' and at
6:00a. m. and 6 45 p. m ; arrive at Peoria 3:45 p.
m. and :30 a m. t eave Peojia 6:t'0 a m. and
7:15 p. mj arrive Rock Inland 4 :00 p. m and 2:06
Ail trains r-n dully exi ent Sunday.
All passe ger lraii,a arrive aud depart Union
del o', Peoria.
Tree CI aircaron Fast Erp-es. bet een Rock
Irond and Peoria, both directions.
Thiougli tickets to all points ; tatrgage cnecked
umjugu iu uesi lraiion.
Lv. Rock Island I 9.1i) am 4.00 pm
Arr. Reynolds 10 20 am 6.06 pm
" Cable " In. op am 5 40pm
Lt. Cable 6.2H am IS.f 0 pm
Ar. Reynolds 7.W)arol J.45 pm
" Bock Island ! 7 66 ami 3.00 pm
W. B. SUDLOW, B. BTOCKHOL'bK,
Superintendent. Gen'l Tkt. Aent.
C. O. D.
221 and S23
Al. Laundrv Work done on short notice.
A spi cmlty ot Dress Skins.
Pnc-s aa Low as th LoP8t.
Try a pair of
E. P. REED & GOVS
For ladies. Ex
UNiCQUAlNTEOV.ITH THE GC08Rrn 0FTH.S COl'NTCYttUI. CSTH1I
Vl'Oll VHUIEtE INFORMATION FHOM A SIUOV OF THIS MP OF THE
CMcaaMItei& Pacific Ef,
The Dinvt Route to nrnt from Chiraco, Jollpt. Ottawa,
l'c.iria, La Sallo, Mnline, K.v Island, in ILLINOIS;
Davf-np-u-t, Miwatin, itiuinw3, ,.skalo-jsA. Ties
Moines, Winlprsit, Audubon, II:,r:-.,ii nuj Inutull
UlufT!.. In IOWA; Minneapolis and St. r.ml. In MIX
KKSOTA; Watertown and Siuux Falls, iu DAKOTA;
Cameron, St. Joseph and Kansas City, in MISSOURI;
Dmsha, Lincoln, Fairbury an.l Nelson, In SKRitASKA;
Atcblsun, Leavenworth, Ilornui, T"jwkn, IluMilnson.
Wichita. Belleville, Abiiene, lvalue itv. Caldwell, In
KANSAS; Kinptiher, Et Reno and Minco. In INDIAN
IKKRITOItY; lVnver, Colorailo Splines and puebln,
in COI.ORA1X). Traverses new areas of rlth farming
and grazing lands, affording the best facilities of inter
communication to all towns and cities east and west,
northwest and southwest of Chicago and to l'a'.i;ic and
VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS
Lending all competitors In splendor of equipment,
between CITIOAGii and HES MOINES). COUNCIL
RLrrFS and OMAHA, and Iwtween CHICAGO and
DLN VEIt, COLOR AIiO SPRINGS and rUUBLO, via
KANSAS CITY and TOrEKA and via ST. JOSF.PII.
First-Class Day Coaches. FREE RECLINING CHAIR
CARS, and Palace Sleepers, with Dining Cor Service.
Close connections at Denver and Colorado Springs with
diverging railway lines, now forming the new and
TRANS-ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROUTS
Over which snperbly-equtpped trains run dally
THROUGH WITHOUT CHANGE to and from Salt
Lake City, Cptec and San F-ncisco. THE ROCK
ISLAND is also the Direct ana Favorite Line to and
from Manitou. Tike's Teak and all other sanitary and
scenic resorts andcities and mining distiictsia Colorado.
DAILY FAST EXPRESS TRAINS
From St. Joseph and Kansas City to and from all Im
portant toans. cities and sections in Southern Nebraska.
Kansas and the Indian Territory. Also via ALtXkT
LEA R' UTE fiom Kansas City and Chicago to Water
town. Sioux Talis. MINNEAIDLIS and ST. i'AUL.
cannertiongforall points north and northwest between
the lakes and the racifii- Coa--t.
For Tickets, Maps. Folders, or desired Information
apply to any Coupon Ticket Office vn the United States
or Canada, or address
E. ST. JOHN. JOHN SEBASTIAN,
Gen'l Manager. Genl Tkt. A Fasa. Agt,
CHIC O. r
STATE SAVINGS BANK.
MOL1NE, - ILLS.
Office Corner Fifteenth street and Third Ave.
enccec ds the Moline Savings Bank. Organized 1869
5 FEB CEST. IMTEREST PAID ill BEPOSiTS.
Organized under Stale Laws,
Open from S a. m. to Sp. m., and Wednesday and
Sat urn ay night from 7 to 8.
Porteb Skinner, - . President
H. A. Aimswobth, - - Vice-President
C. If. Hisiswii. - . Caebler
Porter Skinner, s. W. Wbcelock,
'.A. Rose. H. A. Ainswortb,
O. II. Edwards, w. II. Adams,
Andrew Frtber?, o. F. Ilemeowa
-4-4-!- 1 r-Lfcti'"""
i tlrtirmigvnatirjrmgajDUgj :
lOOOlVJile of load
Chicago. Minneapolis ?nd St. Paul
Via the Famous Albert Lea Kout.
St. Louis, Minneapolis and St. Paul
Via St. Louis, Minneapolis & St. pant Short Line.
Through Sleepers and Chair Cars
KANSAS CITY, MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. PAUL,
PEORIA, CEDAR RAPIDS AND SIOUX FALLS, DAK.
CHICAGO AND CEDAR RAPIDS
Via the Famous Alliert Lea Kcit-.
THE SHORT LINE
CsLSPI R!Xlake r9
The Great Iuwa tStatTiriier Ko-.iort
l-"or Railway ami Hotel Rates, iptie
riiniitilets and nil infoiiiiatiiui. mhlr-vs
t.eti'l Ticket iilitl l'asi'iij;t r Aci i t.
roR CHEAP homes
On line of tliix road in Northwestern lima,
SiiitlieiLMfi-n Miniifsota ami Cviitnil Haknta,
where lroiu:lit ami ori f;iiliiifs are Hiikimwtt.
Tluiusiitiiis ot choice, m-n-s ot land . t insold.
lH-al K.xoiirsion rates pvi-n. For dill iiit.iniu
tion us to prices of land and rates of Lu.',.i.IIp-
Uen"l Ticket anil Fa-sseinrer Asent.
All of the Passencer Trains on all Hii i-ions of
tliis liailwav are lieated bv steam t'i 'ii the
engine, and he Main Line Ihiv 1'
are lighted v,ith the Electric JJitlit.
Maps, Time Tables. Tlumtpli bU- and all in
formation fnrnislicd on application to Am-nts.
Th'kets on Mle over this route at all prominent
points in the Union, ami bv iis At-ents, to ;.fl
parts of the ITinled States ami t :m;tla.
ts"For aiiiiouiiceiiii-nts of EveiirsMi Pates.
flOil lru!il luultur. ..r O.t..,.', i.L.....r..l.rtiitL.
I local columns of tlus jujier. '
C. J. IVES. J. C. HANNEGAN,
Vres't d tien'l Supt. (ien l Tkt. t Pass A:.
CEDAR RAPIDS. IOWA
NOTE THE FACT-
That w carry v. ry il.I' h
the BEST STOCK ANo
Uniform Close Prices
Are maiked cl-a;iy ' '
3C7 TWENTIETH ST.
OpeD every Saturday night ..rit:! '' ""
A i m &
0 i & CQ
i uira vxiMZ.