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AHGTJB TUESDAY. MAKCfl lo, isyj
Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription for Infants
and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor
other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute
for Parcporic, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil.
It is Ploasant. Its guarantee is thirty years use by
Millions of Mothers. Castoria destroys Wor::ns and allays
IVverWiKCSs. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd,
iirrs liarrliva and Wind Colic. Castoria relieves
(cctlii"- troubles cures constipation anl flatulency.
Caxtor'u assimilates the food, regulates the stomach
ami bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Cas
toria is tbe Children's Panacea the Mother's Friend.
IN A NUT SHELL.
Illinois' New Law lor Voters and
The Aiktnl a ytm acd How
Operau Told In ConrUe Form
K ep Thin for Kefermre.
-fa., i!an-s.--i;-n medicine for chil
.,,. i.,t!i.Ts.av r,T.'-ite,lly told me of its
W effect hi--" Ui.irdiMren."
'l I:i. G. C. Osooop,
l..-r p''iy ror cuuaren 01
I ii i the day is not
...th.Ts uilleonsider thereat
r.-hii Irrn. ana nse w-sionu la-
;:u'k nostrums wnien are
ones, by forcing opium.
. :h.r. - svrup nml other hurtful
, r thr.ut thereby sending
lMl. J. F. KlNCHELOK,
far du:a:it lit-i.
jl.tTI-rf "f t
destroying l!l"'r """
" Castoria is bo wet ! adapted to children that
I recommend it as superior to any prescription
known to me."
H. A. Arcbir, M. D.,
Ill So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
"Our physicians in the children's depart
ment have spoken highly of their experi
ence in their outsid ) practice w ith Castoria,
and although we only have among our
medical supplies wl.at is known as regular
products, yet we are free to confess that the
merits of Castoria lias won us to look with
favor upon it."
United IIos ttl and Dispensary,
Allen C. Siirrn, T'res.,
The Centaur Company, T7 Murray Street, N-w York City.
Patronize Heme Industry and rrotectthe Labor ol America.,
- BY fSINO
- MERRICK'S SPOOL COTTON. -
' F-;ti, Full ccasnrc. and Is eqialty well adapted for Hand and Machine
ti( wing. For sale bv
. C. ... .- ih .-..nerally.
MERRICK THREAD CO., 205 Fifth Avenue, Chicago
lirt Factory :
Our Shirts .
. V.- run';
. ui.J tlu:y are
iii.'l we invite competition,
-"Iciiiin from over 200 dlfltr
- .'mm 3 and r.p.
.tU d.our workmanship cannot be
:' wo warrav.t, and last, but not
'ii:iv is solicited,
ity Shirt Factory,
"" over Loosle y crockery store.
" N" K ATTWATE R ,
-M Volk & Co.,
u org Blindi, Biding, riooring.
: -1 kinds of wood work for builders.
' " r. h .s;., b,,t. Third and Foaitn avea.
c. o. r.
221 and 223
'" Llardry Work done on short notice.
'Penalty of Dress Skirts.
Mces as Low as the Lowest.
The Leading Milliner,
IBS KATE BYRNES,
Ts receiving her Spring Goods
daily, and lur stock is larger
and more replete than ever be
fore. Call and see it before you
1700 Second Ave.,
I3r-Agcnt for tl c Sta'.en Island dying es
The new Illinois election law known as
tbe Australian ballot sjstem. has been
published in full in Thb Argus and fre
quent allusion has been more recently
made to its more important provisions, in
vitw of the approaching election. An
exchange has summed up tbe require
ments in a nut shell. Here tbey are.
They are worthy of preservation for
1. The method of recisiration and tht
qualifications of voters are not altered Dy
the new law.
2. Announce jour name to the judges,
and if deemed by thtm a qualified voter.
you win be permitted to enter the en
closed space and be given a ballot by one
of the judges, he first putting his initials
on the back of it.
3. You will then go at once, and alone,
into the voting booth and prepare your
4. Do this bv making the cross (X)
in tbe square , to the left of
name ot each i I candidate you
wish to vote for thus:
5. Or, if you wish to vote for some
one whose name is not upon the ballot,
write his name in the black rpace under
the name of the office you wi.-h him to
fill, and make a (X) to the ieft of it as
6. Or, if you wish, you can vote a
"straight ticket" by making a cross in
the circle opposite the heading of the
ticket yru prefer thus leaving all the
squares unmarked, or in other words
miking no mark whatever upou the bal
lot, except the cross in tbe circle. Or
you can vole a "split ticket" by marking
the circle at tbe head of the ticket pre
ferred and then making a cross in the
square opposite the name of any candi
date preferred under either of the other
ticket headings upon the ballot.
7. Never mark more than one circle,
and having marked a circle, mark none
of the squares under it.
8. Du not scratch out any names, nor
mark 5cur ballot in any way other than
it Uicated above.
9. In voting tin acj propesi'in printed
on the ballot m-ike a cross (X) opposite
"Yes" if you are in fvor ol it; or oppo
site "Xo" if jou are cot in favor of it.
10. Before leaving the booth, fold your
ballot so that the naxes and n.aiks will
be inside, and ti e words "Official Billot"
and the clerk's signature, will be in plain
siijkt ; then band it to the judge, who will
put it into the ballot box without cura
11. You will not be allowed to occupy
a booth witn another voter, nor must
ycu rtmiiti in a booth mi.re than fivi
minutes, if ethers are waifng to vote
12. xou mupt leave i he enclosed sp .c
witbin 10 uiinutts, and will not be al
lowed to enter it auain after voting.
13. You will not be a'lowed to vote any
ballot rxcent the one you receive from
the judge, n r to take a ballot from the
polling space before the close of the
14 If ou spoil a ballot, or deface it in
any way , return it to the iudge and get
another in its place
13 If a vottr declares upon oth tbat
he cannot real English or is physically
unable to mark bis ballot, two of tbe
elertion officers will mark it for him as he
16 He will receive no assistacee what
ever if intoxtcaUd.
17. There are heavy penalties f ir
electioneering within 100 feet of the
polls; for hindering a voter while going
to vox, or inducing him to tell now ne is
coin 2 to vote; for showing your ballot
after marking it; and for making a false
sta'ement as to your ability to mark your
18. The polls wiU be opened at 7
o'clock a. rn. and be closed at o o clock p
m. Employes will be entitled to leave of
absence from their emplsyment, whatever
it may be, for two hours without loss ot
time, for the rurpose of voting; but in
order to claim tUis right they must ask
leave of absence before election day and
their employers shull have the riht to
designate the exact hours they shall go.
about the stove at the end of the hail.
'Props' sauntered back and slapped For
rest familiarly on the shaulder. 'Bad
bouse, Ned. But don't give tbe town a
bad tend, IT It's a great show town,
only they don't know who you are. And
betides, Dollie Bid well's a comin' next
week in the Trench Spy' and they're all
a waitin' for her."
The rowing - farce-comedy, "Blue
Jeans" is to be seen at the Burtis at Dav-
venpnrt, tomorrow evening, and Reck
Island lovers of tbe best line of comedy
will be present in large numbers.
Thereisanew prima donna in W. T.
Carleton's Opera company which pro
ducts for the first time in this part of the
country, Strauss', "Indigo," at the opera
house, on Thursday evening. She has
received the most flittering criticisms
frjm the press of the country, and the
following from an exchange is but a
The Carktun Opera company repeated
"The Gondoliers 'at a mitinee yesttr Jay,
and in tbe evening gavj a second repre
sentation of "Indigo." The audience,
though not so large as on the first night,
was even more appreciatiye.
feUaniboat Lirens s.
The United States supervising inspec
tors at their recent session at t ashing-
toi, D. C, made a change of tbe ru'es
hi to the licenses of steamboat masti m.
If approved by the secretary of -he
treasury it becomes a law. The 1.
provides that any person can apply f r a
license as a masier of steamers navij
ting rivers exclusively, who has tad
three years' seivice on such vessel, sub
ject to inspection by the local inspectors.
The written examination is to be a part of
the rffice granting the license. The lines
under which the examinations are to te
made will be as ti tbe general knowledge
of the duv of the office and ability to
naviga'e with safety to life and proper
ty ability to handle the wheel in emer
gency, to munage and direct crews in case
of fire, c( llision r r sinking, as to execu
tive Rbility to manage crews in every
emercerey its to knowledge of pilot rultp.
as to signals tetwien engine room and
pilot bocre, us to s'gniil rghts, as lo
mani:eraeDt in fog or stress of eatlier.
arid on i.nv othtr su' i ct connected wiih
the nyinegetnent 'ind navigation of such
vesst ls as the inspectors see fir. The o'd
law t q.iirerl that no oriL'ina! license on
lnke. tiiv ml river stei.ners should be
is-ued to tny ot-rson who hid not served
at. !e' stone er as first class pilot or
chief ciHte on such steamers. The
change in the law is generally indorsed
No. 1721 THIRD AVE.
a. M. & L. J. PARKER,
Firt-chi99 wc rk and special attention to
KINO t'S CP,
Telethon No. 1214
The Rock Island
Is the best medium throueh
which to reach the country trade.
Advertisers should have their
announcements ready by Thurs
day morning to insure insertion
in the current week's issue.
Notice Is hereby riven, toat the unde-iigned
ha been appointed awicoee of the Northern
Mining nd Hiilwa ' company, and all person
hrvlilim. hit rhiim or claims against said The
NortUernMinicn an 1 BailwTeoinpny are hereby
notified to present i he se to me under oath or
affirmation within turee months from this date,
whether said claim i are due or not. All persons
Indebted to said .- ignor are requested to make
prompt payicent of tne same.
Sated March 1, l
TH0JIA8 S. SILVtf.
State of Oino. Citt of Toledo. (
LCCAS COTJSTT. i "
Frank J. Cheney makes oath tbat be is
the senior partner of the firm of c . J.
Cheney & Co.. doing business in the city
of Toledo, countv and state aforesaid, ami
that said firm will pay the sum of one
hundred dollars for each and every esse
of catarrh that cannot be cured by the
use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Fuask J. Chkxet.
Sworn to before tne and subscribed in
my presence, this 0th day of December,
A. D.. 188C.
i . 1 A. W. Gleasox,
v "ieat Notary Public.
Hull's C'Mturrh Cure is taken internally
and acts directly upon the blood nnd
mucous surfaces of the system. Send
for testimonials, free.
V. 3. Cheney & Co., Props., Toledo, O.
Sold by drut'g'srs. 75c.
Miles" Nerve and Liver Pills.
Act on a r.ew prioctple regulating the
liver stomich and bowels throueh tbe
nerves. A new discovery. Dr. Miles'
Pills speedily cure billiousriess, bad taste,
tornid liver, piles: e oostipation. Un
coupled for men. women, children.
Smallest, mildest. Furest: on noses za
Tonight tbat great playwright and ac
tor, Milton Nobles, and his charming
wife, appear at Harper's theatre in their
great play, wiitten bMr. Nobles, "From
Sire to San." Mr. Nobles is devoted to
his profession, lie is true to it and bis
characters are not unnatural human be
ings. He creates them and pus life ir.to
"Eiwin Forrest, with bis great
fame and wealth," writes Milton Nobles,,
"could not forego the fascination, or what
ever it may be, that chains the actor to
his art. Two or three years before bis
death be made a barn-s'.ormicg tour of
tbe New Entland circuit, under the man
agement of Tom Holland. Oae bitter
winter night they were to play in Bidde
fori, in an old upstairs hall. There was
a solitary stove in tbe rear corner of the
ball, and no fire of any kind on the
stage. The general surrounding were
about as bleak and miserable as tbey we!l
could be. The solitary stage hand was a
local character. He was bill-poster, jan
itor, property-man, baggage-man, stage
carpenter and curtain man. In addition
to these numerous accomplishments he
made it an invariable rule to get a large
sizjd'jaR' on whenever a show came.
Tbe visit of Forrest did not cause any
change in his regular programme. At 8
o'clock Forrest, dressed for Lear, was
seated on an old wooden chair in tbe
center of the wretched little platform.
called by courtesy the stage. The stage
band pulled the little curtain aside, and
shoved bis dirty head and face out and
surveyed tbe rows of empty chain.
There were about 40 people gathered
Samples free at Harlz & Dabn-
When Baby was sick, we gave her Castoria.
When r.he was a Child, she cried for Castoria.
When she became Tiiss, ...(, ) Castoria.
When she had Children, she gave them Castoria.
and will ever be tte
Pnirm in thfl Side. Chest andl
Joints, Neuralgia, Sprains, &c
Before ytm need to tmy, obtain
-FREE OF CHARCE-
l-.vi. 1 V. KM, tn Health." witj
endorsements oi promiucu rJ""""";
Prize Uedals Awarded!
ViniUf nguwi r
50 Cents a bottle, For Sale
lor,tou K-ek!itz,C. Speide',
For HOUSE FURNISHINGS
Bedroom Suits from - $1400 and up
Parlor Sets, best makes, - 20.00 and up
Baby Carriages from - 5.00 and up
A complete line Gasoline Stoves, 3 00 and up
Carpets, great variety, from 20c per yd. and up
Curtains and Rugsprices lower than ever.
We can save vou monev.
We have added an upholstery department and
can make over your carpets, re-cover your chairs,
lounges or parlor suit.
Estimates fin n'shed for repairing or furnish
ing new, whenever called upon. Our tems as
CASH OR CREDIT
C. A. MECK,
322 Brady Street, Davenport, U
0;.e-. everv cveninGT unt'i 8 0") o'clock, an 1 Siturdivs until 1O.0.1.
AGENCY FOR THE
STEAM and HOT WATER
Oflire bnd M i f I '; M nli S'i l. le!i)trell
C"H AS. W.YEKEl'ItY. Manaser.
Rock Island, 111.
Spe cac le sj
PROTECT YOUR EYES 1
MR. H HIRSCHBERG.
The well-knuwn p'ician of CS) . live St.
(S. E. -or. 7 h an Olive). St ixni. has
arpointcdT fl.Thoma- aecnt for his
ci;l:bra e Rlamcnd Spec'aclto and Eve
elasfea, and a 1m for his Diamond Non
Changeable fc.pectae.1 s and Eyels-Mea.
The claes are the greatest inventloa
ever made m erectac'ie-a. By a proper
construction ol the Let.s a person pnr
chaein!: a pair of thee Non-(.:haci?eable
,lasei never has to chani e these plaxses
from the eyes, and every ra r .nrcbased
is guaranteed, so that if thev ever leave
the eyer (no matter how or scratched the
Lenses are) ttie-y will furnish the priy
with a new pair of (lasses free of charire.
T. H. THOMAS ha-a fa 1 assortment
and invites ail to tatlsfv themselves
of the great saperioriti of there Giassei
over any and all others now in use to call
and examine the same atT.H. 'honua',
druzgist and optician. Koc Island
Ho Peddler Supplied.
VwOil'tna via hieaio.
From Feb 22 until Feb. 2S tt e C . R.
I. &i P. wiil wll rounii trip UcWcta to ew
Orlennp, poo't to return until March 22 at
the rate of 25.35.
NEW STOCK OF
Boots and Shoes.
All goons ni9ikedin plain figures, which will
convince you that they are the lowest in the city
City Buss and Express Line.
Telephone Keck Island or Harper Hotels for buss or express
wagon and you will receive prompt attention
TIMBEHLAKE & SPENCER, Props.
DAVIS & CO,
Heating and Ventilating Engineers,
Gas and Steam Fitting,
A complete line of Pipe, Brass Goods, PackiDg Hose,
Fire Brick, Etc. Largest and beet equipped
establishment west of Chicago.
DAVIS BLOCK, Molinp, HI.
1712 First Are,, Rock Island, Hi.
Residence Telephone! 1 169