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Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription for Infants
and Children. It contains neitht r Opium, Morphine nor
other Narcotic substance. It in a harmless substitute
for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil.
It is Pleasant. Its guarantee is thirty years use by
Millions of Mothers. Castoria destroys Worms and allays
feverishness. Castoria prevent vomiting Sour Curd,
cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. Castoria relieves
teething troubles, cures constipation and flatulency.
Castoria assimilates the food, regulates the stomach
and bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Cas
toria is the Children's Panacea the Mother's Friend.
Caston's Is an excellent medicine for chil
dren. Mothers have repeatedly told me of its
good efleot upon their childrea."
Dr. G. C. Osgood,
Cantoris is the best remedy for children of
hieh I am acquainted. I hope the day is not
far dWant when mothers will consider the real
Intern of their children, and use Castoria in
ttraU of tlievariousquack nootrums which are
destroying their loved ones, by forcingopinm,
morphine, soothing syrup and other hurtful
ants down their throats, thereby sending
ibem to premature gra."
Dr. J. F. Kinchbxoc,
The Centamr Company, TI Murray Straw t, New York City.
Patronize Heme Industry and Protect the Labor of America
- MERRICK'S SPOOL COTTON. -
1: Is Six i'nt.1 Holt Finih. Full c entire, and Is equally well adapted for Hand and Machine
Hewing. Kor rale br
udDrv Gr.nU Uouea generally.
MERRICK THREAD CO., 205 Fifth Avenue, Chicago
: Shirt Factory :
Our Shirts .
An our specialty. We make them ourselves,
rartonixt borne inlutry.
Our Suits .
Arv made to your order, and they are tailor-made
t price ranging from lit; up.
Our Pants .
Ar- down in price und we invite competition,
fa" and make your selection from over 800 dtffer
n sample? ai price? from S3 and np.
Our Prices .
Canno- be duplicated, our workmanship cannot be
'i':l;ed, our goods wc warrant, and last, bnt not
'-I, your pitronase is solicited.
''.; and see m at the
Tri-City Shirt Factory,
- to ml aver ue. over Looslry'g crockery store.
John Volk & Co.,
Swh Doors Blinds, Siding, Flooring,
nd all kinds of wood work for builders,
"'shieenth 8t., bet. Third and emrtli aves.
C O. D.
221 and 223
AI. Uanory Work done on short notice.
Alpecisltjof Dress Skirts.
Prices as Low as the Lowest.
" Castoria is so well adapted to children that
I recommend it as superior to any prescription
known to me."
H. A. Abcbbb, M. D.,
Ill So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. T.
" Our physicians in the children's depart
ment have spoken highly of their experi
ence in their outside practice with Castoria,
and although we only have among our
medical supplies what 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 Hospital and Dispensary,
Ai lin C. Smith, Pre:,
Opening was a success in
every particular. My
Are exquisite. Call and see them
MISS KATE BYRNES,
1709 Second Avenue
taAgent for the Staten Island dying es-
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M. & L.. J. PARKER,
sfFirst-class work and .special attention to
RINO U8 UP,
Telephone 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 la hereby (riven, that the undersigned
haw been appointed assignee of he Northern
Mining and Hallway company, and all persons
holding anv claim or claims against said The
NorthernM Ining and Rail war company are hereby
notified to present t lie same to me under oath or
affirmation within three months from this date,
whether said claims are dne or not. All persons
indebted to said aasicnor are requested to make
prompt payicent of the same.
Dated March 1, ItftW.
THOMAS S. SILVI8,
monthly meeting last evening at the office
of Supt. Kemble, President Carter pre
siding and all the members present except
The report of Truant Officer Kimball
for the month of March was read and
placed on file, showing that 56 cases of
absence had been investigated and nine
truants returned to school.
The committee on insurance reported
having placed $4,000 additional on Build
ing No. 7, $2,000 of this with the local
gency of AD. Haesing, and $2,000
with F. Bahnsen.
The bond of Sievers & Anderson in the
sum af $3,000 for the faithful filling of
the contract for Building No. 6 was ap
proyed and ordered placed on file.
The committee on improvementa was
instructed to take the necessary steps to
protect the grade in the rear of Building
The proposition of W. A. Olmsted to
put in the necessary black boards at No.
7 at 90 cents a square yard was accepted.
Directors D. J. Sears, W. B. Ferguson
and C. Bernhardt were appointed
special committee on No. 6.
On recommendation the High school
committee was instructed to purchase A
Library of American Literature for the
High school library.
The finance committee was authorized
to negotiate the sale ef five per cent bonds
to the amount of $10,000 or less.
Bills were allowed aa follows:
Sievers & Anderson, $42.29; Smesd
Warming and Ventilating company
$43 62; C. U. Telephone company,
$32 64; McCabe Bros' , $1 80; H. D.
Folsom, (8 50; R. I. Oas company, $2 28
Hueta Murray, 50 cents; Henry Dart's
Sons, $7 50; Hartz & Bahnsen, $29.60
Pracg Ed notion company, $4.63; R. I
Fuel company. $2: Baker Housman.
$25.75; Davis & Company. $8.05; Charles
Fiebig, $5 75; F. Bahnsen, $36; A. D
Huesing. $36; John Stapp, $5; J. A
Bishop. $7; E. H. Gujer. $20; W. H
COl XT Y Bl ltlll!VU.
April 8 John Fryxell to H W Plam
beck, lot 1, block 2, Andrew Friberg's
Hans Johnson to G F Olson, part lot
1, block 1, Dimock & Baldwin's add, Mo
line. $1 100.
Matt Simonson to Ben Johnson, lot 1
Simonson's add. South Moline, $1,300.
Etnelta Thurman et al by Master to
John W Stark, lot 14, South Rock Island,
Marshall & Ferguson to Hartz & Batan
sen, lot 1, block 9. Spencer & Case's add
Rock IsleDd. $6,000.
Oas J Dimick to Martin G Lee, lots 31
and 32.. Webb's subdiv. $32.
P L Mitchell to Hartz & Bahnsen. lot
1, block 9, Spencer & Case's add, Rock
8 W Wheelock to E C Livingston, lot
4. block 3. S W Wheelock's add, Moline.
Donald Stewart to Clara J Mather, lot
4, block 4. Hilt's add, Moline, and part if
a tract of land known as the reserve of
that addition. $1,100.
Heirs of Thomas J Rodman to T D
Hay, lot 9, block 1, Gen. Rodman's add,
Rock Island, $600.
J C H Read to L S Christison, lots 1. 2
and 3, block 2, Read's subdivision. South
April 8 T J Robinson to J P Weyer
haueer, c s 11, 17, 2w, part nr nwj
nwj 13. 17, 2 w. ne and ptrt sej Is, 17,
2. and fri nw 2, 17. 2w. $1.
F Weyerhauser to J P Weyerhauser,
part nw frl J 3. 17. 2w. $1.
Gustav Scuaffer to William Heideman
and Christian Kohler, part lots 1 and 2,
ne 10, l,2w. $1.
April 11 Guardianship of minor heirs
of Charles Engblom. Guardian's report
Estate of Hans Zornig. Executrix's
final report filed and approved and execu
Estate of William Kaiser. Inventory,
appraisement bill and widow's award
filed and approved. Petition for sale of
real estate to pay debts filed.
Estate of Thomas Gait. Inventory
led and approved.
Estate of Christian Shall. Adminis
tratrix's report filed and approved.
Estate of John Ztegler. Executrix's
report filed and approved.
Estate of Lucy B. Way. Claims al
lowed. Guardianship of John Lawrilzsn. Let
ters of guardianship issued to John Lar
son. Bond filed and approved.
Estate of James Harsha. Bond of
Marshall Harsha and John C. Bailey as
executors filed and letters testamentary
issued to them.
Estate of Joseph Garnett. Appraise
ment bill and widow's award filed and approved-Guardianship
of minor heirs of Frank
S. Eastman. Guardian's report filed and
Estate of Johann Procbnow. Proof
of death. Will admitted to probate.
Deposition of William A Meese, one of
subscribing witnesses to will taken in
proof thereof and dedimus issued to
Moses O. Williamson, county clerk of
Knox county, to take deposition of Frank
Scbroeder. the other subscribing witness.
Estate of Catharine C. Wheelock . Ad
ministrator's report filed and approved.
Sleep on Left Side.
Many persons are unible to sleep on
their left si le. The cause has long been
a puzzle to physicians. Metropolitan
papers speak with great interest of Dr.
Franklin Miles, the eminent Indiana
specialist in nervous and heart diseases,
who bss nroven that tfaia habit arises
from a diseased heart. He has examined
and kept on record thousands Of cases.)
His New Heart Cure, a wonderful remedy, j
is sold at Hartz & Bahnsen s. Thousands
testify to its value as a cure for heart
diseases. Mrs. Chaa. Benoy, Loveland.
Colo. , says Us effects on her were marvel
ous. Elegant book on heart diseases free.
or hot coffee at Krell &
Math's.-' "- J--
For Sale A heavy work team,
Taka stock in the Columbian exposi
Call up telephone Ne. 1055 for stock in
the Exposition association.
The finest line of Easter norelties in
the three cities at Krell & Math's.
Easter cakes, pies and eggs for sale dt
the young ladies of the Broad waj church at
the Harper house pharmacy Saturday,
April 18 from 11 a. m. t 4 p. m.
H. A. Reynolds, of Bcranten. Pa.. !b
in the city to spend a few weeks visiting
Charles Hubbard, of Omaha, who has
been Tisiting with friends here the past
few wee.s.left for his home this morning.
lrft the children look into Krell A
Math's window and see the nice Easter
goods. Every one of them can be filled
with candy. Think how one of them
will please them.
The AuguBtana University association:
which some time since closed the deal for
H. P. Hull's lfoline avenue property, ob
tained the deed therefor yesterday, and
punt on record. The consideration is
26,000, of which $6,000 has been paid
A body supposed tc be that of Jochim
ocnnecaiotn bat been found in the Mie-
sissippl river at Grand View, just below
Muscatine. Mr. Schneckloth's hat and
cane were iouna on the government
bridge the evening of Dec. 28, and it was
thought that he had fallen off the bridge,
He was 82 years old at the time of the ac
rtBTNOLDs, April 11. F. R. Clark,
rcmruea to Marian, towa. yesterday.
Simon Fox of Buffalo Prairie. U
low, and his demise is but a question of a
Samuel McAdams, who has been seri
ously in with pneumonia the past week.
is siowiy recovering.
W. J. Clark proposes to build a rest.
aence on the lot be recently purchased
irom Mr. Vance.
Mrs. A. R. Robinson is very low with
consumption and her case is considered
by her physician, Dr. Werner, as a hope
ut. t . fetuart, who has been unable
tha past few weeks to do much riding,
has recovered sufficient to make his regu
A. 1. Epptrly, our former hardware
dealer, has accepted a position as cor
ductor on the street car line in Rock Isl
Dr. H. Werner has purchased i
wheel with which he proposes to make
good use in attending to his large and in
IS. U. Uavett, of Taylor Ridge, has
purchased building lots in Schoonmaker's
k 'dition. and will commence at once to
erect a fine residence thereon.
William Graham, of Pre-emption, for
merly of this place, died on Saturdny of a
c implication of troubles. His funeral
tikes place at Pre-emption today.
A number of our young men of muti
cal inclinations will meet on Thursday
evening to organize a glee club, and ex
pect to be able during the campaign to
furnish vocal music appropriate to the
occasion at all times.
G V. Pettitt. our popular school prin
cipal, is confined to the house with catar
rhal fever. Miss Littie Cozad, his able
assistant, will conduct the school until he
Quite a number of our citizens are suf
fering with a pecular disease, occasioned,
the doctors say, by impure water
amDK me most seriously am idea are
John Hauck, W. G. Haeface, L. Holli-
peter and H. Wener.
The butter and cheese factory which is
feeing built here by Davis & Rankin, of
Chicago, under the skillful management
of Contractor Simmons, is rapidly near
ng completion, and will be in running
oroer aoout nay l .
J.ju.uozid is enjoying a vacation
from his duties as a pedagogue. He will
commence his soring term at the same
school. Prairie Lnion, in a few weeks.
Messrs. Mowers & Ward are giving the
Commercial hotel a much needed re
papering and cleaning throughout. This
hotel under the management of that pop
ular landlord J. S Kistler, has become
one of the best hotels in the country as
his many guests will willingly testify.
A number of out citizens who are
owners of fast horses are negotiating for
a race course on the farm or T. L. John
ston. Under the development wbich i
good track would produce some of the
best horses in tbc county are in this vi
cinity. A base ball diamond will be laid
out within the circle, and the "ball
cranks" will organize as soon as the lo
cation is secured.
Coughing leads to consumption
Kemp s Balsam will stop the cough at
THJC H,E?Jn IA'iPo ,' "t, ffSXZ.
My dwtor tavn It - -ntlr on the stomach. llTer
a tea. it i called
NPtai aain mv rnyoi tvinu ie qcttcd
All druorteU Mil It at 60c. and 1.00 per package.
Buj one today.
tha Mwefi each day 1a order lo be Health;, ttoM
Is a badly furnished sleeping apartment. You spend
just about one third of your life in it for purposes of
-J 1 A- lit j I 1 a 1 f m
repute anu, noi to spena mat tnira in comfort, is to
have very peculiar ideas about happiness and content
ment. Our $14 00 suits are not only) handsomely
maae ana wonderfully durable, out they are so cheap
that it'will puzzle you to conceive how they can possibly
be produced for the money. This isn't mere talk. If
you think it is, come and satisfy yourself. You'll put up
witn no cnamber ot horrors when you see them. We
are anxious to show you our $30-00 silk mohair, plush
silk trimmed parlor suits, side-boards, extension and
parlorTtables, cane seat chairs and rockers. You will
miss it if you do not GET OUR PRICES. Baby car
riages and gasoline stoves we are headquarters.
Everything for the house on easy terms of pay
ment at lowest cash prices.
And made over in artistic style and reliable manner.
CHAS. A. MECK,
Telephone 421. 322 Brady Street, Davenport, la.
Open every evening until 8:00 o'clock, and Saturdays until 1(HH.
Monday, April lltli,
(No objection to gentlemen wheth
er accompanied by ladies or
not) to attend the
GRAND EASTER SALE
Wrappers, Sea Gowns,
and Blazer Suits,
and become convinced that
it pays to trade at the .
114 West Second Street, Davenport.
R. G. Hudson. M. J. Parker.
HUDSON & PARKER,
CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS,
AU kinds of Carpentering promptly attended to. Estimates
furrnshpd when desired.
Shop cor. First ave. and Seventeenth et. Rock I&iaxicL