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IHll JA1V AROOS delivered ai your door
-fc STiry rrening for lic per week.
Wa'TriD-Dir.ngroomK'rlB at the St. sTtaea
irte! . usTenport.
WANTED A few good boarders in private
airily. Ho. !r06 Nineteenth st.eet.
B off tr agtr.t big money, in exclusive terri
tory . cur Lew patent Safes e 1 at sijhi in city
er-.rr.irj. 1 ew agents in the n.'ld actually get
sgrich; on. agent in :e day cleared tSfl: bo
jtia. catalogue free. Ai.nse Hats Co.. No.
.1. :.. -T I '. I. IB"LC1 !, O.
"Cn NTEI A flrtt-cl .-- talesman .11 every
Vf team or c ity wi h!n 3tl miles of Chieaso to
sell rai t state :u one of the best located suburbs
rsCfcttMgo; cld on easy monthly instalments,
Will pay large cottmlssion and expeii-e to and
5u tt l t)!v in shewing the t roperty ; only men
al arrc.rfuer.ee and a-quilntance where they
xn.&Czt cd apply; the be-t of reference re.iurca.
TaDact e. C rs 4 Co., room 411, 144 Dearborn
. E. PARMENIER,
. Vj'3 "s iu v. block.
ATTOHNEY AT LAW-Office iu Mitchell i
I4CX80H HI KST,
TTOKH3T AT LAW. Office in Rock la
ISarioaal Ban Building, Hock Island, 111.
2 'nsiT. 0. L. Willis.
fftUWILMtS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW
.iCWc. 1. 3 enggmt' W.jct;, Rock !!acd, 111.
MiEMRY & McENiRY,
ATTOHNEY'S AT LAW Loar. money on eoo
fllML-n-. ..iia collections, Referercs. Mitch
i' A artafe. baskets. Office in Pos:o3:c block.
s. . ODEL' ,
ftTTt'TlNEY AT LAW Formerly of Port Byron.
Ja artl Sarins the pas; two years with the ilrm of
9rr-. .t Bntl k n at Mj'.ine. baa DOW opened
MSSVetatDf . u.iitorium tui.dlr.ir. r:oni 5, at
E, M, S ALA , M, D.
Cfijc itr Krel'. JC Math's Restaurant.
In office at all hours.
W : ... Office Hours: 0 to 1! a. m., 2 to 4
sac 7 s. ra.
Tei ErnoNiNo. lUi.
9RS, BICKEL ASCHOEMAKER
afiScfctil & Lynde's Block. Rooms 29-31.
DB. E, B. JOHNSTON,
2Sc.ee. 223 Brady St.. Davenport.
'Otek Reynolds 4 GiFronnV)
1 :.' to 4 p. m.
Diseases of Women a Specialty.
Drs. Myers & Holderead,
Physicians and Surgeons,
S titles Surgery and Diatatti of Women
r - .i-1 avenue and Fifteenth street
. LfO, Office hours eveniius
7 to 9.
E r. ttjt ra, f:.'32 10 to B am arc :; to .", rm : Stm
in::: 1 : residence tnd ave telephone HOS.
w Hi leread, from 8 to rO am and 1 to 8 pta ;
Jsadiy. SO to 10:; ; residence a: office: tele
R, M, PEARCE,
in Mitchell Lynde's new '.block.
DR. J, E, HAWTHORNE,
T".:h extracted without pain by the new
1T:C Second avenue, over Krel; Malli's.
A. 0. HUESING,
rVyrf ;::',. anoai other tltnc-tried ana we:
mi. 7. re Insurance Companies he following'
RcyA. Insurance Compaiy, of England,
rescaes tar Fire in. Company of N. Y.
ttulVu Qeraua Ins. Co., Buffalo. N. Y.
: 'tcrraun Ins. Co.. Kochistor, N. Y.
T.atns In. Co., of Piltsburgh, Pa.
tawVtra Oaaea, London.
i'Een Ics. Oo.t of OaJttwats.
' ,., B ivai, Cot-rj.
- : '! h'.r. o li.s. C .. M wi-,Kc Wtf
Btrmnz. Tire Ins. Co.,of Pwr:a, 111.
Office Cor. 18th St., and Sscond Ave.
ROCK ISLAND ILL.
J. M. BUFORU"
General . . .
Tj? o' 1 Fire and Time-tried Companies
losses Promptly Paid.
-J-- 1 s any reliable company Ban SM
Your Patronise i solicited.
Ask your frruraiat for a
bottle of Bie ii. The only
no?t rwuonuuj rerucdv for all 1
the unnatural diichames and
I private ! laeaaai of men and the
I debilitating weakness peculiar
to women. 11 cures in a lew
days without the aid or
. publicity of a doctor.
ine I -mi-mat American Curt.
.The Etms Chemical Co.'
h. u a a
The I'lriincii. of the Table.
A a tcople we Americans have been
latiK' ad at for eating too fast, and we are
credited as iK'ing a nation of dyspeptics.
Now, of course, this is freni-ralizing, but
rou. the eldest d.uiKhter. have it in your
powei to make the hour at the dinner or
tea table one of real deliirht. It is an easy
niatti r. you will find, to start some pleas
ant tc pie; to get your father and brother
interi -ted in t he talk of the day, BO that
you v ill all eat your fiMxl mote slowly, and
you 111 achieve what the I'renclimeti COQ
sider the trreat art you will dine, not
lnerel t fetnl yimrself. Bui thtrt- are a few
little .ttestiotis about the etiquette of the
table hat some girl wants to know, and
these ' am going to tell her. She must
hold her knife bj its handle and never let
her (it uers reach up to its blade. When
ever il is possible a fork must be used In
place "f a spoon, and that same tpoOD, hj
the by must never be left in a coffee or
tea ct p. but laid to rest jKilitely and se
curely in the saucer.
Gils OBI with handles are held by them.
A pob ct should lx' Caught by the stem,
the flogen not entwining the 1kw1 part.
Don't mtter a larg ujeee of bread and
take ;ites from it; instead, break your
bread in small pieces, one at a t ime. anil
butter it. that is. if you are eating butter,
and convey it to your mouth by your I'm
gers. live. celery, radishes, atrewberriea
with I terns and ttparagua are all eaten
from the Anger. The old method of eat
iiii: ch ese with a knife has been given up.
a fork wing used in its place. The use of
many -mall dishes for vegetables is not in
good taste; indeed, many vegetables should
1:0; he served at one time. Ruth Ashmore
In Lad es' Home Journal.
Origin of the Arms of Mexico.
The 1 rigin of tin- Mexican coat of arms is
to be found in ancient traditions. The
cattle was the emblem of the primitive
.Mexicans, hut when Mexican independence
was overthrown by Spanish conquest new
quarterings were introduced, and only so
much f the original symbols remained as
would nerve to emphasise the glory of the
conquerors. sVhen Independence was re
stored i just regard for tradition led to
the rehitbilitation of the ancient coat of
The law of April, UBS, directed that the
arms si OH Id be the Mexican eagle resting
on the left claw on the top of a rsopal a
plunt 1 f the genus cart us. The nopal
grows 1 n a rock in the midst of h lake.
The sag e grasps a serpent in his right claw,
ami is in the act of tearing it to pieces
with its U ak. Two branches), one of lau
rel and he other of evergreen oak. adorn
these arms. The allegory thus depicted is
explaim d by the following legend:
The Aztecs came from a remote conn
try cal ed Aztlau, aud after long per
egrinati n rested in Chapultepec Enaa
muchac they were afflicted and beset oy
various insidious enemies, who attacked
them with the cunning of serpents, their
priests searched for a spot In which they
might establish themselves permanently.
Finally they discovered a int on the
shore of a lake where an eagle, perched
upon a nopal, was devouring a serpent.
This s, ,. Qed a good omen, and according
ly they (hose this point, believing that in
so doJnt they Were obeying the will of
their gOtla. They founded there the city
of Tcnsehit Ulan, which today is the most
populou-. city of Mexico. Montreal Star.
The Terrible V'er da trance.
Tin- te Tiblc ferde lance !1 strike again
and again, and is the cans,, of great mot
tality where be exists. Causing death often
in a few moments. Over the whole earth
there is none to compare with him except
the not rfoos cobra of India. Although
not a Water snake, he is fond of the river
and tlat ends in its vicinity, seldom being
met witl iii t he hills. This denizen of the
reedy sw imp ami sedgy river bank is found
over the whole north (Ml the South Amer
lean con Inent, as well as In the islands ol
Trinidad St. Lucia and Martinique. lie
Is truly the evil genius of tin-two hitter,
where deaths from his bite form a high
percentage every year.
in Mar tnique, especially, it is necessary
oftentimes in some districts to bum the
com fields, so as to destroy these snakes he
fore the 1 egroes dare enter to cut the canes.
On one state thirty-seven i'er de lances
were kill d on a piece of ground contain
ing eleven acres.
of a dull yellowish or clay tinted ground
color, he s ringed with irregular, blackish
hands, narrowing toward the back and
broadenii g downward. This arrangement
of coloring makes him extremely difficult
todiseen on the flat alluvial lands where
the sun baked clay, mixed with the black
ened Colon of si Icks rotten and water soaked.
saakes a carpet of a color with his coat.
He is from live to seven feet in length, as
thick ass man's wrist, with a flat triangu
lar head. -George II. o'lteilly in Cincin
nati Commercial Gazette.
Have No Eaual
Allcock's Porous Pisstt rt have attained
a world-wide reputation solely upon their
superlative merits. They have would-be
rivals, but have never been equalled or
even approached in curative properties
and rapidity and safety of action. Their
value has been attested by the highest
medical authorities, as well as by un
impeachable testimonials from those who
have us d them, and Jhey are rec
ommended us the best external remedy
for weak back, rheumatism, sciatica,
colds, coughs, sore throat, chest and
stomach affections, kidney d ffloulty,
weak mu:cles, strains, stit bes, ami acheB
and pains of every description.
Beware of imitations, and do not be
deceived by misrepresentation. AsK for
Allcock's, and let no solicitation or ex
planation induce you to accept a substi
tute. Worth Hundreds ot Xiullars,
My wife used only two buttle of
"Mother's Friend'' before her third con
flaement. 8ays she would not be with
out It for hundreds of dollars. Had Dot
half as much trouble as before. Dock
Mii.es, Lincoln P.risb, La. Sold by
Hariz ct Bahnsen.
Bev. frfffinm Holltnahed
Of Sparta. J., voluntarily says:
"To Whom it May Concern:
" Unasked I deem it my dub to a suffering
humanity whose bodies, and souls I would
have healthy, to tell them of the value of
Hood's Sarsaparil!.-!. V Idle living in iliio
one id my children was greatly
Afflicted With Boils
taring SO on her thnbs, ami being unable to
walk. I had heard of Hood's S:irsnparil!a,
and bought a bottle, half of which cured en
tirely. Two years after, another child was
afflicted as badly. 1 used the other half
bottle of Hood's Barsapai -iiia with like re
sults. About Tour years after, the Child first
afflicted was nj-'am tormented like Job, and I
bought a battle (on Sunday at that and
again a cure. I gave Sonse ot We medicine to
apevr woman ami two children; they v.vrfl
helied as were mine. Through a testimo
nial sent toe. L Hood x Co . Inquiries came
from all the country, asking if it was a 'hoiia
Ode' testimonial, and ot course 1 wrote all
that it was. and have the knowledgi !
Scores and Scores
Of persons helped or cured by Hood's Barsa
parilla. Mild eases of rheumatism have
yielded to it. Biliousness and had liver have
been oof reeled in my own family. This is
the only patent medl line I have (ell like
praising. I speak not for c. I. Rood, but for
the .lobs who are Impatient and are tor
mented beyond endurance. Nothing I know
of w ill cleanse the blood, stimulate me liver,,
or clean the stomach s, pt-rfeeiiy as
Any person irtshmg to know more, enclosing
a stamp will be informed. Yours for tho
health, happiness and virtue of huucinity."
William Hollixshzd, pastor of Presby
terian church, Sparta. N. .T.
Hood's Pills cure habitual constipation.
Coat of Steamship Working.
Tin: cost of working a steamship is. in
compari-i u with many industries, exces
sive. During last year six of the steam
ships of .' large company earned a gross
profit Of 4rB0,680. Out Of that sum there
was lirst aid for the waircs and provisions
of the crew 160,000. Port charges came
next in amount, and over SBBgOOO Was so
paid, whil the cost of insurance was 945,
'. The bunker coals east 185,000, tin
cost of loading and discharging was MO,
000, and th commissions paid to merchants
and broke s. with dispatch money, aggre
gated It.'o.i 00.
When deck and engines stores, the cost
Of docking, paintim:, etc.. and the cost of
management is added, the total expendi
ture is brought up to 9815,000; so that only
about one- enth of the original -ross prolit
remains to Ih- divided among the owners
of the van Is. Louisville Con rier-.loiirnal.
Agg th,. Mammoth Trees.
A correspondent inquires whether the
celebrated ( 'alil'ornian tree monsters are
really 'J.CIV years old or more, as represent
ed In horticultural works. There is uo
doubt aho it their lieiiif; of these great
ajres. Sections of the exterior have lieen
cut into the wood and the annual growths
calculated iccordinirly. so th.-exact num
ber of year to produce a half inch has
been definitely ascertained. Dividing half
the diameU 1 of a tree, and multiplying by
these ascertained facts of annual growth,
the result gives the ages as already -given
by those Who have already pronounced
them of r MM age. The annual rintrs in
the one forming a pavilion lloor have lieen
counted ant found to number over 1,700.
Deliver to all Houses
PURE CHANNEL ICE
Cut at Watertow-D.
An Excellent Title.
As the capitalist drove by in his carriatre,
a Stranger asked a policeman who it was.
"Milliona re Brown," responded the
policeman c irtly, as if every Ixxly ought to
"I'm-er." hesitated the stranger. "Isn't
that a rather queer lirst name."
"What's t iie matter with iti" growled
the copjier. "You wouldn't object to he
lm: called t lat, would you! I'm sure I
wouldn't." Detroit Free Presa.
Rock Island Offi:e.
IBM Third Ave.
irt- ,: .1
- ' ' - rriI.WE.63?Bai P,l
eiiiauiti iir"tit. .
PaKTs r .-inr n 'I!
rt-trtr ntrrMi Iwaimilj.
ORI-T nr.l mWmffmmn mmpmfti S
vi ; ii.t ot kit i-s.ts
ftFCTPIC BUT A SO SUSPSHS0P1
PtrWiT thr-Mig! 1 V.'i'AE
1 an., Vt4lRlM -sThl KI1T1I.
rnrtsHt 1 M0 it. run.
nr I nil. Tl"ri
vigor of mn
eaaity. Quicklv. Permanently Restored.
",kM"' ServMmRta, Irhi:.tv. nnl all
the train of evils from early err..rs... later excesses
the results nt overwork. s kr.e. w. rrv. eu. Full
strength, devebipmenl. and tont r.VCS to every
(Tgan and BOTtion of the l.lv. tiimrlc, natural
rnoth.'de ln.nieoiate Intpmvemetll seen. FailoTa
lni,,sir.le. s..i r..fer. , ..... ... . explanatiou.
SSkSimoniafaUeOjseataMl !w. Address
ERIE MCD'CAL CO . UFFALO M V
S'jitf CIM '. - 'tttlxAl, S5RVCUI
UP.il.ir TSrfSi .s v:;i,ha.
MtSClt-AuiD -' r.U BtR NO
S'ij?-t ana.-3 Tin n. sa ncr.ta.
vieii TfiTt M Clt4i. ;.:. lit
nii.i , 1 b. tr. ntlr ear iii : . . 104a
trestlSfl oc triA. i,, .ci..r 1 . . . .im
0 , TsE PE-JU OC. rO
'SOl.v -ti.'ert!.. II (J ,RO's : vet wis
G-EO. P. STAUDUHAR
Plan? and superintendence for all class ol
Kooms 53 and 55, Mitchell A Lyndc building
With every TEN DOLLARS'
worth ol oq
WP Will Qfnrl ir rAnr - AA r
7 " xii viivi tv viii 11 11 11 t w ( ir
j iwi u-ieYearfl
We give you a ticket and punch out the amount of your ourrh
you have purchased $1 0.00.
BE SURE and get a Ticket. AUvm c k- .
ticket with you.
All the latest and most popular styles in Oxf
Our $2J Odd Lot Sale still continues.
rds and Fine Shi es
1623 Second avenue, under Rock Island Hous
IFe Offer Tom a Kemcrfy
which Itifittrra Safrti to
Life of Mother (tnd Child
Itobti Con fin -rt Oi . .
Pain, Horror a:iZ lUsfz.
after oatnaone bottle of loher rrirnd'" i
auttateu iiui Utile pain. and diii nol fxterK'r.oe thru
weakn.-.is iift-rx :ird -mtinl in sucti ea.w. lira
AsstL OaOE, Lamar, Mov, Jan. 15th, IStO.
S. nt to oirre's, eharces prepaid, on n-'elp: of
price, J ' .so per iiottle. Bak t. Mothers naatled hv
BH tSblMLD KKbl l lTOlt CO..
SOLD BT ALL DBDOw 1
&0LD BT HA ITZ 4 B1HNSES
WE ARE ALWAYS Tjrr" WITH
THE FINEST OF
Bread, Cakes, Buns and Pies
In the city.
Delivery wagons always on the road. Parties desironi
fe .v. Di.up at uieir residences, will nlease
same at our premises.
MUNROE, DeRUE & ANDERSON.
Will Cure any
IT WILL NOT
IP YOU TAKH
500 Reward tor aor
injurioos substanea fonaa
In ihe.e Capsnles.
Korey refn !d if not
as we say. Sent postpaid
on receipt of pries,
NORMAN LICHTY. FAMILY OHSHIST.
Des Moines. Iowa.
For sale b all dmristt. liar.,: Bstmaea.
TO THE AFFLICTED!
iif ra; tit fees to qcacfcs when tbebeai
me.:e:il treat; -i t r.m be h n 1 for reason
able nrlefeo! The lernChetotealCo. h-,h
pared tromthepreaulprtooaot Dr. will
ia:n.:, j.jn -It mnol wozid-wtdereoute
YOUNG MKr.v:;N ,
tram early Intliscrotions r otber -m;-.-; '
MIDDLE-AGED MEN X?,:"
ft Trt'fitiut.'iit a afo, t''rtiit?i nml Speed ' CCKH
FUiNAI PASTIIICC Earteneeproresthatta
n Ba? rw iullw, WntBl rUCGtCtnCfl aUtn Wl
"is'Mrcihc Nvemltiienta. Dr.WUliai
fWlHJ haWfMK. inisflsll AUPr.f ri t
nai PetBtUtee which act directly upon th
tliseviMtl "--ns.nnfl rMorv vie r N't,. -ttinn
Stnmnch Mtilirint1. bp th'y niv ti.t
cnanned bythe ffaiatric Juice rod require jo
ctygge of diet or liKenvpttonlnbiraM
ci.-iiiii! f r. .in K1.00 to f15X0, uw.l v lib tit.
...... . . i,; i-ini :..,i.tr' 'Trr n-'v v.':ir i.
m2?2LlV?m2 Pyaettee. Give uten, a trial
SPECIFIC No.81 SSSl Sr,
''rERINE EUTRrPHIC I-!
allot writ,- rorCatal srneand Information beb
e:.i i uiUii" ntbora. - Mress
The peru OHCWiirAL co
. sTOruasIN Srf.EE' V-lVkMUKft. tV
i , s
i n ii iiTncii? ui minn miiiuM
! RfiRPttXrrj MM J iff hp
SPECIAL CUT ON SMOKED MEATS:
Choice Sugar Cnred Hams,
' Bacon, - - - 8
" Dried Beef. - - -11
Boneless Ham, - - 10
a7 Th isi prices are '. rCaeh
H. Treman & Sons,
All telephone orders promptly fliied. Telephone M 11 ' T
THE MOLINE WAGON,
The Moiine Wagon Co.,
Manufacturers of FARM, SPRING AND FREIGHT WAGONS
roM an.l complete Hot i f Platform and ,taer Bprlsfi sragi ns,
sreaerairaa.cf sai.er.rr ,..-kniatfhli. and i il !
appiicatioo. S,-,- the MOLINE WAOUM befon p
CymjW d T- 6 days.
r"" ovj.U!t CURE i
Will HAT saiiai-
pi rtiu I UKt. ASKFr
Big Q no pain, nostain.1
FULt INS-BUCTICNS :TH EACH I
sirnL at al druggists.
.'ntral t'!imial Co
s aaaaaak. -sbvbbw---.mmw o-
. VSV SBIBBSSbtSBBBBr.
T. a THOMAS, Sole Agent,
.ay e Tmnz an
rl e t nEO. P.
Bovrt.i . "oh
Kftw&PAt'F.a Adverhstso llcaaau -in Brruoe
c ssaaas srasaa ircr-
t sice -utrots maj
Preparatory to moving in our new quarter;; on StJ -stieet.
back of Thomas" dragsti re,
WU set as tine a table to th-ir board-rs as any bous
u, navitig 20 cases of tine canned goods of all s '
ii you want a good meal call on them at ltill
end avenue next door east of Loosley"? Btore
gM MANHOOD RESTORES! 5
V ' i. " f.BnUi t r, Headache Wi
eo. .". nr.. '.:.ic.. l.:,..iiuii... a!: :r:t. r-ri-.1 ' '
Oraaaa tn eltaer sea eane i .v ..v.-r r:-i-r.
ese t'.nar-o. epiu"i . r MiniuJi:. w In. . - . : " .
:..t. an.l in-an'ty. Put ejic. .liver . -i.t t i.-.r.v nvH .1
'aswtiysaaittSforfa, vriia errry cmlrr we g .iu
or r..'ur,.: the :.e in . C.r.-u tree. jr, Sierse ! '
for s in R v-k i-lnnd hv fjr'z & Bthna. 8d Ave V. : - .
1:1.1 ; , saa aittlk raw :.
THE POSmVE CURE.
T BHOTFrKS, 6S V.'srron 6U Kew Tort fnce 60 CU.Q