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Both the method and results when
i q of Figs is taken; it is pleasant
n freshing to the taste, and acts
v yet promptly on the Kidneys,
jjyei and Bowels, cleanses the sys
: vtually, dispels colds, head-
- and levers ana cures nabitual
. tipation. Syrup of Figs is the
uly remedy of its kind ever pro
., pleasing to the taste and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
tion and truly beneficial in its
-. prepared only from the most
althy and agreeable substances, its
xcellent qualities commend it
nil and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
' Syrup of Figs is for sale in 75c
titles by all leading druggists.
Any rt liable druggist who may not
it on hand will procure it
tly for any one who wishes
::. it. Manufactured only by the
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.,
SAN KKANCI9CO. CAL.
10UISVILLS. KY. NEW YORK, N. Y
J E. KEIDY.
T. B. flKIDY.
V bb i. Hitchtl Jt I.ymle lmitdicg, ground
loor, Id rt ar of Mitchell & 1 ynoe hunk.
1Z4T IT"- -Bit
Best Line of
CARPETS AND FURNITURE
And the largest and beat line of
IN THE TUREE CITIES.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
1809 and 1811 Second Ave.
I Lave ju
of thiB se; r and
Datternsin b..iy sets, four piece
sets (batter, sugar, creamer and
spooner). bowls and other table
glass ware, which include many
articles both pretty and cheap.
Glass is particularly rjrettv
on the table in spring and sum
mer. Wouldn't you like to
Lall and see it?
G. M. Looslky.
S , Lamps,
ItiUD second avenue.
Subscribe for Stock
In the 8econd series of the
Borne Building and Loan Asso
ciation, of Rock Island.
A Bafer and better investment
than Government Bonds, be
cause the loans are made only
upon established values and it
Pays more than three times as
much interest besides the
amount invested and the profits
can be withdrawn at any time.
Money loaned at lowest rates.
R. A. DONALDSON, Secretary.
''rici. Rooms 8. 4, 5 and 6 Masonic Temue.
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HOW MILAN LOOKS
Th. Worst of the Great Flood Is
TH HJGH KO(K RIVER STILL 1YA;ES
'ne in MAkWlh Overtlowinn
Town ,r tdn-lfe, Outio,.k at
Iik. .otim . But
1 1 order to obtain some more sccunte
information and estimate if possible
the amount of damages to property occa
sioned by the late floods at Milan, an
Ab&UI reporter accompanied by an artist
nude the inuiida'ed village a visit yester
df.y afternoon and the twain pad-lied
about the streets of theCitv bv the Hen
nt pin in a boat, as that is the on:y means
of transportation left for the iniiabiiants
of the isola ed town. No street cars
hi ve run to Milan for several divs acd
scarcely a vehicle of any kind h is ven
ttrea over the bridges that pan the
svo'len streams of raging water. The
fit st two bridees have not tie a ;n so
gieat danger, bu under the 'bird and
f urih the seething foaming waters have
b,en between braces and sills, ar,d hud it
Dot been for the fact that the r.ver has
d trine the last couple of davs been
REMARKABLY TREE FROM DRIFT
ii which lies the most danger of b:i lges
bsing carried away, it is hard to deter
n ine what the result nrght have been.
The fourth bridge, the one which was
Cirritd away by the floods a few years
a j, was considerably streDgthtned when
i' was rebuilt by larger s.one being placed
in the abutments, and the danger cf Its
t eing carried away was not thought to be
8) great. The water comes we'l up on
i on railroad bridges of the R I & P.
also, and the company has forbade their
use until the water recedes. The force
vith which the angry waters dash agairst
tie iron braces and abutments of 'brse
I eavy structures fairly makes one shiver,
f r miles above the torrent ca-hers
nrength, and then in a whirling seething
foaming mass comes dashing down
against the bridges with such force as to
almost tear them from their founiations
and passes beneath with a deafening
A.t the further end of the last bridge
where the wagon road crosses the rail
THE INVADING FLOOD
has cut off all travel, except the more
venturesome who wade across, it being
here that the unfortunate JameB I' st
lost his life yesterday morning wh;le at
tempting to get to the other side. Ev
ery street in the pretty little city is fl od
ed with from six inches to four or five
feet of water, a point at the corner of
Third and Water streets and the high
railroad embankment being the only two
dry places in the whole town. The wa
ter flowing over the low lands now has
a great sweep and fl ws through ttie
streets with such a current that it is bear
ly possible to hold skill in one pjsitioa
U n . k ' S.-tL . . ... .. -v,4'I
DIXOX STREET, LOOKISa WE-T
against the rushing waters. The water
has it ereitest depth in the central part
of 'wn where the railrnnn embankment
acts as a sort of dam, the water along
the fou of which flows even with the
top of the picket fences. The little town
n&f piesents a desolate appearance,
barns, sheds and outhouses h-,ve been
washed away, while over mmv gardens
and well kept door ya-ds that i ummer
add bcairy to the village a swit unning
river now holds undisputed aw-.. .
On the low land to the eist an 1 south
all the one-story
HOUSES ARE TK.NNANTLESS
while those who have a second story to
their home have moved everything up
stairs anil ar-. g' ad to get in and out of
the second story windows from a skiff.
To the sou!h of the railroad the fliol is
even worse, where all of 20 families have
been driven frim their homes and forced
to seek shelter where best they could.
The town hall on Dixon street and the
large public school building have been
thrown open and botn are filled with res
idents who were driven from their homes
by the inundation of the town. If the
people of Milan had been fortunate enough
to haye possessed a Noah in their
midst now they would probably now be
pourirg forth their fervent thanks to a
kind providence, but it was not their lot
to be so blessed, and be that h. an ark
shares it with his neighbor without
grumbles or groans of discontent.
FROM THE RAILROAD EMBANKMENT
Standing on the railroad embank i.ent
one can look in almost any direction and
as far as the eye can reach the flood ot
the inundation is visible. The first
sketch snows Dixon street looking wca
from Fourth street, being in the rentral
ponion of the t wn and shows the height
of the water in that vicinity. The town
hall anr! Kuehl's shoe store on the right.
The U. S engineering offlje of Cpt.
Wheeler is located also in th t block but
does not show in the (-ketch.
Cap. L. L Wheeler's residence is j ust
across the street from th town hall.
The second sketch is from Third and
Dixon streets looking south on Third,
LOOKING 80VJTH .
I showing C. 11. Dibbern & don's store on
the left and Gilmore's implement house
on the right, while beyond is the Milan
Canning establishment and Weaver's
blacksmith shop. This is the main street
of the town and on which the water is
running from one to four feet deep.
The water fell about half an inch at
Milan yesterday, which gave hope to
THE DISTKB8SED INHABITANTS
as it was also reported that Rock river
bad fallen seven inches at Rockford and
that it was also falling at Sterling. The
damages done by the flood in the village
and vicinity would be bard to estimate as
most of the Iobs will result from damages
to streets, sidewalks and the lower floors
of residences and stores. A large num
ber will also suffer from the lo-ses to gar
dens, etc , while the township will be
put to heavy expense in repairing bridges,
culverts, and roais ha have been
M.cy p '.-turesque scenes are always
presented in flooded districts, and Milan
has its share. All kinds of water
craft from frail rafts of plank
nailed together to Bail boats and canoes
are in use by residents in paddling from
place to place.
At the home of William Tenges the
barn became flooded and in ordt r to save
his horse it was nect ssry to bring him
up on the porch. The accompanying cut
shows his h'Tseship at anchor on the
front porca. D. zns of other scenes
descriptive of the inconvenience the in
habitants are put to might be pre
sented. THE ILOOD IN '88
prtsented a dtointe kpi earance hut the
pres! nt one exceeds it. The indications
ire now tbat the flood reached its great
est htigbt yesterday, and as !l is now
falling up above on Rock river it is
thougnt that the distressed dwellers cf
Milan will le euabled to emerge from
their places of safely a-ain in a day or
AT THE DIKE.
It will be seen by the stage of water,
which wns 18 83 at neon to-day, that
there has been a gradual fall during the
past 24 hours, and indications
now point to a steady dtcline of the pref
tnt high stage. Reports from up the
rivtr show a fall all alorg. and unless
there should come another stries of heavy
rains up north tb re will be no further
danger. At the d;se in the lower part of
the city the dinger is by no mean. over.
While the wat-r i- fa ling gradually al!
the while, yet if a high wind or heavy
sloim should come up a break in the dike
might possibly occur It is being watcaed,
however, and repaired where it is deemed
There are two ice houses in the flood
ed rtgion of the lower part of the city
whi ;h are completely submerged by wa
ter. One is owned by the Rock 1-land
Ice company and contains 400 tons of
ice; the other is owned ! y George Bark
er, and both will probably be heavy suff
erers, as the wa'er rushing through the
building cuts through the ice cakes,
which are dimiDtebtd in size and a con
siderable loss suff rea in consequence
how much it cannot be d -termined until
"the water goes out.
WILLIAM TENGES FOKCKD CIRCUMSTANCES
The C, M fc St. P. got in its first pas
senger train since the flood this after
noon and expects to have trains running
4th of JULY !
t opened up the largest and
nesf line of
OF ALL KINDS; ALSO
at right prices; don't forget to
call at 1717 Second avenue.
C. C. TAYLOR.
To call yonr attention to a few facta:
Your evesiebt Is priceless the eyes need good
care; Improper spectacles are liinrions, you
should rot trust your eyesight to irrespousible
peddlers of cheap spectacles.
H D. FOLSOM
Is a Practical Optician, and will take pains to
properly fit your eye for every defect of vision
and will guarantee a perfect fit in every case.
If the lines in this diamond figure do not
appear equally black ia all the different
meridians, it indicates a defect of sight
that causes nervous hend-ache and should
be corrected at once. Eyes tested free.
" Ok W MM - fluuJ. rmA i 1 In,-, ikm ! . Mm
H. 0. FOLSOM,
On Monday and Tuesday of this week.: he ladies
of this vicinity are invited to inspect tnmples of
r renen, Uerman and Engli-h dre-s Koods for the
fall and winter seasons. A repres eatatlvc from
one of the largest impo-ters of foreign fabrics
locates in .his ountry will be at our store and
will exh hit the very latest Paris and London
novelties, boti in robe puterns anil troods bv tin-
yard. Samples will bj on exhibition nn irrnn.i
floor right mljo.ning our dress department.
All ladies desiring to selei t choice exc'nsivr
designs will do w. 11 10 call as early as possible.
in Till the higher cost goods no dapdcatM will
basold. Thus enabling early callers to uet flrt
selection, and wilh the
ladies will get the same pattern. This exclusive
nessw llbe a strong feature of our dress "ood
Kodicn, the celebrated Paris manufacturer of
high class novelties, will be fully represented in
All drss goods patterns for
orders will be delivered on or
1720, 1722 snd 1724 Second Avesue.
GO TO TUB
CENTRAL SHOE STORE
For your Summer Footwear.
Men's roTigoa Oxfords $1.7.r and $2.00,
Men's Patent Leather Oxfords 2.00 and $2 50,
Men's Worhiog Shoes iu Oong. or Laj-, 1 15 a pair.
cheap at $1 50
1 adies' pat. tip cloth top Shoes 2 00 and upwards,
Ladies' Booties only $1 .60. worth 2 00,
Ladies' Oxfords ptent tip, all solid, only $1 10 a pair,
A full line of Lawn Tennis goods, for large and smail,
from 50c and up.
Iu addition to these low prices we are giving away free
an elegant life tize Crayon Portrait.
Call and get a card and ask for particulars.
Harper House Block. - isi8 Second Avenue.
N. B ISot open on Sundays.
Claybank, Minn., May 8, 1892.
H. THOMAS, Druggist, Rock Island, III.,
Dear Sir: I have used your Pills for the
last 8 months and find I have been benefit
ed by them more than any others and find
myself greatly indebted to you for my health.
Therefore, I remain yours most sincerely,
Claybank, Goodhue County, Minn.
Adams Wall Paper Co.
STORES -Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Reynolds.
r fine. mn H
The Bones Never Slip, No Knots to Tie.
Hammock size pl&te or screw, 15 cents. Clothes line sizes per pair, 15 cents.
GEORGE H. KINGSBURY, Sole Agent.
1703 and 1705 Second svenue. Telephone No 1218,
and all kinds of hot weather cotton dress fabrics
Shantomt Pongrees. India silk, .Toille De Em
pire, Delhi Mulls. Pekia Pongee, Bengal Tissue.
Canton Crepes, nutcbets Mulls, Cheve ous, Bed
ford Cords, Brandectrarg llothes. Nonpar!!
Cords Apple Blrssom Tissue.
Are but a few of the many new and attractiv
fabrics which we have opened ar.d w ill be on sale
on Monday and while lhey last. The extreme
lowuess of the price which will preVoQ on the?
goods, will add very much to the attractiveness of
We have SCSTOd a big job In children"s snd
mieses summer ur.dirvest will be received on
Tue-day which will sell at 10 cci ts each.
This is the tr:ttet drive offered in our under
wear department so far this season.
A l'H of spleandid new values in summer under
wear will go on sale at the same time which we
have no spac toe mention in detail .
which we shall take advance
about August 1st.
j WJL. EYSTER. '
Por all Kinds" of