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THE AimUb. TUESDAY. J A SlJ Alt Y 1 7, 1898.
A HAPPY NEW YEHR
Guaranteed to any victim of alcoholism who takev
The Morrell Cure.
Xo sore arms. No lay off from work. All other
cures shatter the general health. All graduates of
the Morrell institutes testify to increased weight and
vigor during treatment and permanent improvement
of general health.
Buford Block, Rock Island.
Postoffice block, Moline. '
Hibernian building, Davenport.
Communication and treatment confidential,
for circulars and testimonials.
m rrnTri mnn tlt hut mTiimnn nnnnn
M AVi T MANY W N H K H
!!! miu iuu mini niiiiuu uuujju.
Ladies' lace, warm lined shoes, sold at $1.75,
go a;. S1.2.
Ladies' lace, warm lined shoes, sold at$l.S0,
go at SI. 00.
Ladies' warm lined leather slipper go at
Ladies' felt waim lined slipper, sold at $1.00,
Misses and Children's, all that are left, go
the same way.
in LADIES' FINE SHOES GO AT BAR
GAINS. .Men's working shoes, congress,
lace and buckle, $1.00.
1625 Second Ave., under Rock Island House.
We Look Back With Gratification on a Year of
lard Work, Close Attention,
A Thoroughly Reliable Line i f
phoes and Slippers,
And Reasonable Prices,
Especially Reasonable Prices,
wre and ar Ihemoters of our ste tdily ir re-asing trad?.
We do net boast of the enormous tenitoty of eur ,
establishment, but we do cliira thaf w d a larger busi
ness ban any store in the Ranee line in the west.
MERIT AS3ISRTSS ITSELF We thank our patrons for
tlMr liberal support, and promise at all timis to re tiin
their confidence by handling on'y tin BEST GOODS.
SOI, :303 W. Second St., Davenport.
Proceedings In Detail of Last Night
Utt Council Rooms. Rock Island
111.. Jau 16, 1893. The council met In
re gul&r semi-moniblv sossion at 8 d. m
M it j or McConochie pnaidinff and all the
a-aernu n present. The miouus of the
ast regular and adjourned meetings waie
reao ana (.proved. On motion of Aid
K.aox the clerk lead the report of ihe
nance ard street and aliev committee on
fce bids for paring Fourth avenue, a
"We, your joint committee to whom
was referred tne bids for the Improve-
men? or t ourth aveuue and also a portion
ui x weniviounn street would report
mem to tie as follow-: Atkinson & O eff
06,839.29; Iiockfor.i Construction Co.
f 61.757 76: Edward & Wals1!. 61.092
96 making the oid of Edwards & Walsh
f ob4 80 lower than their next lowest
c mpetnor. We, jour committee, would
taereiore i Her the Iollowiog;
-nnereas. TSe firm of Elwards &
vtaisn are the lowest bidders for the
Fourth avenue and Twenty-fourth street
improvement, tnertiore be it
It -solved, Tnst tins mayor and proper
oujeers are m reDj authorized to enter in
to contract will said Hun for the pvioij
of fourth avenue and Twenty-fourth
sueei on tnetr prest'ut Did.
A!d. Knus moved that the report be re
reived nnd tee contract awarded Aid
uuceicg moved a- bu amendment that
the report be received aud placed on file
Aid Kennedy submitted the Mlowiog
"Your commi.tee vcou'd report th-.t the
National Ciay compnnv hve Disced
their brick on the tnurKet t,t i9 80 ri r M
ucueri a on ooara me cars lu this -nv
This is ft 50 per M cheaper than G i s
bun brkk ano yt ur committee believe
mir i'''p"t:ii iu, viuicu u carried out la
Keod fanb bctwrca our contractors at:d
hrme facturv will be benetiei-l io b;t!i
whils the contrttctois will h-ve the bea,-
fit of the difference in price and cnu if
thev so desire have nil our streets Dved
with h'.me Ir ck."
Oa motion of Aid. Knox the same wns
rpcetved and placed oa file. The yeas ami
nays otitis; called ft r resulted in unani
nious Vote ixcept Ad. Huetinir votin
Aid. B'adel called up the ordint.net for
the improvement of Fourth avenue and
Twenty-fourth street laid over under ihe
Aid, Guycr presented petitions of
property holders along siid line of im
provement ; raying that Rock I-hnd
brick for material be used, representing a
frontge tf 9 4SS feet out of a toial oi
Aid. Bladcl offered the following:
Whereas. A rn-.iority cf tax oaver
fronting the proposed Fourth avenue iui
provement desiTe that 6aid avenue le
paved with Rock Ulnad brick; therefore
R -solved. That the ordinance be i-o
amtudid as to sprcify Rock Island brxk
as tbe material to be ustd for paving s-.id
Aid Uuesing moved as a suts'.i.ute
thht the claute in the ordinat.ee. rtq-iir-in
the city cl rk to asvriifce for 2 t days
be strirkm out. The major ruled he
substitu'e out of order as not germain to
the question. Aid. Buesing appealed
from Id c ruling of the chair and the ques
tion was pui: ' Shall the decision of tbe
chair be eu3tiud? ' and carried.
The amendment was put upon its
passage aud carried unauimousiy, Aid.
rjui sing being txcuoed from yoting.
The ordinance as amended was then
fid.'pttd br unanimous vole.
Aid Sitrocder rnovid to reconsider
the action t'iKen in awarding the contract
te Edwards & Walsh for tbe improve
ment of Twentieth street couth of Ninth
avenue. Motion carried.
A motion to adjourn was voted pnn
and lost and lecess of five minutes
On reassembling Aid Kenntdy sub
mit ed a coKiOiissinnera' report for the
improvement of Fourth avenue and
Twentv fourth street in a total 6utn of
$73 898.73, which was adopted and the
city attorney instructed to file a petiiioa
in the coun'y curt tecotdiog to Uw on
motion of AM Kuox
Aid. Bladel moved that tbe city clerk
be instructed to acvertisa a con-r dor's
notice for the itr.MOvetnrnt of Fourth
avenue, E chteenth and twentieth
streets forthwith Motion sdopted.
Aid. Bladel oSeteil an ordtiianre for
riuht of way and to erect and maintain
telegraph poles and wires to tbe West
tern Union T 1 eraph Co. Referred to
ordinance and a 1 y coir.miitee od city
A'd. Scbroeltr, from the waterworks
committee, 8 ;bnitttd a communication
from tbe Jewell Filter Co . as to tbe ne
cessity of enltrging our present filter
system to make it satisfactory and suc
cecsful. hefetrsd lo-the waterworks
committee, suj-irirccdent cf water
works and the mavor to report
On motion the council adjourned.
Robert Koehlkr, City Clerk.
How to Visit the World's Fair
This ia the tl le of an illustrated "fold
er issuod by the Ctncago, Slilwaufefie x
St Pi ul railway for the bentfl- of all
wi stern people who intend to visit ChU
casro from M to October, 1893.
It tells the co-t uf getting there and
how to 0 Iitt ls what to do eho-it
bag'iSe, abr.r.t pi ices to eat aud tleep;
how to gut to the lair groucd-i, and it
gives many othfr it ms of Useful infor
mation. SDii our address with a two-
cent stamp and as for a "worlds Fair
Folder." Cico H Heafford,
Gfn'1 Pass. Ae't, Chicago.
Woriu'j Fair Hotel.
F. LT. Burnhnmia ia ttiecity in the in-
tere-it of the Damby Apartment Hotel.
UDtctgo. ihe hotel, a fine new atone
front iiek building of 63 rooms, is lo
cated in an excellent neiyhtiorhood (Ufde
P .rk) eight minutes wa.'k from tbe expo
Kitin grounds, four minutes walk from
Illinois Central trains, and half a block
from tbe Fifty fifth street cable
cir. It is intended to fill tbe bouse with
people from Reck IsUnd, Moline, Daven
port, Muscatine, Clintoa and vicinity,
thus m km it a b adqiinr'ers for friends
snd acquaintances while visiting the fair.
Already a long list of well known people
of Davenport and Muscatine have taken
rooms, thus availing tUtan-elvcs of choice
of rooors, and the very low ra'.ea pre
vailing now. The following are among
B P Tiitinghant,
J. B liic ardson.
Ch-rleu H. U bbell,
C'liri t an Mnelier,
H A. KmieB.
John W. Buck.
Cbaries A. Muck,
Ge rg-i tS. li'ibbell,
V MUm T. Diltoe,
J. B eyer,
John L. .Mason,
C. A. Ficke,
' OF acSC&TINE.
Jr dee Brannan,
W. II. Ji)nncin,
J t'arsk ddan,
K. F chall,.
e ha-les K Cade',
C. a. Vait.
John B. Hudeon,
George W Uiltoway.
U. N Ccvcra on,
G. W. Part. r,
F. M. W itler,
F. Keript rt,
OF DES MOINES.
B.R. Hiitchlns, J. N. Helm.
N. P. Jaqui a, Mrs. V. II. Kawuin ,
Present rites for rooms ncoommodH'lng
one or icor perrons are f 2 and f3 per
day. Early se!e( lion fives best r.-oms.
For particulars call on or sdJress F. H.
Burnham, at Harpnr hotiFe.
Two Ways of Writing-.
Mrs. Bibbs I declare you men can't write
a letter unless you have a regular desk and
office choir and big blotting pad, and I don't
know what all.
Mr. Bibbs Yes, and a woman may have
a $300 writing desk, with everything to
match, and yet she'll sit down on a stool
and write on an old book. New York
Fifteen minutes should be spent In light
reading or conversation before severe men
tal labor is begun. A light cigar lmmedi
ately after lunch aids digestion.
"Hatdsome it that handsome does,"and
if Hood's Barsspan'ila doesn't do hand
somely then no'bing does. Have you ever
14 John Scba'e-. Jr. to Gcereo A
MVtzgir. p-rt ot 9. Smith. S d-"ris & De
vore's a lJ. rt Ufrou. 500.
JC II Read 'O A W Wartswortb. lot 8.
R Wa:U r's tirU add. Moline. fT50.
Heii jnf Edward Bi;r ad. jr.to Andrew
McMoi-l. in. lot 5 h nrk 5 William Dick-
sons aid. Jlilm. -S3 0
C M O-horn, t xeeutcr to Ann C Bnr-
rall, ailminiatratrx. lot, 5, b'ock 5. Wil-
liim kon's ad.1,
Puil Miller to Gottlieb Ilocb, pr', lots
and 10, block 23 Ct.icaao orLtwer
add, Rock Isiaud. 2 8M).
Witty Keply of a Triest.
What a diverting scene was that when a
certain witty Irish priest was invited to a
ureaKiast Dy Mr. ti , then in rower, to
meet a strange gathering of "thinkers,"
advanced and others, to whom, in uisquiet,
but none the less effective. Ktvlp. h W-
dressel his pleasant rallyings.
VJr a sudden the ereat man. with onn f
those curious turns to which be is nnrtinl.
amid nil the laughter lx-canie grave and
pretematurally solemn. lowering his
voice into conspiracy tones, as though big
with some coming revelation, he said, mysteriously:
YV hat will you savto this. Father TT
when I tell you that on mv last. via!.
Italy 1 saw on the doorof the riuin-h r.f se
Agnes, etc., a table of indulgences, and nctl
uany saw written up there a remission of
l.ttW years of punishmeutcn oavmpntof nna
Every one bent forward to listen TVno
there was uo apropos, but here the divina
wtis likely to be "cornered." With that in
tensity of tone which is characteristic of the
eminent statesman he went on:
es. Father H , I saw It with mv
own eyes. A thousand venrs fornincM.
franc! What do you sav to that?"
"What do I Bay?" said the padre, gayly,
'why, I say it was dirt chean! What mnm
would you want for your money?"
The roar of laughter at this "unpxnpcr!
sally may lie imagined. Gentleman's Magazine,
Too Marti Mars.
A young man was out with his swect-
neart in one of oursubnrl.s. Tbpy were talk
ing about the stars and he was pointing
several of them cut to her. 11c had hoard
that Mars lay very low iu the si,y. After
looking around he observed what he
thought to tie Mars, and accordingly point
ed it out to the young lady, remarking that
she would not h;:ve thought that that bril
liant star was millions of miiesaway. They
went on chatting, he still pointing out
stars and professing to know a lot about
them, when be suddenly observed that
Mars appeared much more brilliaut and
larger, aud he liegun to think something
was wrong. lie soon forgot it, however.
and went on talking and laughing, when
they suddenly stopped, both looking at the
same object. It was the object he had point
ed out as Mars, and which now turned out
to be a railway sigual.
"I thought you said that was millions of
miles away?" said the young lady.
Poor fellow 1 I or the next half hour he
wished himself millions of miles away. He
never attempted to talk about stars again.
Tbe Moat rieasant Way.
of preventing tbe grippe, colds, head
aches, and levers is to ute the liquid
axative remedy Syrup of Figs, wiien-
tvr the SYSiem needs a gentle, yet tCec-
tive cleansing. To ' be benefited on
must gel the true remtdy manufactured
by the California Fig tjtup Co. only.
For sale oy all druggists iu 50c. -md f 1
iVira-veh was fourteen miles long and
eight miles wide, the w hole t it y surrounded
by a wall 100 feet high, so thick as to fur
nish ample room for three chariots to be
driven abreast around the top.
i : posses
Mature should he
c Itimpurities of the
docs it 0 wel!, so
promptly, or so
safely as Swift's
. LIFE HAD IvrO CHAR2IS.
Tor three years I v.-as trouUcd wii'j utala-t-al
poison, which caused my appetite to fail,
iiid I wss gready reduced in flesh, ard life
lost all its charms. I tried mercurial and
ootash remedies, but to no effect. I could
get no relief. I then decided to try
A few bottles of thb wonderful
medicine made a complete and permanent
cure, and I now enjoy better health than ever.
J. A. Rice, Ottawa, Kan.
Oar book on Blood and Skin Diseases
Swift Specific Co., Atlanta, Ga,
THE FOUR POINTS
For your consideration
The Material, the Workmanship,
The Finish, the Selling
Wt THINK WE ARE JUSTLY IN IT
Come and investigate for yourself. .
Our FURNITURE, Every Description.
CARPETS, Every, Texture.
v'-tl-c' v rA i -
, f s7
is, Comforters aod. Beflflmi
in faci ever? thing -cu ned ! the ftora
EASY PAYMENTS. No Extra Charge.
OHAS. A. MECK
'"22 Krady Jitreet, Davenport, It
Open till 8 o'clock, Saturday's till 10.
Opera. X2oo.&e Baloon
tniORKE St'H.tFEK, Froorietor.
10Ca Second Aver.ne, Corner of Siitetnth Street. - 0;i;iite Carper's Theatre.
'.he choicest Wine. Liquors. Beer d Cigars aiwavs on Hstt4
Tree I anrh Evcrv Dav nf oiiwiches Fnr.-a-.i1 od St:ort Notloe.
Rock Island Buggy Co.
MANDFAOTURKBS OF -
Phaetons, Surries, Buggies, Spring and Farm Wagons.
It will py you to call and get our Low Prices
Br fore Buying
n Factory aul Ware rjoms oa ICth street between 1st ard Id sve.
Retail Trale epec:l!y Bolittted. :
"A FAIR FACE MAY PROVE A FOUL BAR
GAIN." MARRY A PLAIN GIRL IF SHE USES
1 -.; t i
We will occupy our new store, cor. of Fifth avenee'
and Twenty-third St., and will be known as the
KOKST KOEckRIT Pharmacist.
Fioprietoror of the Brady street . e. - , V
AH klndi of Cat Flower conctautlT on band. .
urtea Hooaes '
.. . v, i .. Flower Store . .
ii.e oioctixrtbof Ctn'ial Drik4 il larfoiln !. - zd Bra!y rtree'.Tsveetljau