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n t !'. "'.tii. ami ' hat it is decldidly more nutritious than
.irilv "i'iire" util highly digestible. Trw quotations in -ur-r,'m
Trade rivals) from my hook on Therapeutics are qui;o
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v ;s liotrrKN'8 Cocoa in thus rfferlna"u rrprTled, an'l V rrry
it, '. thrrrhv prfmtptfd to fjire it a vrrj liawlfornp trsdmon-tiii. Hi
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teed to any victim of alcoholism who takes
The Morrell Cure.
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shatter tne general neann. u graduates ot
Worrell institutes lesiuy to increasea weignt ana
-r during treatment and permanent improvement
BuforJ Block, Rock Island.
Postot'lice block, Moline.
Hibernian building, Davenport.
hmunication and treatment confidential. Send
circulars and testimonials.
Among the ea.ly arrivals for spring
In Ladies' Fine Footwear, is the
Russet and Black Leather. This is the
iitest," and is suitable for both houss and
treet wear; fits th? foot like a glove, being
perfectly seamless, and at once" combines
omfort and style.
iN'S SPRING STYLES
in Russet and Patent Leather.
162? Second Ave., under Rock Island House.
i Your Money Judiciously.
GET THE MOST FOR IT.
'at values for little money.
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303 W. Second St., Davenport.
Diioae 1098. 231 Twentieth street.
Regular Monthly Meeting of the City Coun
lil The Official Proceedings.
City Council Room, Rock Island,
Fe:i. 20 TLe city council met in regular
semi-moDtbly session at S p. m, Mayor
MoConochie preMdiDg and all the alder
men present. Tbe minutes of the last
nieetinp were read and approved.
The clerk read an ordinance directing
tbn city collector to make ta report of
delinquent special takes to the county
collector on or before March 20. Passed
A'd. Kennedy submitted an ordinance
Vr i he improvtment of certain strioa on
Fontth avmue now occupied by the
tracks of the Davenport & Rock Island
Railway company, by special assessment.
payments to be made in four annual in-
ttallmeLts bearing 6 per cent interest.
Aid. Kennedy submitted an estimate
of the cost of paving under the foregoing
ordinance which was adopted and the city
attorney instructed to institute proceed
ings in the county court. Adopted.
Aid. Guyer submitted an ordinance for
a system of sewers in tbe Seventh ward.
Aid. Guyer submitted estimates for
the cost of the work ordered in the fore
going ordinance, which was adopted and
the city attorney wan instructed to insti
tute proceed. ngi in the county court act
cording to law.
Aid. Guyer read an ordinance for the
payment of tbe cost of improving Fourth
avenue by special assessment. Passed
Aid. Kennedy read the commissioner s
estimate of the cost of the foregoing im
provement, which wa; approved and
proceedings ordered begun in the county
Aid. Gayer submitted the coo. mis-
sioners' report as to the cost of ths sewer
ordered in Barth & Babcock's addition,
which was approved and proceedings
ordered begun in the county court.
Aid. liuesiog submitted the commis
sioners' report of the cost of the Twelfth
street storm drain, which was adopted
and proceedings ordered begun in the
Aid. Kennedy, from the street aad al
ley committee, made a report directing
the ordinance committee to report an or
dinance for the improvement of Twenty-
third street. Adopted.
Also in favrr of refunding certain sums
advanced in widening Fifth avenue on
an understanding not equitably carried
ut. tteterri d to tbe city atternev.
Also a resolution instructing the city
attorney to ask that the Sixteenth alreet
assessment be confirmed at the March
term of tbe county court. Adopted.
The clerk read a petition from F. W
Blocklinger and others to submit t the
voters at tbe coming city election a pre
position to levy a 8-mill tax for the es
tablisbment of a city hospital. Petition
granted unanimously, on motion of Aid
Tbe clerk read a communication from
tbe Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Rail
way company, as to an over-assessment
on the Fifth avenue improvement, and
asking that a rebate be made. A motion
by Aid. Guyer to lav on the table was
lost, and the matter was referred to the
street and alley committee and the
Tbe clerk read a petition iu relat.on
to a sewer from C.J. W. Schreiner. which
was referred to tbe sewer and finance
The clerk read a letter from W. A.Dar
liog, asking the council to subscribe for
copies -f a map which be has prepared.
Referred to ihe special World's fair com
The clerk read a communication from
J. W Brackett and other property hold
era of First avenue, between Eleventh
and Twelfth s'reets, protesting against
the unlawful occupation by the Rock Isl
and & Peoria Railroad company, of First
avenue, etc.. es follows:
Whereas, The R. I. & P. R. R. Co. is
opposing the proposed terminal facilities
fierea tbem in a locality where they nl
readv have several tracks for the switch
ing and storing of cars, and resist being
disturbed in their unlawful occupation of
First avenue (a public street of the city)
for switching, storing cars, coal sheds.
coal dumps and other unlawful obstruc
tions, all of which are inconsistent with
tbe lawful use of a public street; and
Whereas. Lvs on First avenue ha?e
been sol., and taxes have been paid
thereon, wtb tbe view that First avenue
has been -ewfu'ly laid out, and plaited
and recorded in same manner as any oth
er street has bet n laid out in the city. and
j that First avenue is. tbciefore, a public
treel, and is etruled to the same protec
tion by ihe city council as other stretti in
tbe citv ; and
Whereas. Tho supreme court of this
state has decided and holds that as to a
public street facing a navigable strearr,
the w;d h of such street m :st be from lot
line to water edge, and that the city coun
cil ia tac custodian of all such streets, fcr
ihe use and the purpose for which they
have been dtdica'ed, and that the city
council caennt dives', itself of its power
and control over them, in fvor of acy
other rers..n or corporatinn.nor have they
tbe power to convert auch street to any
other u.-c ihn such as will be consistent
with the use for which it has been dedi
Whercaa. The city council has no pow
er or authority to lease, rent, license or
crant nrivilece upon any street for pn
vate use. profit or benefit, to the damage
of the abutting property holders, and to
the obstruction of such street and its
proper etjoyme nt by the public
Therefore, We, the undersigned resi'
denta and holders of abutting property on
First avenue do hereby express ourselves
that while we are heartily in favor of
good railroad facilities and are willing to
do all in our power in assisting we ran
roads thaV are here, and will also assiBt
those that are seeking an entrance into
the citv. in them acquiring the best tacll
ities possible to do their business, yet we
do nratest aea nst the uniawrni oocupa
tion held by the R. I. & P. R- R- Co. on
First avenue (a public street of the city)
facing blocks 3, 4, 5. 6. to the west end
of the old town of Rock Island
between Eleventh and Fifteenth streets.
in frost of our property and
homes, for cars and switch ground.
to the damage of our prop
eriv. on which we are compelled to pay
large lazes, aad as said K. I. f. KaU
road company is abundanly able to own
grounds to do its business on, pay taxes
thereon, and do its part in improving the
city as otoer legitimate basinets enter
prises are compelled to do; We there
fore, do hereby petition your honorable
body, that you will afford us in front o
our property and h.m?s the same protec
tion as is mf.iatained in other parts of tbe
city, and thereby reliave us from the nuis
ances and unlawful occupation by the R.
I. & P. Railroad company in using tbe
location above mentioned, as their switch
and car yards, and for other unlawful
constructions, by giving instructions to
said R. I. fc P. Railway company, requir
ing them to vrovide grounds necessary
for their business, and that their unlaw,
ful occupation will be terminated, after
a reasonable time necessary to improve
grounds for that purpose.
Aid. Gayer moved tha the prayer of
tbe petition be granted and the city at
torney be instructed to give notice ac
Frederick Hass addressed the council
in behalf of the petition, and was fol
lowed by Capt. J. W. Brackett, after
which the petition was referred to tbe
special committee hereretofore appointed
on the same subject together with the
city attorney, with instructions to report
at the next meeting, on motion of Aid.
Robert Koehler. City Clerk .
Ths modern invalid
Has tastes medicinally, in keeping with
otner luxuries. Anmedy must be pleas
antly acceptaole in form, purely whole
some in composition, truly beneficial in
effect and entirely free from every ob
jctionabl quality. If really ill he cons
suits a physicinn; if constipated be uses
the eentle family lxtive, Syrup of
Catarrh in Sew England.
Ely'b Cretm Bairn gives satisfaction to
every one usir.g it for catarrhal
troub:es G. M. Melior, Druggist, Wor
I believe Ely's Cream Balm Is the best
article for conrrii ever offered the pub
lic. Bush & Co., Druggist, Worcester,
An article of real merit. C. P. Alden,
Druggist, Sprihgfield, Mass.
Those who use it speak highly of it.
George A. Hill, Druggist. Springfield,
Cream Balm baa given satisfactory re
sults. W. P. Drr.per, Druggist, Spring
fVbat the lion. George G. Vest says in
regard to the superiority of the Hrsct
bcrg's diamond and lion-changeable 'spec
"I am u.nng glasses which I purchased
from Prof. Hirschberg ami they are the
best I ever tried; it affords roe gtea
pleasure to reoommeo'l Prof. Hirschberg
as an excellent optician, and his glaeset
arc simply unequalled in my experience
G G. Vest.
These spectacles are f.n sale bv T. H
Tlomas (H-cut !.r Rock Island.
GET OUT, That's the word,
YOU MUST HELP US TO UNLOAD.
O For One Week!
Fits All u:b topped free by Dr.
Kline's Great ficrve Rettorer. No fits
after the first day's use. Marvelous
cures. Treatise aud 2 irial hottle free to
fit cases. Send to Dr. Kline. 831 Arch
fctreei, Philadelphia, Pa. For sale by all
druirirwts ci! on tc-.TB
rag ERADICATES BLOOD PCI-
iadxs isurv f.D ulouu ain r.
CEvrt a.-, bottles f ?Tft .rcif.e (S.S. S.)
entir.-ly cleansed try systsm of contagious
.'. m. lloor&iz, fchrcvL-port, L
jSfTR CURES SCROFULA EVEN
IN ITS WCRET FORMS.
T HAD sctoi-il A tn 1SSJ, nnd r'er.nscd mv
svstf-.m '- from it by t.iking seven
oottles ot :"- .- I Iltc net had any symp
loias sine .. C. V. WiLrrx.
Spai taiiburg, S. C
HAS CURED HUNDREDS OF
CASES OF SKIN CANCER.
Treatise on Blood ami Skin Diseases mailed
frer Sw:? Si-kcifit Co.. VSaiua-
TILL wmriSS IBSflSAUSCSATIOH.
Beginning Monday, Feb., 20th, you can buy"any
thing in our North Room at 20 per cent off.
Chairs, Tables, Parlor Suits,
Pictures, Easels, Etc.
We are daily receiving new lots of Carpets, .
Curtains, Bedroom and Parlor Suits, Side
Boards, Extension and Parlor Tables,5Cup
boards, Office Desks and Chairs. Come
at once if you want
EASY PAYMENTS. No Extra Charge.
CHAS. A. MECK
322 Brady Street, Davenport, Ii
Open till 8 o'clock, Saturday's till 10.
Tbe road to
tn tne war ot
train seirioe la
and Ohio Rj.,
which p asset
tl rongb the hat
tlefielda of Vir
ginia and West
tbe most pictur
The P. T. V
ta the only din
lng car train.
All the thronKh
ed with elec
tricity, and are
heated with ptetm. For lowest excursion rates
and complete iuf rmatinn apply to nearest
ticket agent, or address C- B. RYAN, assistant
uaiu. r. ifnuuan.K.. v .......t I lrTt" in.-u t i It
E I'-.iv-u. . -r- " ' - - ' ,
ask for the GERTS. LUMBARD & CO.,
Chicago-Made Brushes, and insist on get
ting them. See our name on the handle
none other genuine. Our brushes are the
Best Made Best Material
of any manufactured in this country.
Gerts, Lumbard & Co.,
Established 1850. CHICAGO.
Made from any old photo, executed 'la the moat
artistic workmanship t
- HAKELIER'S -
taisabto Paotecraphlc Fstmbliasment over Kc
Oabcw. cantfactioa a-aaramksS
"A FAIR FACE WAY PROVE A FOUL. BAR
GAIN." MARRY A PLAIN GIRL IF SHE USES
THE MOLItfE WAGON,
The Moline Wagon Co,
Manulactnrers o! FARM, SPRING AND FREIGHT WAGONS
A. fall and complete line of Platform and other Spring Warons, especially son plea to Us
Westers trade, of superior workmanship and finish rilnstratod Price List free OB
api-iication. Bee the MOL1NK WAQON before oarchasing
Rock Island Buggy Co
MANUFACTURERS OW -
Phaetons, Surries, Buggies, Spring and Farm Wagons.
It will pay yon to call ani get our Low Prices
Factory and Ware rooms on 16th street between 1st atd 2d ave.
Retail Trade especially aoUelte
C. J. W. SCHREINER,
Contractor and Builder,
tm lis Feartfc Tu. Eesidsnce Ul raortb ayenae
' Plana aad tpeeifteatkias f iiraUhed on all classes or work ; also agent for Willer s Palest ioata
)XUm Bds OBWtUaf new, styUah and dosiraM.