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THE AlittUS. FTUDAY, AIMltL 7, W'.i.
ri-City Morrell Institutes,
TREATMENT FOR nP3
o Soreness or the Arm,
cure is guaranteed if patient will follow instruc-
i : it-rr cnViAf will Ka CAnt rn in.
'cation- Correspondence contiaential.
LOCATION OF OFFICES:
Rock Island, 111.
Poet Office Block.
BIG SOURCE OF POWER.
Special offering of Mens calf
skin Shoes, spring styles, $2.50.
These shoes combine style
and wearing qualities, equal
to $3.00 shoes.
Two Dollars and-a-Half.
162? Second Ave., under Rock Island House.
Timely hints what to buy.
And where to buy the newest styles.
FOR LADIES IFOR MEN.
Picadilly Bluchers Tan
Enaical with Patent Leath
er Trimmings to match.
Russia Leather and Don
gola in Boots an 3 Half
These styles are positively the latest.
Second and Harrison Sts., Davenport.
INCORFOJLA.TXD TJHDKB THB STAT I.AW.
Roek Island Savings Bank,
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.,
Open dallj from la. m. to 4 p. m., and Saturday tbhIbb from 1 to 8 o'clock.
Five per cent interest paid on Deposit. Moner loaned on Personal. Co'
lateral, or Real Estate Security
p L. MITCHELL. Pres. t c. DINKMaKK. Tlce-FTea. i. M. BUVOKJ), Oasblai
P.L. Mitchell. B. P. Reynolds. F.C.Denkmajin. John Crnbengh, H. r. Hall, -Phil
Mitchell, L. Simon, S. W. Hurst, J. M. Boford.
jioiioi Htmt, Solicit ra.
"Bugan bnslnesii July 8. 1890, and ocenpy the southeast comer of Mitchell Lysde's new
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor arid BiailcLer,
ce and Shop Corner Se-renteenth Bt.
ma beTenth ATenae,
All kinds of carpenter work a specialty. Flans and estimates for all kinds of baildlsss
famished an application.
S. N. Stewart Wrllen on th VHtt Atl
vantate (if the Klv.-i.
S. N. Stewart the ferrv owner, well
known in Uock Island, having been
here last summer attempting to in
troduce a plan of ferry launches be
tween Rock Island and Davenport, has
written the following communication
to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
In your issue of today I notice an
editorial note toncernin; the utiliza
tion of the iower of the Mississippi
river in St. Louis.
River motors or current motors,"
are already in successful use in
Europe, as you are no doubt aware,
but their machines are extremely
rude and imperfect and the users
actually build their mills upon boats
the mills operated by the river
motors instead of placing them on
shore and using electrical transmis
sion. Rut the motive power being
free, they successfully endure the
tremendous disadvantage of building
enormous boats to sustain their mills,
and carry their material and pro
duets to and from these boats by
hand. Klectrical transmission has
opened the way to the utilization of
the water power of rivers.
It is the common impression that
water power cannot be obtained with
out building a dam. and few cities
being worth a dam. as we might sav
without intending any profanitv,
very I'.t'.'e water power i;a unto this
time been used, for dams '-come j
Consider the feeble aud variable
force of the wind, yet t housands of
windmills are in use in every coun
try. In Holland they have performed
Herculean taks, driving back the
ocean and making his former bed to
blossom like the rose. Yet a river
motor placed in the powerful current
of your river here would produce
about eight times the power of an
average wind-mill of t he same cost.
Iliink of the weight and pressure
of water as compared with wind. You
can knock a man down with a buck
etful of water, but w ho was ever hurt
by a bucketful of wind? Your local
politicians daily hurl barrels of it at
each other without effect.
The bed of a river is a waterfall a
continuous fall. sit-er fall is
there mv countrymen!"
I would not joke on such a serious
subject as the utilization of the
mighty power of the moving stream
a liquid avalanche always sliding
past your door and calling to you to
harness it but it is scarcely worth
while to treat it seriously, because
your leading engineers to whom your
people would look for advice, having
never studied it, would naturally
scoff it. Your young receptive engi
neers an- without influence: your old
ones have parsed the period of im
provement, and are Tit longer llexi
ble. Rut the time will come, and the
utilization of St. Louis water power
your river front of 12 miles will
produce results which if stated now
would seem fanciful. The Mississip
pi below its junction with the Miss
ouri is deep and rapid, and givea St.
Louis an enormous natural advan
tage over every city in the country
except Memphis. At New Orleans
the ebb and flow of the tide inter
feres. Water power will be utilized per
haps tomorrow perhaps in 100
years and its utilization will move
manufacturing centers to the banks
of rapid rivers. St. Louis and Mem
phis will stretch themselves in 'the
sun and stretch out 50 miles along
the shore to get power without smoke,
dust and ashes.
Should any citizen, interested in
the growth of St. Louis, doubt the
value and power of the current of
your mighty river and wish a dem
onstration let him place $-30 in your
hands. ithiu 3D uaj's we will give
him a machine, which under a dyna- I
mometer applied (v any engineers
you may select will produce more
power man any sieani engine oi i nc
same cost and run 24 hours a day
without fuel or attendance, or ate
need not pay for it,
Should the reader say,4' mis means
much; why don't you at once intro
duce it?" The answer is, that I am
not much of a hand" at introducing,
having been born bashful.
A thousand dollars would build a
river motor that would generate suf
iicient electricity to brilliantly illu
minate the Eads" bridge. What an
advertisement it would be for St.
Louis all over the country. It would
double the attendance at your fall
Streams small enough to be dam
med are almost dry a large part of
the vear, but past the gates of St.
Louis roll the Hoods of the mountain
streams. When there is no rain the
pun, pressing the snow-clad breasts
of the mountains, milks them of their
moisture; so you never lack of water,
for it still runs by.
Men expend f 1,000,000 on a small
stream in order to get water power
six months of the year and use auxil
liarv steam engines the other six
months, but at St. Louis you have
water power all the year round and
flow-in"- with such rapidity that no
dam is necessary. If Chicago had
such a ra"in river she would have
o-rabbed and harnessed it long ago.
"Oh, ye of little faith, why stand ye
idle ail the day long?"
Wanted HoY-se Tower.
In the rivers flowing to the sea are
millions of horse power daily running
to waste. Man has watched" them for
a hundred centuries resistlessly roll-in"-
past his door; raised by the sun
they hurry back to redescend in rain,
'twixt flowery banks to play their
pranks and run their round again.
The sunrise comes, the dewdropj
slips into the shining sea." The run-j
ninr stream is an endless driving-belt i
reeled out by nature from the hollow
oT her haud. We do not appreciate
the rolling river because it is so near
and has been here so long. Had it
commenced (lowing but today we
would hasten to harness it. River
motors placed in gear with it revolve
till worn away. They enslave the
giant of the raging river, chain him
to their tasks, "and make him a pa
tient drudge as long as waters flow.
He works days without murmur,
nights without sleep, and Sundays
without sin with Nature for his only
Down t.-ihe -a Hie water s ers.
How ntpidly I. true!
"Twill hurry m en ihona.nd y- ars
An r flow ai no.v it H .
s. N. stew ut
One of the most charming women
on the American stage is Hcttie Ber
nard Chase, who appears at Harjv
er's theatre next Mondav even
ing. She has line talent and
though very young has already been
remarkably successful. She will
make her appearance shortly in an
up to date" play, entitled "Uncle's
Darling." introducing many special
ties and new scenery, thrilling situ
ations, humorous climaxes, singing
and dancing. There will also be in
troduced some noted animals, prom
inent among them being a team of
reindeer that arc broken to drive in
harness anil surpass the true deer in
size and strength, being as tall as the
shoulders of a horse, and unite great
swif ness to patient endurance and
fatigue. It is said that they are aide
to run :w miles in an hour. They
weigh about; 70 pounds each and
are valued up in the thousands. In
addition to t lie reindeer some line
iloirs will be introduced and al
together a most interesting enter-1
t:iinment may be expected.
J. D. Hopkins, manager and pro
prietor of the two greatest specialty
companies that have ever been put
together the Howard Athenuium
and Trans Oceanic has capped the
climax. He has consolidated these
two great shows an 1 will take them
to the coast. On his way he will
make three stops. Davenport, Des
Moines ami Omaha. This will no
doubt be the greatest specialty show
ever put together in the world, and
Manager Kindt deserves much credit
in securing such an attraction.
Deafness Cannot be Cored
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deaf
ness, and that is by constitutional
remedies. Deafness is caused by an
inflamed condition of the mucous
lining of the eustachian tube. When
this tube irets inflamed von nave a
rumbling sound or imperfect hear
ing, anil when it is entirely closed
deafness is the result, and unless the
inflammation can be taken out and
this lube restored to its normal con
dition, hearing will be destroyed for
ever; nine case. out of ten are caused
by catarrh, which is nothing but an
inflamed condition of the mucous
We will give One Hundred Dollars
for any case of deafness (caused by
catarrh) that cannot be cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure, bend for cir
F.J. Cheney & Co., Props., Toledo,0
Jf5a?Soltl by druggists, 75c.
A llrri 11 11 to llonn.
The McConoehieitcs across the
river do not like to give it up and
are howling for a recount. They
claim to have discovered an error in
the count in one ward that would ef
fect the result by 10 votes and leave
Mr. Medill's majority as only 1. Such
a little matter as a single vote would
not worry them much if thev can
only whittle down the returns that
far," and they are crying for a change.
The Etc Int. on
of medicinal agents is gradually rel
egating the old time herbs, pills,
draughts and vegetable extracts to
the rear and bringing into general
use the pleasant and effective liquid
laxative, Syrup of Figs. To get the
true remedy see that it is manufac
tured by the California Fig Syrup
Co., only. For sale by all leading
A Natural Food
Conditions o f
the system arise
foods cease to
there is 'urgent
need of arrest
ing waste assistance must
come quickly, from natural
is a condensation, of the life
of all foods it is cod-liver
oil reinforced, made easy of
digestion, and almost as
palatable as milk.
Prepared by Scott A Bowoa. It. V. All drn(?Rita.
LA PORTE, TEXAS.
Information about the new Seaport town of
La Porte. Texas, situated on Galveston Bay. and
where the Government channel, upon which the gov
ernment w expending (6.900,000.00, touches toe main
land, can be obtained by addressing
Tbc U Porte UM ivnd Town 60,
1st- Bat. Bank BIO GAUS2UKG, UX.
One-TMid of Your Life
Spent in 3ed.
Therefore you want a comfortable Bed.
have them. A bie line.
Iron and Brass Bc'ds.
Bed Room Suits,
Lounges and Couches,
Tables and Stands,
Pictures and Easels.
: Window Shades.
A Large Variety.
A good Carriage
for little money.
EASY PAYMENTS- N0 "SKA
CHAS. A. MECK
S22 Srpy rtreet, Davenport. Iowa.
J3T"U 'iVil: taring (1. or-lr. fVath-rs r-'iovat-d.
iAH'.'S & 3ERRE3EN
Peoria Cook and Ranges,
Tinware And Hotjsk Furnishing Goods
1612 second avenue.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
Analytic anil Dispensing Pharmacist
la cow located in bis new building at the corner of Fif'.h'aveuue
and Twenty-third street.
.A- EL HILL, PTrl. Gr.
Cor. Fourth ave., and Twenty-third street.
Proprietoror of the Brady street
AQ kinds of Cat Flowers constantly on band.
One block from Central park, the Isrgef t In Iowa.
304 Bradr street, DaTonport, la.