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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, JUKE 19. 1893.
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SAKDEN'S ELECTRIC "BELT
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friK Vrain nerve (otwii nnwj or India
"""lAom d.-hility. sleeplamjiui, languor,
a3 u.: ....... livnr and blndfier comnlinbL
'nimWi. sciatlra. all ftmaM com plain tn,
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ItiSW iwr or we forfeit S.OOO.OO, and
ii ..i'1'io otKive diseases or Do pay. Thou
cured bv this marvelous invention
ii"' i-iu tins ana every other Mute,
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"' SAWOEN ELECTRIO CO.,
16 ! C9 uaauvs m-Mama
House Raising Tand Moving-
? AT IS FACTION Gl'AKANTEED.
AddressnE. A. ROUNDS,
1515 Seventh Avenue. Box 121
Phaetons, Surries, . Buggies,
It will pay you to call
Factory and Ware rooms oa 16th street between
All Kinds ot Carpenter Work Done.
General Jobbing done on short notice and sanaractlonignaraoleed.
Offioe and Shorn 121 Twelfth Street.
All kinds of Cut Flowers
One b.ocU from Centaal park, the largert In Iowa.
City 'Bus and
Telephone Bock Island or Harper Hotels for 'bus or express
wagon and you will receive prompt attention,
TIMBEBLAKE & SPENCER, Props
Carpenter and Builder,
OFFICE: NO, 2821 SIXTH AVENUE,
Shop on Vine Street BOCK ISLAND, ILL.
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor and Builder,
sad Shop 225 Eighteenth Street.
''All kinds of carpenter work saecUlty. Flan, and MttiutM for ail kla&a of bollduxs
faraUhad oa application .
has often wasted time and material in
trying to obtain a shade of color, and
has even resorted to the use of ready
mixed paints, the ingredients of which
he knew nothing, becanse of the diffi
culty in making a shade of color with
white lead. This waste can be avoided
by the use of National Lead Company's
Pure White Lead
These tints' are a combination of per
fectly pure colors, put up in small cans,
and prepared so that one pound will
tint 25 pounds of Strictly Pure White
Lead to the shade shown on the can.
By this means you will have the best
paint in the world, because made of
the best materials
and pure colors. Insist on having one
cf the brands of white lead that are
standard, manufactured by the "Old
Dutch " process, and known to be
strictly pure :
" Southern" " Red Seal "
These brands of Strictly Pure White Lead
and National Lead Co. 'a Pure White Lead
Tinting Colors are for sale by the most re
liable dealers in paints everywhere.
If you are going to paint, it will pay you
to send to us for a book containing informa
tion that may save you many a dollar; it will
only cost you a postal card.
NATIONAL LEAD CO.,
1 Broadway, New York
State and Fifteenth Streets.
and how to attain it.
At last a medical work that tells the causes,
describes the effects, points the remedy. This
is scientifically the most valuable, artistically
the most beautiful, medical book that has ap- .
peared for years ; 96 pages, every pafre bearing
a half-tone illustration in tints. Some of the
subjects treated are Nervous Debility, lmpo.
tency. Sterility, Development, Varicocele, The
Husband, Those intending Marriage, etc.
Every man who would know the grand truths,
the plain facts, the old secrets, and the nev
discoveries of medical science as applied to
married life. Who would atone fur past 'ollics
and avoid future pitfalls, should write for th'.s
wonderful little book. It -'l b- scut free,
anderseaU Address the u
Erie Nieiiio .. N'. Y
Spring and Farm Wagons.
and get our 'Low Prices
1st and. 3d av
Ketail Trade especially solicited
the Brady street
constantly on hanu.
304 Brady street, Davenport, la.
: : Rock Island
THE MEDIEVAL. KEEP.
Difficulties of Cutenug the Castles or the
It was not easy to enter a castle
keep, encircled by a strongly fortified
enclosure, isolated by a moat or
precipice, and defended by outworks
of palisading, protected by a barbi
can and several smaller towers. Hav
ing run the gauntlet of all this, hav
ing passed down the narrow, winding
path between the palisades, the vis
itor arrived' at the moat and blew a
horn hung there for the purpose.
After parley with the porter and
watchman, the drawbridge was let
down, and after parley, perchance,
the great gate swung back on its
binges, and the stranger found him
self in a long, hollow archway, de
fended by a series of portcullises,
with a perforated roof, through which,
boiling pitch, molten lead, Greek
fire, or 6imple scalding water could
be poured down from an upper cham
ber. In time of pcaco, however, he
passes easily through the gate into
a. vast courtyard inclosed by huge
battlemented walls or towers ; a court
yard that is almost a village, and
contains the church, the knights'
quarters, the squires1 bouse, the
lodgings for p,ages and servants, the
barracks, the cottages of the artisans
and laborers on the estate, the bake
house, the kitchen, the walled and
gated Gsh pond, the fountain, the
washing place, the stables, the
barns, etc. A second gate, a second
portcullis, leads to a second smaller
court, says the Contemporary Re
view, where huge, swart, and som
ber towers tho keep. It is immense,
it is impregnablo, and always oppo
site the weakest point of the defense,
with a postern of its own leading to
the orchard, and a subterranean way
into the open country. Those who
have admired the black majesty of
Locbes will admit the grandeur of
the medieval keep.
CAMEL SHAPED ROCK.
The Curious formation Which May be
Seen 011 at 11 Ariaoiiit statro IXoatl.
Curious rock formations arc to be
found all over tho world, but most of
them require a long stretch of the
imagination before tho ' objects they
are said to represent can be seen. In
Arizona there is one that is deserv
ing of first place. It is a short dis
tance east of the stage road between
Tucson and Oracle, aud stands on a
knoll several feet above the surround
ing sandhills. When first seen the
effect is startling, and the mind has
to got over a shock before the pecu
liar object can be comprehended. As
described by tho San Francisco Call
it is a most perfect representation of
a camel, and is formed of one piece
of granite. No effort of tho imagi
nation is required to rerceive the
'ship of the desert" standing like a
sentinel in the midst of the sand and
almost verdureless hills.
This curiosity is of colossal size,
but perfectly proportioned. It is
about sixty feet high and is very
white and smooth. There are very
few fissures on the surface, and they,
strangely, are in the proper places to
form features. The. only real projec
tion from the surface is exactly
placed for an eyebrow. Tho two
humps are plainly to be seen aod the
neck is curved beautifully. Tho rock
is really a solid piece rising from the
ground, but the effect of legs is pro
duced by a clump of dark colored
brush that grows beside the stone.
The white stone shows plainly at
both sides of the brush and the effect
of legs is unmistakably produced.
The strangest part of it is that it
looks like a camel from all sides and
at all times of the day or night
There is no disguising tho resem
blance. How tho rock got into its present
shape is one of the great mysteries
Where CUrls Arc r Little Use.
In some parts of Sicily the advent
of a baby girl is looked upon as such
a misfortune that a small black flag
is hung out of the window to proclaim
the sad event.'' Tho reason is not fa
to seek. Having to be maintained by
the householders as long as they are
Unmarried, and having to dower
their bridegrooms with a "dot,' girls
are unprofitable. Boys, on the Other
hand, are soon self-supporting, and
they increase tho family wealth
when the time comes to bring home a
wife by the amount of the young
lady's fortune. Nevertheless, tho
girls, although kept in such strict
seclusion that one hardly ever meets
them walking about, are said to be
kindly treated. At the age of 15 or
16 they are disposed of in marriage
according to an arrangement, purely
financial, between the families con
cerned. The National Review.
Promise or Marriage In Italy.
It is not easy to convey to the for
eign mind generally the enormous
importance which is attached in
Italy to a distinct promise of mar
riage. It, indeed almost amounts,
morally speaking, to marriage itself,
and the breaking of it is looked upon
socially almost as an act of infidelity
to the marriage bond. A young girl
who refuses to keep her engagement
is called a civetta an owlet prob
ably because owlets are used as a
decoy all over the country in snaring
and shooting all small birds. Be
that as it may, the term is a bitter
reproach. It sticks to her who has
earned it and often ruins her whole
A Wooden Legged Cat.
The Woodford, Ky.. Sun tells of a
wooden legged cat that flourished as
a famous rat killer in Woodford coun
ty, clubbing the rats to death with
its artificial limb. The kitten was
born with only three legs, but Pat
McGratb had the wooden leg fitted to
the stump where the fourth oce
ahould have been.
Artillery Practice on Basra snip.
During a cruise of the ships of our
white fleet the guns are fired with
full charges once a month. But it
costs hundreds of dollars to do this,
and for purposes of drill between
times a block is fitted into the barrel
of each gun. This block is perfor
ated with a boro not much larger
than a rifle barrel, and to fire a blank
cartridge through that only costs a
cent. At the same time all the
mechanism of tho gun has to be used
as in firing heavy charges, so that
the sailors get the benefit of the
Mllos or Wasted Finger Nail.
The average person trims off the
thirty-second part of an inch from
each finger uail a week, or about an
Inch and a half every year. Tho
average of human life all over the
world is 40 years. There are 1,300,
003,030 people in the world who,
therefore, waste on an average-28,400
miles of finger nail in a generation.
Proof of the Pudding.
Have you hamors. canning blotcbes?
Does your blood rnn thick and giufrgish?
- Are yoa drowsy, dull end languid?
Is a bad taste in your month, and
Is your tongue all furred ana coated?
Is j our Bleep with bad drta-ns broken?
Do yon feel downheaited, dismal.
Dreading someibinjr, what, yon know rot?
Then be very sure you're bilious -
Tl at you have a torpid liver,
acd what you need is something to rou-e it and
make it active enough to tbrow eff the imparities
that clog it; simething 10 invigorate the debili
tate 1 system and he p all the org-a to perform
thednliea rpectcd tf thorn, promptly aud ener
getically. That 'sonuthin?" is Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery, the great Blocd Puri
fier, which its propilctors hve such pre it fuitb
in tbat they guarantee it to cu'C. If it does not.
y ur money will be refurded But It will. Buy
it, try it, and be convinced of it wonderful pow
er. If the proof of the 1 udding is in the eating,
the 1 roof of this remedy is in the taking.
4. Iisagrcable Subject.
"How did you get on at school to-'
day, Tom ?" asked tho fond parent at
the supper tab!;
Fapa, our physiology says that
conversation at meals should be of a
pleasant character," replied Tommy.
Let's talk abojtt the foot-ball
match.''' Tho Million.
Khenmaiism Cured in a Day.
Mystic Cnrr"fnT rhnnniatism and
neuralgia radically cures 111 one to
three da-s. Its action upon the sys
tern is remarkable and mysterious.
It removes sit once the cause and the
disease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly benefits 75 cents.
Otto Gkutjan, Druggist,
is a dreadful thing
undoubtedly caused by the irritating
effects of dirt.
Outbreaks, and crime generally, are
never possible among people who are
addicted to tli t use of
The great soother of angry passions
the promoter of health and good
feeling. Cleans everything injures
nothing don't be afraid to use KIRK'S
Soap on the most delicate fabrics.
JAiS. S. ICIIilv Sc CO.. Chicago.
Dusky Diamond Tar Soap A taEft2r
T rt. THOMAS Sol a cent
Aw -J ItA
'If tron bled with Gonorrhoea,!
for any u natural discharge ask'
rour aruggisi lor a oottie 01
iic O. It cures in a few days
I without the aid or publicity of a
lircaranteed not to ttricture.
. Tht Vnitfrtal America Cur.
.The Ivans Chemical Co.!
vy-.aaw- a w sasc
aNMi..vj..v... ,1.1 j
for Infants and Children.
THIRTY years observation of Cmstorta. with the paitronatgo of
millions of psrsom, permit s. to apesJi of it withont yn casing.
It ia nnqneatjonaply tho peat remedy for Tftta and Childrgai
tho world has ever known. It i harmless. Children like it. It
gives them health. It will save their Uvea. In it Mothers) haTB
something which ia ahsolotely aafo and practically perfect mm a
Castoria destroys Wtsm.
Caatoria allay Feveriahnesa.
Castoria prewento vomttinK Sonr Cnrd.
Castoria enrea PiarrhoBa and 'Wind Colio.
Caatoria relieves Teething Trophies.
Castoria enros Constipation and Flatulency.
Caatoria nentraliaoa tho effects of
Caatoria does not contain morphine, opium, or other narcotio property.
Castoria assimilates tho food, rognlatoa tho stomach and bowels,
giving healthy and natural sleep.
Caatoria ia pat np in one-sise bottles only. It is not sold in ihnlfc.
Don't allow any ono to sell yon anything else on the plea or promise
that it is"jnst as good" and "will answer every pnrpose."
See that yon get C-A-S-T-O-R-I-A.
Children Cry for
THE MOLiINE WAGON,
Manulacturers ol FARM, SPRING AND FREIGHT WAGONS
. a full and complete line of Platform and other Spring Warons, especially aaaptea to the
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Gas and Steam Fitting,
A complete lin of Pipe, Brass Goods, PackiDg Hose,
Fire Brick Etc. Largest and best equipped
establishment west of Chicago.
DAVIS bsiAJUtt. Molina, m. j 1 12. 1 14 West Seventeenth st.
Telephone 2053. I Telephone 1148. RocklauiaV
Residence Teletshone 1169
Everything in the line of spring vehicles, and the ,
largest assortment of
Harness, Laprobes, Whips, Etc.,
Mason's Carriage Works,
East Fourth Street.
"A FAIR FACE MAY PROVE A FOUL. BAR
GAIN." MARRY A PLAIN GIRL IF SHE USES
1 ELY'S CREAM BALM-Tleanaea the Nasal
I Passages. Allays 1'aJn aud laliammaUan, Heals
the Sores, Kewtorea Taste and Snu-ll, ana Cares
Appip int las gettrilt.
rnsgiats or by mail. KLY
It is OuicUf Abnrbed.
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carhonio acid gas or poll