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The safest and most permanent cure for the
Tho poison U not driven out of t system by
a more violent poison at the expense of the general
The treatement bnilds up from the stars and
the habii vanishes quietly ana easily, leaving th
patient in perfect health.
The Testimony of all graduates is that a marve
lous renewal has taken place.
nstitntes in all parts of the United States.
Literature on the subject sent on application
MORKRLL LIQUOR CURE C .
Konip Office: BUFORD BLOCK, Rock Island, 111.
In Oxfords and Fine Shoes.
Too many summer shoes for the time of
year. Cheap prices will move them. Be in
time, and get a BARGAIN.
I.nilies Hussia, Tan Blueher's. Crcolos Finest Russia Calf
wlMi. Wore $.r..r0. Now 3
White Canvas Oxfords KM
Ts ami trimmed. Were $2. 50.
A!! of our Ladies Finest Hand
!rn'i Oxfords, sijuare and jie
Wen; $:. Now ri.
Children's Tan Shoes reduced.
162 1 Second Ave., under Rock Island House.
Timely Hints. What to Buy
For the World's Fair.
A J-overeign Cure for Tender Feet
The feet are irritated; the joints enlarged, and corns
produced by wearing ill-fitting and
W liieh is a ceruite boon to
Second ami Harrison Sis., Davenport.
,i,.r nnitv. Can
HVA'A.l.T mnll prepaid. With iMwd :I (or It. take
NOAFIEBUSIC.iaotuer. Andrew tt fcfcl- Manowe ie
sale in Rock Island by Hartz &
Elegant Shoes Hand Turned
Tip and Plain. Were $3. Now
Ladies line Hand Turned Ox
ford pa-., quarter and tip. Were
$2.C Nt w 1.50.
Lots f Children's Oxfords too
n union us to mention, at greatlv
all sufferer itu tiidt-r feet.
lfi03 Second Avenue.
heecrri"dln ei P"-"''- " , 1..01-B
Ullmeyer, druggist, .jvi i-'iu "
Ask your grocer for the Best on
Record" flour. '
Wanted A second girl. Apply at
2C26 Fifth avenue.
Ice cream soda, the finest in the
city, at Krell & Math's.
If you use Best on Record floor
once, you will have no other; ask
your grocer for it.
Peach ice cream made from the
iinest California peaches; try a dish,
it is delicious, at Krell & Math's.
Chocolate, strawberry, vanilla,
peach and banana ice cream and pine
apple fruit ice at Krell & Math's.
Cheap lots for sale in South Rock
Island, on easy payments, taxes low.
location healthy. Inquire of M. M.
The ladies' attention is called to
the fact that a line place to go and
get a lovelv glass of ice cream soda
is at Krclf&'Math's.
(i. Frank Murphy, formerly of this,
city but now of Heardstown, wears
smiles all day long now listening to
the prattle of a 12-pound boy.
The Rook Island lecture associa
tion has completed its course for the
coming season, which embraces the
Itomenge concert company, Oborlin
(Ohio) 1 Glee club, of 18 voices. George
R. Wondling, Loland T. Powers.
Thomas Dixon and Dr. James Iled
l..y. The fall term of the Rook Island
Business university will commence
on Monday. Sept. 4. Those intend
ing to enter should do so the tirst
week as that time will be given for
the thorough reorganization of the
school into classes and the reception
of students. We anticipate a large
attendance, and would invite an in
vestigation of our facilities and rates.
Call on or address J. C. Jacobs,
Prin.. litoi Second avenue.
Coal Valley, Aug. 23. George
Soniorson and F.mil Nelson have re
turned f.oiu the fair.
Miss Lillie Nelson has returned
from an extended visit to Galesburg.
Misses Irene Peters and Etta Bar
ton returned from the fair a few davs
George Gregg, of Kansas, is
hero. Ho has been away a number of
Hugh Martin has erected a now
blacksmith shop on the same lot with
his old one.
Charles Lind. of Fort Worth. Tex
as, made a call here todav. lie has
bci'ii t the Chicago fair.
James Caughey, of Mural township,
is home to see his folks. He has been
in Seattle, Wash., for the lar-t live
George Fitall. formerly a resident
of the Valley, is visiting his rela
tives. He resides in northwestern
Mr. and Mrs. Del Gordon's infant
child 4 mouths old. died on the 17th
of cholera infantum. It was buried
en the nab.
Miss Jane Bvcrs and sister are
hero. She has been in Ireland for
the past 16 months, ohe is a sister
to K C. Keller.
Dr. L. E. Barton's wife died at Se-
cor, Woodford county. 111., after a
few davs' illness on the 11th inst.
She loaves three small children one
3 weeks old.
Last week quite a number of our
folks left for the fair. Mrs. W. N.
Glenn and sister. Sue Glenn, Miss
Stella Bedford and Emma Loos went
together, and the Misses Annie and
Jennie Bailey, W. W. Bailey, Miss
May Deal and Rev. Drew, of Home
stead church, journeyed together.
John J. Prvce has been oiiening out
an old mine on the Banner farm near
the Peter Fries farm, on Rock river
bottom. He Jias been working at it
since the tirst of Jul v. It is the mine
that Gilbert Brown opened 10 years
ago. tint abandoned. Mr. 1 "ryce is
setting up an engine that will draw
out the cars with a rope with steam
ower. me is making roads suitable
to remove the coal and it will be a
convenient mine for teams to haul.
which will be promptly furnished,
as Mr. Prvce is a hustler.
To C'lfatiKo the KyHtfin
Effectually vet gently, when costive
or bilious, or when the blood is im
pure or sluggish, to permanently cure
habitual constipation, to awaken the
kidneys anil liver to a healthy activi
ty, without irritating or weakening
them, to dispel headaches, colds or
fevers use Syrup of Figs.
The Burlington route will sell
round trip tickets, good for 20 days,
on August 22, September 12 and Oc
tober 10. to the cities and farm lands
of the west, northwest and south
west, at low rates.
Send the names and addresses of
your friends iH the east to the under
signed, and pamphlets will be for
warded them, descriptive of western
farm lands. For further information.
maps and time tables, apply to the
Burlington route, ticket agent, or to
P. S. Elstis,
Gen. Pass. Agt. C, B. & Q. R. R.,
Yes! The Rock Island route gives
low rates for three excursions this
fall. August 22d is the lirst one and
the rate is low. Ask any ticket
agent of any railroad, or any agent
of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
railway, and you will be informed as
to particulars, and also as to dates of
the second and third excursions in
September and October.
General Passenger Agent.
Cokdova, Aug. 24. Capt. IIu
genin was visiting his family a few
minutes on Wednesday.
C B. Fisk and family are enjoying
themselves at the World's fair "this
James E. Bailey and family, of
Rock Island, are visiting relatives
and friends in the village.
James Green, the veteran drum
mer, is again able to practice in his
accustomed place in the band.
The Cordova band has about de
cided to go to Davenport and take
part in the labor demonstration on
The street commissioner has com
pleted the widening of Main street,
near the Stoekwell block. With one
acclaim the people say "well done.''
Two ladies, Mrs. Homer Metzgar
and Mrs. Edgar Humphrey, are now
members of the board of "education,
having been elected at the last elec
tion in August.
A. W. Mullery and James Ong are
home from their railroad work, and
contemplate taking a trip soon in
(piest of work as soon as business
seems to be bettor.
The Ladies' Aid society will give
an ice cream festival at the M. W. of
A. hall on Saturday evening. The
Cordova band will discourse music
and a good time is promised.
The farmers would like some rain
for the purpose of aiding fall plow
ing and pastorage. Corn promises
to be a bettor crop than at tirst ex
pected after the drouth.
Mrs. Phillip Wilson has some rela
tives and friends from Geneseo on a
visit this week. Howard, her son,
came up from Rock Island last even
ing to spend the week with her.
Mrs. Alf. Conger and daughter,
Marguerite, are vfcdting her parents
and relatives. Mr. Conger and fam
ily are located in New York, where
he is employed on the New York
Postmaster Coed and wife, accom
panied by County Superintendent of
Schools C. B. Marshall and wife, who
wore visiting the World's fair last
week, are prolific in their praises of
the national exposition.
George Parks and family, of Rock
Island, who have boon visiting rela
tives and friends here for some time,
will return home this week, as Mr.
Parks expects to go to work in the
Rock Island Plow shops again on
The Cordova Trotters' and Brood
ors'assoeiation holds it s mooting Sept.
ll. 20 and 21st ; about 7" in pre
miums is offered. The association
has one the finest half-mile regula
tion tracks: good water and lirst
class accommodations, generally
railroad and river facilities, and feel
assured of a lirst-class meeting.
Prof. Pleynnre, of Albany, former
ly of Pennsylvania, who was elected
as principal of the Cordova public
school, has arrived, and is making
preparations for the commencement
of the school term on Sept. 4. Mr.
Plevnuro comes well recommended
anil we anticipate for him cordial as
sistance on the part of the school
board and patrons.
HamI'tox, Aug. 23. Warm and
very dry at this point.
Mrs. Belle Long, of Kewaneo.
in the village visiting roletires.
J. L. McNabnev, solicitor for
M. W. A. Accident association, ar
rived home recently after'a 4-wceks'
Edwin Lock, who has been visitin"
with his uncle, Deacon Clark, de
parted for his home in Massachusetts
Mrs. Rosa Dick, of St. Louis, who
has been visiting with her sister,
Mrs. F. II. Stevens, returned home
O. M. Fowler, a respected citizen
of Massachusetts, is in the village
visiting with his brother-in-law,
Deacon Henry Clark.
James M. Corbin, the new post
master at Watertown, went through
town recently as happy as a young
rooster with his first spurs.
A. E. Moader. the genial elerk for
J. C. McElherne of the United States
engineer corps, after a few days of
recuperation, is able to resume his
There was quite a largo attend
ance at the township Sunday school
convention, which was hold at
Watertown last Sunday afternoon
and evening. The officers elected
for the ensuing year are: President,
Dr. W. Hunter; Vice president. S. L.
Lambert ; secretary and treasurer, J.
H. Howard: executive committee.
L. 1). Edwards, G. F. McNabnev and
S. L. Lambert .
We now have three mails a day.
two from Rock Island, and one from
the east. A letter received from
Rock Island in the morning can be
answered before noon, and Rock Isl
and can again reply, which would
arrive here before 6 o'clock all the
same day. We also have the even
ing papers from the cities below to
read as soon as the people do in the
places where they are published,
which is quite a treat.
Q nest ( wearing large diamond) I trust
you understand my bringing a detective
with me to your reception?
Hostess Oh, perfectly. You could
easily be acquitted if vre missed any
Old or young, or grave or gay.
Those who now let their teeth decay,
With breath we can't endure;
The thought their life will haunt.
That they neglected Sozodont,
That would have kept all pure.
DISEASES OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN,"
600 ir( dollars, tent sealed for 70c.
Reader, suffering from any complaint peculiar to the female sex, ZOA- TH0RA is
worth everything to yon. letters for advice, narked "Consulting Department,"' are
seen by our physicians only. ZOA-PHORA CO, H. G. COLM AS, Bec'v, Kalamazoo, Mii h.
Sustain Home Industry
The Best Beer Made,
On Tap everywhere.
TRY IT. .
The Rock Island Brewing Company, success
ors to George Wagner's Atlantic Brewery, I.
Ruber's City Brewery and Raible & Stengel's
Rock Island Brewery, as well as Julius Junge's
Bottling Works, his one of the most complete
Brewing establishments including Bottling de
partment in the country. The product is the
very best. Beer is bott'ed at the brewery and
delivered to any part of the tri-cities, and may
be ordered direct from the head offices o- -Mo-line
avenue by Telephone.
What is the condition of yours? Is your hair dry,
harsh, brittle? Does it split at the ends? Has it a
lifeless appearance? Does it fall out when combed or C
brushed ? is it full of dandruff ? Does your scalp itch ? J
Is it dry or in a heated condition ? If these are some of
yoursymptoms be warned in time oryou will become bald.
SkookumRbot Hair Grower j
is what you need. Its production is notsn accident, bnt the result of scientific
re searon. Knowledce ot the diseases ot the hair and scalp led Co the d i4cqt.
ery of how to treat them. "Skookum "contains neither minerals nor oils. It
t bouiclekra &YuX2 wTSJrSr iaWdrSr a&Tro&gS
fKo.I FJ?. scl? cl"n- aestth?- and free from Irritating emotion, fry
and dttivth hair n P' de31ro 5 Jrajitic kAkH ted on
xi your aruecist cannot supply you send direct to us. and we will forward
prepaid, on recpipt ot price. Urower, s:.ui per bottle ; lur SiOO. Soap. Sue
per jar : 6 lor $.1.50.
THE SKOOKUn ROOT HAIR GROWER CO.,
57 South Fifth Avenue. Ktw Tnrk. V. V.
J KM1K S1BE
''HE THAT WORKS EASILY, WORKS
SUCCESSFULLY." CLEAN HOUSE WITH
Paving Brick for Sidewalks.
During the month of August the following
cash prices will be made on sidewalk brick de
livered on the street: '
No I si f walk bMck
NT ... 2
'o 3 ' '
The thoronjfh inet. notion ti vcd at this School if verified by more than 100 different Banks
using their Student e.
112 and 114 East Pecoud Strt, DAVEN PORT, IOWA.
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor and Builder,
OUice and Shop 225 Eighteenth Street
"All kinds of Csrpenter work a specialty.
City 'Bus and Express Line.
Telephone Rock Island or Harper Hotels for 'bus or erpresa
wagon and you will receive prompt attention,
TIMBERLAKE & SPENCER, Propg.
Secures to GIRLS painless, perfect
development and thus prevents life-long
Sustains and soothes Orerevorked
Women, Exhausted Mothers,
and prevents prolapsus.
-Cures Palpitation, Sleepless
ness, nervous breaking down (often
preventing insanity), providing a safe
CJiange of Life, ami a hale and
happy old age.
- - 8 03
NATIONAL CLAY CO.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Plans snd estimates for all kinisof building