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MORE CANAL CONTRACT8.
Werk far HuMfh Oetllaed for Sam
Tints te Coma.
According to a New York dispatch
tho appropriations for Hennepin ca
nal resumption contained in the sun
dry appropriation bill of the special
session of congress have been pro
vided for, largely In contracts al
ready made. Gen. Wilson, chief en.
gtneer of the army, has awarded
contracts for about (240.000 worth of
work on the Illinois and Mississippi
canal under the recent authorisation
of congress. To Kat, Crandall ds
Callahan, of Omaha, is given the
contract for building about eight
miles of the canal at 119,476. Cog
gan 6V Paand, of Chicago, get the
contract for building foundations for
11 locks and two aoqueducts at $96.
739. lloArthur Bros. & Co., of Chi.
csgo, will build two conorete arch
culverts and six cast iron pipe eul.
verls for 124,816.
! Tb.ee Thti OM.
'Ever sinoe I was three years old
I have been afflicted with that
dreaded disease, dyspepsia. I had a
tired and all gone feeling. But after
taking four bottles of Hood's Sarta
parilla I am completely cured. I am
sound and well to day, and am
thankful for Hood's Sarsaparilla."
Alice Kiobarason, Annapolis, 111.
Ilooda nllls are the favorite familv
vCathartic, easy to take, easy in effect.
Notice is hereby given that an
election will be held in Rock Island,
III., Tuesday. June 29. 1897. at 1912
Third avenue, or at what is known
as the Dimlck livery barn, for the
purpose of electing one member of
the board of education of Bock Isl
and school district, which election
will be opened at 8 o'clock in the
morning, and continue thereafter
untU 7 o'clock in the afternoon of
the same day.
Bock Island. 111.. June 18, 1897.
T. J. Mbdill, Mayor.
Beaver Dam, O.. Aug. 27. 1895.
My daughter, after being treated
by four doetors. and being given up
for lost, a neighbor recommended
Foley's Kidney Cure. Today she is
able to walk several miles without
fstigne. I feel we would have lost
her if it was not for your medicine.
Respectfully, Mrs. J. M. Bailbt.
Sold by hi. F. Bahnsen and T. H.
In the way
We are telling now at less than ordinary prices, made by the very btt
Rochester manufacturers, that know how to make shoes that will fit.
For THREE DAYS,
h Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
We will seU any LADIES' COLORED SHOES in the store for $2.40 a
p air. This Includes Hand-Turn. Hand-Welt and the latest shade of Green
or Chocolate. YOURS FOR STRAIGHTFORWARD BUSINESS,
hand-Turn Oxfords $1.25; a
at $ 1.50. r ira-ciast worunansntp and
shoes that will FIT.
trtrr ef eWeacg ta mUmIiw' J
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BAKER & CO. Ltd. 1,".
You can judge for your
self whether it Is best to
employ a wasteful plum
ber at cheap prices or a
careful one who charges
just what his work Is
worth. We do the very
best work possible at
standard prices and we do
it as well as plumbing
work can be done.
POLICE OOURT MATTER8.
maaa Jeanlaea Flaad for Betas, Drank
A woman who saya her name is
Emma Jennings was up before Police
Magistrate Stafford on a charge of
being drunk and disorderly. She
was fined 10 and costs. She paid.
Oflioe Hanna arrested her last night
in a rear room of August Schmidt's
saloon on Fifth avenue.
The larceny case against Andrew
Green was dismissed.
George Luts, 1230 Thirty-eighth
street, arrested by Officer Archer for
a breach of the peach complained of
by his neighbor. Clans Heuok, was
fined S3 and costs this morning.
Luts then swore out a warrant for
the arrest of Heuck for a breach of
the peace and using threatening lan
If a woman is in good health there
is no more beautiful employment
man nouseworu. ueneraiiy apeak
ing, there is no happier woman in
the world. But how different when
every breath ia pain, every step tor
ture! The state of health, in nine
cases out of ten comes from derange
ments of the delicate, feminine or
gans of generation. The family doc
tor inquires nrst concerning these.
He - most usually insists upon an
"examination." i rom tnis the moa
est woman naturally shrinks. She
is right, except in very unusual
cases of "female weakness" examina
tions are unnecessary. Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription is a simple.
natural remedy for these ills. It
oures safely, permanently.
Send 21 1-cent stamps to cover
oost oi mailing only, ana receive a
free copy of Dr. Pierce's Medical Ad
viser. Address World's Dispensary
Medical Association. Buffalo, N. Y.
Try Alias's gee rata.
A powder to be shaken into the
shoes. At this season your feet feel
swollen and hot, and ret tired eas
ily. If you have smarting feet or
tight shoes, try Allan's Foot-Ease.
It cools the feet and makes walking
easy. Cures and prevents awoolen
and sweating feet, blisters and cal
lous spots. Believes corns and bun
ions of all pain and gives rest and
comfort. Try it today. Sold by all
druggists and shoe stores for 25
cents. Trial packages Free. Ad.
dress Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy,
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LADIES' COLORED SHOES.
CUP CONTACTED POI80N.
OoaTea Flaaeaea Wtta. Koaki em Bate"
Mrs. Elizabeth Micklewrirht. aged
74, and living near Donahue, Iowa,
died yesterday from the effects of
conee navorea ov mistake with
Bough on Rats." Seated at the
breakfast table with her son and his
family,- with whom ahe lived, ahe
took a tin cup from a shelf and
poured her coffee into it In order to
oool it and then drank it. The tin
cup had contained Rough on Rats"
and the sudden sickness of the old
lady aroused the family to the error
tnat naa oeen made. Kinetics were
applied and every effort exerted to
stay tne effects or the deadly
draught, but without result, and at
noon she expired. The deceased
was a widow and leavea three sons.
Thomas, with whom she made her
home, and Charles W. and William,
of Davenport. '.
The India famine relief nommittM
has Information from the Christian
Herald, N. Y., that the Indian famine
relief fund, now exceeding 1176,000,
ia drawing to a close. Under the
chairmanship of Bishon Thoharn. an
international committee, represent
ing every American protestant de
nomination operating in the famine
field of India, has been formed at
Calcutta for : intelligent, iudiciona
and economical distribution among
the starving people ef India, 8,800,
000 of whom, according to the latest
and most trustworthy reports, have
already died of atarvatien this year.
It is believed that, next to England,
America stands in the foremast rank
of those who have contributed to the
relief of this terrible human suffer
ing. A few have not yet paid their
pledges made at the Talmago meet
ing in Rock Island, and sinoe the
committee desires to close its busi
ness at once, all who are in arraara
are requested to pay the amount due
to the treasurer. E. B. MeKown.
without delay. J. W. Stkwabt.
Chairman India Famine Relief Com.
The regular local paekets were in
J. he J. W. Van Sant brought down
32 strings of logs and the B. B. Line
The stage of water at the Rock Isl
and bridge was 6.40 at noon and ris
ing; the temperature 79.
ine netta uurant. Bedar and
Quickstep oame down, and the J. W.
Van Sant, Netta Durant, Bedar,
Quickstep and B. E. Linehan went
The Diamond Jo line announces
that hereafter there are to be two
steamers each way each week be
tween Bt. Lrfuia and St. Paul. The
up-boats will leave St. Louis Tues
day and Friday afternoons, and
reach here the evenings of Thurs
days and Sundays. The Dubuque is
due up this evening and the Quiucy
is looked for from the north today.
The Sidney, whioh is to make her
appearance in the trade thia week,
is due here from the south Sunday.
The Stomach Oaaaot Be Freighted
With greater trash than a riolent drastic porn.
Uve. True, anch a medicine relieves eonattpe
Uob tot the time, bat at the upeoee of great
lojury tothe InteaUnal casaL which it both is
flamea and weakene, thos naCttiog It for the
performance of lta proper ftraatione. Widely
different ia the action of Hostetter's Stomach
Bill re, a tonic apeilent which prodncea effects
prompt. Indeed, bat never Tiolent and eonTnla-
Ing. The purity of tta botirtic Ingredients, its
unobjectionable fiiTor, its aenial irflnence upon
iBe mine, and Uuronghneai of He remedial action
in ease of eonaUpatieu, liver complaint and djre-
pepeia, comblce to render It a moat d.sirable
family peciSc. It Inereaaea both pnytical vigor
ana enbiunee, tranqniliaes and Invigorate! the
neiTona system, and g'.ves aa unwonted reliih
for the food. A wine claaa three times daily ia
aoiM tne average dose.
Bptt an smoke Tout Ufa
If yon want to quit tobaoco using
eaauy sua. lorever, ne made well,
strong, magnetic, full of new life and
vigor, take fio-xo-Uae, the wonder
worker that makes weak men strong.
Many gain ten pounds in ten days.
Over 400,000 cured. Buy No-To-Bac
from your own druggist, who will
guarantee a euro. Booklets and sam
ples mailed free. Addrea 8terllng
Remedy oompany, Chicago or New
DEATH ; IN AN ELEVATOR.
Kafcra Ufe Cahadl
William Kahl, a laborer ia the em
ploy of the Davenport Furniture A
Carpet company, was crashed to
aoatn in tne elevator in tne building
lata yesterday afternoon. A load of
furniture was in waiting on the third
floor to be taken down ana loa ded
into the wagon in the rear, and
Kahl was going up on tie elevator to
aaaist in taking it down. Aa he
reached the third floor he leaned out
with the intention of stopping with
the floor of the elevator flush with
the floor of the building. ThL ele
vator was moving very slowly and
could ham been instantly topped,
Dut nam, not Detng uaea to operat
ing it, took hold of the wrong cable
and instead of abutting it off threw
on the full power, sending the ele
vator np at mil aneea. K.abl was
caught between the elevator . and
eeilirg and cruahed. The elevator
was I let aown, tne unconscious
mar falling forward as it oame. He
was caught by the workmen and
when laid on the floor waa still
breathing slightly, but soon ex
pired. Dr. Allen was immediately
called, but the man waa dead before
he arrived. An examination of the
body was immediately made.showing
the lungs to be badly crushed, the
rear ribs fraetured and spinal injur
ies, which combined proved fatal.
The only evidence of the accident on
the exterior of the body were a large
nruise in tne small oi tne r oack and
ethers across the shoulders, where
he came in centaet with the ceiling.
ueeeasea wss Born in Davenport,
which he had always made his home.
He was a laborer aad residedwith
his aged parents at 192S WestTlfth
street. Coroner MoCertney held an
' FOB! BTSON FOISTT8.
Fort Byron, June 23 Prof.
Ruger haa gone to Beloit, Wis., for
a few days v
w aiter Hobbies, oi atock Island,
was in town Tuesday.
Mrs. Ldszie Burns, or ttock island.
is visiting friends in town this week.
Several of our young folks enjoyed
an outing and fishing trip to Rock
Motwitnstanding tne use rain we
had Friday, the roads are very dusty
again and more rain ia needed,
Mrs. J. Adams and Mrs. J. W.
Herbert, of Rock Island, are visiting
their sister, Mrs. Aldin Sutherland.
Prof. Burr, of the Beloft, Wis.,
oollege, waa in town last Friday on
business in connection witn tne fort
Uapt. ueorge Dodge naa thorough
ly overhauled and repaired the old
Holmes property on Front' street,
and is moving his household goods
into it toaay.
Joseph Ueyne, of Coe, who met
with the serious accident Monday, as
related la Tbb Anecs, is doing as
wen as could do expected under tne
Among those who were called here
last week in connection with the
academy commencement were Rsv.
W. A. Waterman, of Chicago, and
James Atkinson and S. W. Odell, of
The room between tie present
poatoffioe and R. L. Oury's barber
snop is being sued up lor the use of
our new postmaster, John MeCauley,
who will take charge of the office
about July 1.
ttev. JS. X. Blakeslee, formerly
pastor of the Congregational church
here, but for the past few years pas
tor of the North Side Congregational
church, of Milwaukee, was in town a
few days last week.
zue entertainment in the rink
Tuesday evening under the auspices
of the O. A. R. and the Relief Corps
was largely attended, and a good
program was presented. The farce.
emaie Masonry," aa presented by
12 ladies of the Relief Corps, waa ex
tartos Kioenj TOPICS.
Taylor Ridge, June 23. Mra. 6.
Fox was a Reynolds caller Thursday.
hiss Mary Miller is on the sick
Miss Emily Spickler was a visitor
in Reck Island Wednesday.
ueerro &pickier,et AudaiuBla, was
visiting at his father's house.
Mrs. Newton Crawford haa Men
seriously ill sinoe last Monday.
Mrs. F. Wanrlin is suffering with
ervsieelas or aamethtne? similar.
sir. ano Mrs. Hani pan rh wore vis
iting at Dr. Eekbardt's Sunday.
Miss Susie Edcingion returned
from Roek Island Saturday morning.
Clarence Titterington has returned
to his house in Rdgington for the
Mrs. J. Bowes will give an after
noon tea to the missionary ladiea
.in a roe ay.
Mr. and Mra. William Forgv are
rejoicing over another baby boy at
Mrs. Ida Wheaten, of Edgiagtoa.
returned from a two weeks' visit in
R. G. Hudson, wife and family, and
Charles Collins, all of Bock Island,
spent Sunday at their cousin's, B. 8.
Mr. and Mis. S. A. Tavlor and
daughter Rile, ef Reynolds, were
visiting Mrs. Taylor's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. S. Johnson, who retnrned
from their trip to Iowa last Thnrt-
Rev. J. C Honek has had n and
den attack of eoiatie rheumatlsn
which was quite serious, though
notwithstanding his suffering, he did
a i an mm appear at the appoiatea
tinaefor hit services Bandar. He
oeuld net stand Ken his feet, so he
preaened while sitting
TjEApjf R3 SELECTED
U-V. Katiaaaia wa
Bleu Be ei.
K. V. Robinson. Ph. D., of Muske
gon, Mioh., was selected by the
board of education at lta meeting
last evening to the nrlnelnalahin at
the High school, suoceeding Prof.
W. N. Balser. resigned. Mr. Robin.
eon ia n young man who oomes with
the best of raeommaadetlana. R. la
at present principal of the Muskegon
The board also elected II. R. Smith,
of Vinton. Iowa, te be aeiaana taank-
er at the High school, eueoeeding M.
w. cnowniag; d. u. Lehmer. of Lin
coln, Bob., to be instructor in math-
saties. succeeding C. W. Macemher.
aad C. A. Wendell, A. M.. of Roek
Island, to be history teacher, ane.
cecal ng Mist Beien U. Oopeland.
The board neommaaiii thai )
mation of the new instructors by the
Sherrard, Jane 2S William
Schaarmann waa in Rock Island
Tuesday on business.
Born, to Mr. ana Mrs. Mark
Thompson, a baby. Tuesday.
Mrs. John rorster, oi uaMe, via.
itsd friends In Sherrard Tuesday.
C. A. Samuelaon shipped two oar
loads of begs to Chicsgo last week.
Harry Budlow started for Newton.
Iowa, Saturday, where he will visit
friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mra. Sehofiald are the
proud Barents ef a baby girl, whioh
arrived last Wednesday.
Mr. Swaasen and wife and family
moved into the residence whieh was
ooeupied by Morgan Davis.
Mrs. John Farley, ef Cambridge,
aad three children are visiting with
Mr. and Mrs. Jamas Shannon.
Miss Daisy Johnson, who haa been
visiting in Rook Island the last week,
rsturaed home Thursday last.
Mra. M.-A.'Stohl. of Cleveland,
111., is" visiting a tew days with he
daughter. Mra. G. J. Jaeebeo'n. "
William Humes started for Col
chester, 111., Friday, where he will
visit friends and relatives for a tew
Joseph Davison and Johnny Had
dick will start for a month's trip
through California and other states
Miss Millie Zude, who has been in
Reck Island the last week visiting
with her sister, Mrs. George Rinch,
returned home Sunday.
Dr. Mannon, who was called to
Monmouth last Monday in response
to a message announcing the serious
illness of his father, returned home
Presiding Elder J. D. Marsh, of
Peoria, la holding quarterly meetings
Monday and Tuesday evenings in the
new Free Methodist ehurch, which
haa jast been finished.
Mrs. Morgan Davia moved her
household goods and family to Spring
Valley Thursday, where Mr.
secured work some weeks ago,
will live there ia the future.
The dedication services, whioh
were held in the new Congregational
ohurch Sunday by Rev. Taintor and
Kev. Dr. Tompkins, of Chicago, were
interesting and impressive.
mere is to oe a grand celebration
in Sherrard the 3rd of July. Gil
christ band is to furnish mnsie and
three speakers will be on hand.
There will be sports, fireworks in
the evening, and dancing.
Reynolds, June S3. Mr. and Mra.
W. J. McEntire left last Saturday
for Vinton, Iowa, to visit relatives
T. Lw Johnston went to Rock Isl
and last Friday.
Dr. J. A. Kirehard sanoayed with
his folks in Davenport a week ago.
Mrs. K. s. Kirk, of Taylor Kidge,
visited at Rev. Houok'a last Thurs
Mrs. wuuam xork, oi Miuersburg,
took the train at this place for Rock
Mra. Jane Johnston and Miss
Emma Haskel were Sock Island visi
tors last Saturday.
Mrs. S. J. Campbell returned te
her home at Grinnell, Iowa, after a
pleasant visit with relatives near
William Standley, Frank Clark and
Leonard Hoffman took in the Gil-
ehriav-Davenpert baae ball game at
Quite a number of the upper tens
attended the Missionary tea at Mam'
let last Thursday, though the neat
Miss Crabbs, of Hamlet, retnrned
to her home Monday evening, after
having completed her term ef aeheol
Miss va Titterington haa re
turned from the hospital n week
earlier than ahe waa expected. Her
many friends will be pleased to hear
ei ner recovery to health.
Mra. Jennings, who lived west of
town, died aaddenly last Wednesday
evening, after having Buffered SO
years with consumption. Interment
waa made at Andalusia the following
Our new paper, "The Church Ob
server haa made Its appearance in
oar little town. The paper ia de
voted exclusively to church affairs
and is edited by Kev. R. p.
Unbanks and printed at the Press
What might have proved n very
disastrous conflagration Tneeday
evening waa prevented dt t
prompt arrival of aseistanoe. One
of R. P. Wait's children accidentally
evenurnea a large iaatp on t.
sitting room table. The oU was
thrown ever the floor by the foil and
immediately took nre, which, bow
ever, waa quickly extinguished be
fore any serious damage waa done.
Lil A A ' VT
US over before von hnv. li
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Genuine French Chamois Gloves In but
ter colors. 4-button and 2-patent clasp,
Genuine Wash leather,
price at this sale - - -
Bennett's Glove Store.
FULL STOCK 0? SPORTING GOODS.
Ftve Per Cent Paid on
Money ILoaned on Personal
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Painters end Bcsoratsra
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will hereafter be met at our
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Our stock of wen paper doesn't
require araeh talk, BrovtBed yon
aw it This avertiaawsnt w Basse
to get you te come seoend and look
than to prove the sbuTIibh had
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