THE ABGUS, W-EPX-ES DAT, JANUABY 13, 1904.
TO THE HOME.
ft. "Letter rrom Congressman WTUt, of
Congressman George Henry White, of
Tar boro.N.C, writes the following letter
to Dr. JIartman in regard to the merits
of the great catarrh cure, Penma:
House of Representatives, I
Washington, 1'cb. 4, 189a. J
Peruna Medicine Co., Columbtw, O.:
Gentlemen "lam more than satis
fled with Peruna, and find It to be an
excellent remedy for the grip and ca
tarrh. I have used it In my family
and they all Join me In recommending
it as an excellent remedy. "
George H. White.
Mr. Nannie Wallace, Tulare, Cal.,
President of the Western Baptist Mia
Bion.ry Society, writes:
I consider Peruna an indispensable
article in my medicine chest. It is
twpnty medicines in one, and Las so far
cured every sickness that has been in
my home for five years. I consider it of
special value to weakly women, as It
builds up the general health, drives out
disease and keeps yon in the best of
health." Mrs. Nannie Wallace.
If you do not derive prompt and satis
factory results from the uso of Peruna,
write at once to Dr. JIartman, giving a
full statement of your case and he will
Ik? pleased to give you hid valuable ad
Address Dr. TIartman, President of
The JIartman Sanitarium, Columbus,
Ask your 1 1" 1 1 ir i t for ;i free Pc-ru-n;i
Almanac for Mull.
TIlOl SANDS SAY I HA T
Is tlx- best nl.!i -IumI at ;inv
r i . Yet it is only cents :i
copy , f ' : y ca i".
Ill every unmix r i.f ( 'u n-'s
there arc articles nf inlciic in
terest i: til -1 of 1 1 great
est national i in pi rt a n re.
Si :r o.l short stories. Ii'imor
oiis -1 . i-1 . -. stor'cs of lite am!
iii t i M a .: I ;i ivv :i y goo !.
ic( lure'- will he more i 1. 1 c re t -inir.
i ip " 1 1 a n t tiinl ciitcrt ai'iini
tlian ever. "Every year better
ban til" la-t it it would not lie
I ri I tf now for l c lure's
for l'.Ml. an ! get the November
ami December hp rubers of l'.t".'.
Tin: . . m i.iri: ompany.
'''. I.Piliyto:i l'.l''g..
New York. : New York
Land of Plenty
A book descriptive of Old Virginia
homes anil farm lands in the "Sunny
South" will be mailed free t any ad
dress n application t the under
bipned. On the first and third Tuesday of
each month the
Big Four Route
will sell round trip tickets to many
points in the smith and southeast at
greatly reduced rates; also, one-way
tickets to practically the same terri
tory on the same dates at one-half
the regular rate. p!n $. Full infor
mation furnished on application.
ALLEN M. NY 12, T. 1. A-
J. M. BUFORB
The old fire and
time - tried com
Raes a low as
any reliable com
pany can afford.
YOUK PATRONAGE IS SOLICITED.
Rock Island Branches cf Three
Fraternal Societies Have
LEADERS IN PYTHIAH LOIGE
Oistrict Deputy Johnson in Charge
Knight of Cularobn and
The newly elected otlicers of Alloiit.
council. No. O.'s, Knights of ('nlinnlius.
were installed last evening. K. .1.
Ilurns. Illinois district deputy, having
charge of the ceremonies. The offi
cers for the ensuing year arc:
(iraiKl Knight T. F. LaVelle.
Deputy Crand Knight V. .1. Peter.
Chaplain Rev. VY. P. Lauriault.
Chancellor John Knsscll, Jr.
Financial Secretary Fred M. Hurt.
Recording Secretary Fre.l An
thony. Warden Martin Reidy. Jr.
Treasurer Andrew J. Coleman.
Lecturer T. J. Murray.
Trustee, three years Henry J.
Advocate E. ('. Perry.
In-i'Ie (iuard Frank Lawlcr.
Outside (iuard T. J. O'Rrien.
St Paul Loitee- K. of I.
District Deputy C. V. Johnson, of
Mcline. last evening installed the new
ly elected officers of St. Paul lodge.
No. KIT. Knights of Pythias, of this
city. The ot"iccrs are:
Chancellor M. E. Sweeney.
ice ( h:!n. ell r L. M. Drack.
Prelate - A. F. Oreaser.
Keeper of Record.-, an.! Sea! Sam
Master of Work A. D. Huesing.
Master of Finance - S. R. Wright.
M;istci -at-Ai in- - P.. F. David.
Inner Ciiard F. Larson.
Outer (iuard -John Stroehle.
Trustee--W. F. Cox and W. F. Iv
ins. Tlie Lady Ma-calMe.
Ouecn P.ce hive. .No. 1 ;H), I. ally M.ic
cabees. also had it1- installation of of
ficers Tuesday cciiin;r. Mis.- Clara
Hampton I : : i i f t .it charge of the -ere-Tiioii:e-.
The new officers are:
l'a-1 Commander - Mi- Clara Hanip
tcn. I mil uia mirr Mr-. l-'Ha ( !i -d frey.
Lieut eiia nt f i 'iniia nder Dr. Ila-ia
Lecid !eicr Mr-. I hp. Anderson.
I'iiiainc lc.er Mrs. Ida Smith.
'!':p!aiu- irs. Mamarct Nold.
Si-recant Mr-. Mar Fowler.
Mi-1 ress-at-Arm.- Mr-. Anfia Daid.
St ;il iiic! Mrs. Wiihite.
Picket M l-. Cla I m I'll.
Pianist Mi-s ( laia Fov! r.
Haulier Hearers Dr. Fiuily Peed.
Mrs. P. thwell. Mrs. tiiilespie.
Color P.earci - -M rs. t oncan lion. Mrs.
( tppenl i-r;.
Cai-.taiu-iit-Arms Mis. Lew ( lark,
of Dawnj'ort ( appointeil ).
P!isitian Dr. II. M. Piirkhart.
COMPILATION MADE OF
VABIOUS STATE TAXES
com pi!a t ion
if the arioiis
i r taxe:
in Illinois for ivn::
ted I iy State Auditor
The aim. nut to lie col
lect'd is .'.II.ssT.hT:
is divided as follow
Poai!- and bridge- .
Keirist ered liolids . ,
.$ .::t i.th'..::t
. ' ID.'.iOS.ICM.Tl
::.:;s i. ,"ss. .-,(
All other taxes, including'
tloir and poll taxes
NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FOR. PEOPLES NATIONAL
At the annual stockholders meeting
of the People- National Lank yester
day afternoon, all the old directors
presented their resignations and a n w
hoard was chosen composed of F. C.
Denkmann. William Loth. Otto Hulier.
Ale Posenheld. Uohert Warner. C.
Hellpensteil ami C. It. Marsha:!.
Many children are poisoned and
made neroii and weak, if not killed
outright, hy mothers. rivinr them
coutrh syrups -oiMa!ninjr opiates. Fo
ley's Honey and Tar is a safe and c er
tain remedy tor coujrhs, croup and
lunir trotihles. and is the only promi
nent cotisrh remedy that contains no
opiates or other poisons. All drug--"ists.
Are You Bilious?
It interferes with work, pleasure
and happiness everybody is so at
times ; in many cases it makes life a
burden the fault is with the stomach,
liver and kidneys. An occasional
dose of pills will remove the evil if
Sold Ererywhere. In boxes lc and 2Sc
NESS & HEAD
CmcklTM latw ly an lnvaiM deir ; h'r trt
raT4ruii --iti iv-am. eiri.
Srlf-art-ntirr. I sed and endTMd tJ
rbytcan. Wme 10 fr. ti it '. m L
For sale by T. II. Thomas, druggist
OTHER TRAIN BREAKS RAIL
One that Is Wrecked Uom Nut do so Rail
road Van Saja.
In talking of the recent railroad
vreck near Denrock. a railroad man
in an interview explained how broken
rails cause such accidents. He says it
is net the train which breaks the rail
that is ditched. 'Often, when broken
rails are found by the seetii n men.
they shi.w that they have been broken
for Mime time and that many trains
have passed over them. Finally a train
conn's alonir and strikes the broken
piece in a certain way and the loose
end turns up. Then, in less than a
second, the train is in the ditch and
perhaps several ers.ns are killed. It
is one f the many duties of the sec
tion men to watch f.r broken rails.
When the section men find a broken
rail the first thinr they do is to drill
holes throught he two parts and bolt
en an angle iron, which will make it
s-fc until a new rail can be put in
place of the broken one. When the
an-Ie iron is on. the break is almost
as t-afe as any other joint in the road,
but a new rail is always put in place
of a broken cue at once.
The causes of rails breaking are
many. A slight flaw in the thin part of
the base may cause the rail to crack
clear through, -while the ball cf the
rail can be worn cut without causing
n break. Sometimes in driving spikes
the maul strikes the base of the rail
an.l cracks it. This will not cause any
trouble for a b ug time, and then some
day the crack will begin to lengthen
with every train that passe- until the
rail is in two parts.
BAN PUT ON FRIED ONIONS
Indiana Court Iecll that the Odor May
bt- a NnliHncf.
An onion odor has been stamped
with the disapproval of a court de
cision. The cooking of the odorifer
ous vegetable in an artistic neighbor
hood of In liana has been declared il
legal in the choicest terms of Hlack
stone. In pursuance i f the rights cf every
individual to the uninterrupted use
and enjoy ment f air and lip ht the
Indiana appellate court decided that
ii i person is at liberty to permit the
odors cf Hie onion indiscriminately to
permeate the atmosphere.
Afler days spent in deliberation the
learned judges affirmed the decision
of the circuit court at .New Castle,
which awarded the firm of Campbell
Pros. r that city damages against a
restaurant keeper name 1 Shrayer.
who persisted in frying onions at a'.!
hours i f the day and night.
According to the allegations in the
Irial court the defendant, who occu
pied the rooms above the store of
Campbell Pros., had many patrons
who made a practice of eating sirloin
teaks and fiied onions. While odors
. . 1 t
lie presiimcii to travel siiywaru. i nc
cstimeiiy in lllis case showed they
ettled on account of their weight on
the persons below.
Then the trouble began. I he ow li
es of the store declared they person-
illy did n t object to the strong, nox
ious smells winch louiui ineir way m
them from above, but they alleged
the odors scented their stuck of val
uable silks. laces, and millinerv goods
ind nauseated their customers.
The defendant in answer declared
he onion a vegetable which is nece.--ary
to the happiness of mankind.
nn-l that there were certain prescrib-
I forms in which it could be pre
wired. Hi- fnrt her declared that sci
nec thus Tar had not been able to
nveiit any plan for the reduction of
nil. n odors or their confinement in
inv one room.
The court did not dispute the
llegation and did not attempt to pre
cri'.ie the legal limitations of the
idor. Although privately admitting
their fondness for the vegetable, the
members of the court declared the
onion habit of th New Castle resident
had become a nuisance.
OLD GAME IS AGAIN WORKED
Real Kt ate Hayer Who Was al Clinton
Make Touch" at Omaha.
The scheme that was recently snc-
cessfullv worked at Clinton. Iowa, in
which a stranger who pretended to be!
about to buv a farm got away with!
sl.iHio f borrowed money on a forged
Iced, was worked at Omaha, accord
ing to a press dispatch dated at that
place w bich say s:
"Nathan P. Dodge, vice president of
the Council PdufT- Savings bank, was
swiniie.i out or ...ou iiv two siran-
ers on a bi.gus farm mortgage. Wil
liam (arse, a farmer, advertised he
had H'.o acres fi r saie. Two strangers
ailed and stated they were anxious
to bnv a farm. I arse asked 1 .."
Hid the price was agreed upon. Dodge
said he was willing to loan the money.
provided the farm was sufficient se
curity. So Saturday toy. the alleged
purchaser, and a man cailed Snyder.
ippeareil at Dodge's place and pre-
sente;; an abstract which bore the
supposed signature of Carse. wife, and
Flmer Fehr. a notary public, with an
official seal. Dodge provided $4..rOO.
Carse noticed among the real estate
transfers the sale i f his farm and tel
ephoned the recorder he had made no
-ale. Investigation then disclosed the
signatures were forged."
A Very CIo Call.
"I stuck to my engine, although ev
ery joint ached and every nerve was
racket! with pain." writes C. W. IJel
lamy. a locomotive fireman, of Hur
lington. Iowa. "I was weak and pale,
without any appetite, and all run
down. As 1 was about to give up, I
got a bottle of Klectric Hitters, and
after taking it. I felt as well as I ever
did in my life. Weak, sickly, rim
down eopIe always gain new life,
strength and vigor from their use.
Try them. Satisfaction guaranteed by
Hartz Ullemeyer. Trice, 50 cents.
A SAVING IN FUEL
Relocation of Boilers at Lincoln
DAILY PRACTICE OF FIRE DRILL
Among Pupils of Various BnildioK
In the City Report on
The monthly meeting of the hoard
of education was held last evening.
The committee on janitors and heat
ing reported to the board that the
htaiing plants of the Lincoln and high
schools had been inspected and that
they were in first class condition, ex
cept that the boilers in the Lincoln
building were set lower than was
necessary, and if raised to proper
height would save a epiantity of fuel
during the winter. The committee
recommended to the board that the
boilers be reset before another winter.
Superintendent H. H. Hayilen met
the ptincipals of the grade schools
last week and they reported that the
fire drill was being practiced daily and
that already the scholars were able to
leave the building much more rapidly
than at the ordinary dismissal.
Superintendent Hayden's statistical
report for the month ending .Ian. S,
and comparative t.iri-fs for the cor
responding inonlh last year, was as
follows: Fnrolled for the year, o..Vi4.
increase of 24; enrolled for the month.
r:.:7. increase of 4S; number belong
ing at the close of the month. :.-:.
increase of !(7; average number be
longing, :;.71, increase of ."4; average
daily attendance, :5.1:11k increase of .4;
percentage of attendance, '.i.i.'J'.ll, a
slight increase; percentage of punctu
ality. '.r.. '.:;:.. a slight decrease; num
ber of cases of tardiness. SU. increast
of 7; number of cases of truancy, 0
a decrease of ".
ICIl'Mof h Month.
The following bills were allowed:
Chanuoii. Perry A- Co
Peoples Power ci inpany
Fmpire CYal .v Coke company ..
Hai tz & P.ahnscn company
loh n Yolk Sr Co
II. I). Folsom
Williams. While .v Co
Faton & Co
Maud M. Moiitgi niery
Pock Island Stove company
Pock Island Wood works
Tot tens' Music house
Standard Oil company
Scientific American elub
Orr v Locket t Hardware com
pany (icorge L. (Juist
Kalpii Havcrstii k
Allen. Myers V C
I. W. Stewart
II. P.. Ilayden
II. K. Prow n
W. A. Kohh & Co
I'nion Fleet ric Telephone Tel
15. F. Cobb A Co.'
Standard School Furnishing
Dust Proof Floor Dressing com
pany Kramer A Co
T. II. Fly mi
L'iidiiiist Sr Co
D. C. .McFarlane
Ally n V F.acon
Central Scientific company
1 1 -v'
I-.. I-.. Lamp
Port P.y ron Lime association...
(i. F. Maxwell
BLAIR TO PURCHASE NEW
STEAMER FOR BUSINESS
( apt. W. A. P.Iair left yesterday for
tin- south, where he will negotiate the
purchase of the Meggido. a large craft
which is anchored at the mouth of the
If Mr. Clair succeeds in making sat
isfactory arrangements for the pur
chase of the boat, it is his intention
to fit her up for the purpose of run
ning excursions between here and St.
Loiii- next summer.
The boat is so constructed that it
will be possible for the entire list if
passengers to live on her while they
visit the fair.
Cared After Saffeiine 10 Year.
H. F. Hare, superintendent Miami
Cycle V Manufacturing company, Mid
dletown, Ohio, suffered for 10 years
with dyspepsia. He spent hundreds
of dollars for medicine and with doc
tors without receiving any jierma
nent benefit. He says: "One night
while feeling exceptionally bad I was
about to throw down the evening pa
per when I -avv an item in the paper
regarding the merits of Kodol Dys
pepsia Cure. I concluded to try it.
and while I had no faith in it, I felt
better after the second dose. After
using two bottles I am stronger and
better than 1 have lxcn in years, and
I recommend Kodol Dyspepsia Cure
to rnv friends and acquaintances suf
fering from stomach trouble." Sold
bv all druggists.
Pnromonl and l frippe.
Coughs cured ouicklv bv Foley's
Honey and Tar. I'efuse substitute?
It's funny why jieople eat pies and
pickles at midnight lunches and ex
oect a fmir complexion. No wonder
thev have to take Hollister's Itocky
Mountain Tea t bring back the bloom
of youth, .".j cents. T. II. Thomas
V iT J
Al T THE, ILLIJVOIS
THUPTDAy EVEJflfG, JAfi. 14-. UJVDEH AUSPICES
Tri -City Press Club,
5 THE EVENT OF THE SEASON. 5
Thii present season, just clo-in Mr. Watte rson lias appeared in every part
of the Tnioii from Boston to New Orleans and with eve u-ine leasing welcome
and applause, nortli and soutlL alike joining m enthusiastic approval.
Prices: 50c, 75c and $1. Seats on sale Tuesday morning at ' o'clock at Illi
I atandi for Styt and
Fit right ana
always look rlM.
Don't easily rough
don't break easily.
I GEO. P. IDE CO.. Makers.
Yes. I'm going. '
Well, there's soniclhing new f r you
to consider. The
in connection with the (Jueen & Cres
cent Koiite, will take you down one
way and bring you hack aimtlwr, for
a slight advance, in the regular winter
Low round trip rales now in effect
to all tourist points in Florida and the
south. (iood connections, through
sleepers, fine equipment. Iiest of evcrjr-
On .Ian. 11, r.H)4. the
Chicago Florida -
with through Pullman sleepers. dining.
i lull, and ob-ervat ion cars, will again
o into effect. Chiea"o to St. Augus
tine, via ( incivnat i. Chattanooga. At-i
lunta and .Tacksoiiv ihe. ;
For thronirh sleeping car reserva-;
lions, literature ami full particulars.!
.1. S. M t I'LI.Ol MI. X. Y. I. A.. j
Dearborn St.. Chicago. III. j
O. I'.. Allen. A. (i. i A.. St. Jmi-. Mo
JOHN VOLK & CO..
Also manufacturers of Sash, D-mrs,
Iilinds and Mouldings, Ve
neered and Hard Wood
Flooring of All
Single and lo:;ble Strength Window
Glass, l'olished Plate. Beveled
'Plate and Art Glass.
311 AND 30 KKIHTKKXTH STKEET,
I A J
J- 7 1 J
in popular favor because
ness its unvarying quality keeps it up. Over
a million sold daily. Cremo 5c anywhere.
It's worth it anytime.
Largest Seller in the World.
The kernel Js the 1 1 1 1 SinoRerW lrotectIon
Presenting His Famous Lecture
When in Doubt Consultthe Best
V'i years of successful experience in curiiij.' Chronic, Xeryons and Pri
vate diseases of both sexes. l-'Icven yea re permanently located in
Davenport, where he has cured thousands of cases of Chronic Dis
eases pronounced incurable by others, proves conclusively that DIL
W.ffcll is the I lest and Most Successful Specialist in the tri cities.
Ex a. mi nation Free.
Dr. Walsh Cures When Others
NKRVOI S Dl.DII.ITV, sleeplessness, ttricture, weakness or men,
failing memory, mental delusions, catarrh, dyspepsia, asthma, bron
chitis, blood diseases, scrofula, piles, and kidney diseases.
WOME.V suffering from nervous exhaustion, headache, backache,
constipation, neuralgia, palpitation of the heart or any other disease
peculiar to the sex should consult Dr. Walsh and get the benefit of
liis vast experience.
im:mi:mim:i: it pays to consult the phst first.
VIRRATION AND F.LIXTRK I'i'Y. 20 years' experience has made
Dr. Walsh a master of these methods of curing chronic diseases. He
uses all forms of electricity, including Faradism, Galvanism, Cat a pho
resis, Sinusoidal, Static and High Frequency Currents.
VARICOCELE is n frequent cause of nervous and physical decline.
Whv treat 'oiitlis with others when we can positively cure you in
from one to three treat me::! -
Only Curable Cases Taken. If yoi; cannot call, write. Hundreds
cured by mail.
HOCUS: 0 to V' a. m., 2 to and 7 to 8 p. rn., Sunday 1 1 :.':'! to 1:.'J0 p. m
DR. J. E. WALSH,
Office McCullough Building. 124 West Third Street
ROCK ISLAND SAVINGS BANK$
ro:;k island, ill. Z
Incorporated Under the 8tato Law. 4 Per Cent g
Interest Paid on Depo.sitn.
Money Loaned on Personal
.1. M. bijioid. President.
folii! Cruiiaugli. 'ice PresiiJent.
1'. f'reena wait. Ca-liier.
P.egan the business .July 2, lsIH),
and occupy inir S. E. i-orner of
Mitchell & Ly ndc' new building.
of its good
DR. J. K. WALSH,
Collateral or Real J
R. R. Cab!
P. ( ireeiiavvalt,
L. Simon, ,
J. M. JJuford, i
H. P. Hull,
E. . 1 1 urn t.
Solictor Jackson and Hurst.
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