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1" Twenty-Fifth Year. Rock Island, Illinois, Friday, August 18, 1876. Established Oct , 18,: 1851. MEDICAL. OUR THE MILD POWER ESI nrjirnnETi' UOMEOrATUIC SPECIFICS Have rnovED, mox the most nmpln experience, an entire success. Pimple, Prompt, LiHcientand Reliable. They are the only medicines perfectly adapted to popular nee eo urn pie that mistakes cannot be made in urine them ; so harmless aa to be free from danger: ana o efficient aa to be always reliable. They bare the hip-heat emnmfndntioa from all, and will always reuder aatibfaction. No. Cures.. Cent EOBSE NAILS 1. Feer. Cnntfeetmn. Inflummationa. . . Jl S. Morrnt, Worm Fcvm.Worm Colic, . !S J. rryln-Colto,orTeethingof Infanta, . 25 4. lMarrHcra, of C hildren or Adults, . . !i 8. Itjraentery, Griping, Bilious Colio, . . 21 C. helrra-Morbn, Vomiting, . . . 15 7. Confche, Cold, Uronehitis, . . . , 15 8. Neuralgia, Toothache, Foeeaehs, . . 25 9. Headaches, Sick Headache, Vertigo, . 2S 10. ltyapepata, Lblionn 8tomaoh 15 11. Kttppreaaed, or Painful Periods, . . 25 12. Whites, too rrofuso Periods, .... 25 1:1. 'roun, Couch, iMtlicult Brenthintr, . . 25 U. Salt llhrnm, l'.rysipelas. Eruptions, . 25 15. ltlieainatlmn, Lheiimutie Pains, . . 25 10. lver ami Ague, ChiU Fever, Agues, 50 17. Piles, blind or blooding:, 50 IS. Onhlhklmr. nnd Soioor Venk Eyes, . 50 1!). 4'atnri-li, iicute or chronic, Influenza, . So 20. WhonpluK-Conh, violent coughs, . 50 21. Asthma, oppressed Breathing, ... 50 22. l :r lHacharKCS, impaired henrintr, . 50 23. Mrrofnl. elilmwi elands, Swellings, . 50 24. (.eneral I icbility, I'hysieal Weakness, . 50 25. Dropsy nnd scanty Heeretions, . ... 50 2S. KruMrkndii, sickness from riding, . 50 27. lildney-IMsease, Gravel 60 2$. Hcrroai IetlHtj", Seminal Weakness or invnlantnry discharges, ... . .100 Sore Mouth, Canker, ... .50 1'rinary Weakness, wettingthe bed, . 50 V.innil lVrtods. 'with Hronru, . . 60 AUSABLB HOME NAIL CO. Manufacturers of PATENT HAMMERED, POINTED & POLISHED, POINTED & BLUED, HORNE IV-A-ILfS FROM "BENZON IRON"iEXCLUSIVELY, Wo offer onr IIammkb Pointed Kails to the trade knowing that they are far superior to any "Cit Foists". The "AUSABI.E" is THit Hahmikbd Nail Pointed in market. Quality fully guaranteed. ABRAHAM BUSSING, SECKKTARY, 85 Chambers Street, NEW YORK. LOCAL COLUMN. fiTOT T?rT3 A T3TTTP Telegraphed to the Rockltland Argut. MOLIISTK 0, 51 52. S3. 34. 35. IMaeasr of Heart, palpitation. etc.,. 100 Kpllepsey. Spnsms, St. itu Dance, , 100 lkinht hrrlA. ulcerated sore throat, . . SO Chronic Congestions and Eruptions, 50 V wis, 00 cents, (except z, uu wi . w FAMILY CASES. Case (Morocco) with above 33 large rials and Manual of directions, . . . fiooo Case (Morocco) of 20 large vials and Book, b 00 Mmirlo K,vr a nnd Vials us above. a tg- These remedies are aent by the rase or single box to any part of the country, free of charge, ou receipt of price. Address Humphreys .... , , Homeopathic Medicine Co., Office and Depot, No. 5C2 Bboadwav, New You. For Sale toy all Druggists. Sold in Rock Island by Benser & Thomas. Otto Grojan, C Spcidc!, and E. Breuuert mwf MISCELLANEOUS. THE ENEMY OF DISEASE ! THE FOE OF PAIN TO MAN AND BEAST Is the Grand Old CONSUMPTION Can be ctrsd. Schknck's Pulmonic Syuci", Schenck's Sea Webd Tonic. Schenck's Mandrake Pills. Are the only medicines that will cure Pulmonary Consumption. Frequently medicines that will stop a conga will occasion the death of the patient ; they lock up the liver. slop the circulation of the blood, hemorrhage follows, and in fact.they clog the action of the very organs that caused the couth. Liver Complaint and Dyspepsia are the causes of iwo-thirde of the cases of Consumption. Many persons comolaln of a dull pain In thu side, con stipation, coated tongue, pain in the ehoulderhlade feelings oi arow.-iness ana restlessness, tne rood, lying heavily on the stomach, accompanied with acidity and belching up of wind. These symptoms usually orginated from a disor dered condition of the stomach or a torpid liver. I Persons so affected. If they take one or two heavy colds, and if the cough in tiiese cases be suddenly checked, will find the stomach and liver clogged, remaining torpid, and inactive, and almost before thev are aware the lungs are a mass of sores, and uleemteil. the re-nlt. of which is death. I Schenck's Pulmonic Syrup is an expectorant which does not contain opium or anything calculated to check a cough suddenly. Schenck's Sea Weed Tonic dissolves the food, mixes with the gnstrie juices of the stomach, aids digestion and creates a ravenous appetite. When the bowels are costive, skiu sallow, or the symptom ot herwise of a biiionB tendency,Schenck's Mandrake Pills are required. These medicineg are prepared only by J. H. Sohknck & Son N.E . corner Sixth and Arch . Ms. Phlla. ' And are lor sale by all druggists and dealers. The Republican Party Letting- tip on the Revenue Robbers. Chicago, August 18. Juuge Bangs arrived irotn Washington this morning, having been summoned there in connec tion with the sentences of the whiskey convicts and efforts which their counsel were making to secure their pardons. He has no information of any pardon, hav ing been granted tut expresses the opin ion that the sentences will be equalized some being considerably mitigated. The Centennial. Philadelphia, Aug. 18. To-day the sovereign grand consistory of Illinois, will visit Masonic Temple and this evening in full uniform assist in the exemplification work, being welcomed by committee. To morrow the guests will leave for home. To morrow the gates ot the centennial grounds, will be opened for the first time on the reduced fare system, the general admission being "o cents. Grant Trying: to Secure a Third Term Through Hayes. Washington, D. C, Aug. 18. The president, to-day. at the instance of the Republican congressmen of Mississippi, made an extensive chance of federal otfi cers in that state, iucluding the marshal for the southern district, and the principal post masters. I hese. congressmen say that the new appointments will have the effect of reconciling all differing elements and strenethen the party with a prospect of securing the electoral vote for Hayes and W heeler. JBST'No police cases to-day. D. B. Keiser dishes up Moline items for the Union, 3S"Gou!d & Shultheis's store is receiv iutf u. uew euui oi painc. BMeeting of the board of township commmissioners to-morrow at 2 P. M. CsSF-The Argus can be had every even ng at Clendenin & Martin's, post office ui uz store. 8Wrork on the cutter alone the south side of Main street, between Hodman av enue and Lynde, is progressing. JSTUapt. John Good and daughter ar rived here this morning from California. The captain will spend a few days with his son-in law, Capt, J. . Morey, and then leive lir the centennial in rrmnanv with his daughter. JStSAbout seven months aeo the price p:iid the moulders, at Deere's plow works, tor eacn wheel, was 50 cents, and those employed on piece work were obliged to make at least 8 wheels per day. A few months ago the price was reduced to 32 cents per wheel. This produced consider able dissatisfaction amontr employes but was finally accepted, the amount of work to be done (8 wheels per day) being still maintained, lesterdav a still further re duction was announced by which moulders only received 3i) cents per wheel. This was more than the employes would submit to, so to-day the moulders struck tor old prices. There has been no material re duction in the prices of plows or cultiva tors, which looks as if the present redue tin was uncalled for. especially when iron and steel are lower now than tor years onuer it Deere & Co.. wnt the boys to QBefore Police Magistrate Cropptr. THE COWNETICTJT PEACE SOCIETY. Some Resolutions which won't he ap. proved hy the People. Mystic. Conn. Aug. 18. The Conneti cut Peace society's resolutions declare that Custer s death was a just retribution for the slaughter of friendly Indirns and urge the withdrawal of the army from the In dian country. iclp pay for that new moulding shop. It in USE ESN HE'S PAIN-KILLING VTAGiC T AHG "It Works like a Charm." If vnn have cot Rheumatism. USE RKNNE'S MAGIC OIL If yon bave got Neuralpta, . . , . I . T--V- I -t- ,.1 - in ATT Fatal Slashing with a Ra2or. New York, August 18. Last evening two nscroes, Chas. bummers and A m. Jackson, had a fight, and during its pro gress Jackson drew a razor and making slinging blows across Summer's ab domen laid it open so that hi9 intestines gushed out. Jackson then fled and Sum mors fell to the ground and was borne to the hospital in a dying condition. I . I rXl I VI Hi I If you have rot Colic orCrni.ps. 4 " - USE KEXNE'S MAGIC OIL. vi 1 1 , -,h n. tnL;t -.r Af I If yon have pot any kind .f Ache or Patn, Winch has stood the test oi use kknne's pain-killing magic oil veurs Tiiei'fJ IS HO Sore it Will IlOt Ileal, this popular remedy. Itisptmlyvepel t ,..11 , ,,- and clsan to use internally ar externally. no Lameness it will not cure, no syractse.n, v.,juiy4: Afli no Pain, that firhicts the human body, or the lody of a horse or other domestic animal, that does not yield to its magic touch. A Lottie costing i5c, 50c, or $1.00, has often saved the life ;f a human being, and restored to life and use fulness nianv a valuable horse. Invaluable Hand-Book for the Citizen, InaJsponsibie Guide, to Visiters. HUNT'S Philadelphia Guide and Cen tennial Directory! Trv it. and von will be surprised at the beneficial effect derived from a thorough and faithful use of taDie; gaie 45th, 18T5. Wm. Hesjte Sons, Pittsfluld, fc ass. Sins As a duty, as well as a privilege, I wish to commend to those unacquainted with its healing qualities you r'-Paln-Kiilini; Magic Oil," to i;e kept is reaiunesw PoR EMEitcEFCiES. as severe at tacks of bowel difficulties, to be applied exteh nallt, as a counter irritant, and ikteknally as an anodyne and heuler. Also for fresh wounds, having tested it, especially on the cuts, bruise and strains I received in the terrible calamity at the Central naptist t hnrrti. .Mine 'm, l?74. in oenaii oi mi tniujrs which are pood, and truly useful. I subscribe myself, fratuinally yours, Kcv. II. A. Sizer. RENNE'S MAGIC OIL I a purely vegetable and general family remedy. Keep It In the house to use in case 01 emergrin . Trv ii internallv. It cures Cholera Morbus, Diar rhoea. I'aius in the Stomach, Indigestiou, Coughs, Sore 1 hroat. Coins, Jtc. Use it vxternallv. It enres. Cattarti. o'ains.t. nts. Bruises, old Sores. Headache. Toothache, and in fact altnO"t all the aches and pains flesh is heir to Sold hv all dealers In Medic.iue. WM. HENNE & SONS, Prop'rs, Pittsfield. Mass What a Railroad Man Says About West ern-Bound Freight, New York. Aug. 1 8. An agent of a trunk line, speaking ot the prolonged rail road fight, says "the war must be stopped or v?e shall be ruined. We are losing on every pound wo carry west and if the pres ent rates are not advanced when the busy season is at hand it will be still worse. USE RENNE'S PAIN KILLING MAGIC OIL All ye Lien, Women ani Children, Weather Probabilities. W A SHINGTON, Au g. 18. The Signal Sei vice observations taken at 10 o'clock this forenoon indicate the following weather probabilities for this afternoon and to uicht: For the northwest, falling barometer winds mostly from the south to the west slight change in temperature, partly cloudv or cloudv weather, and freemen rains accompanying thunder storms. Tt mnttnm in rarvo" gives mare practical In formation In a comprehensive lnrra Than all tne oplirnwral works gotten up for the o-casn com bined It is the Standard Umd' published before any ot the others were thought of. It has stood the test of line snd Is conceded to lie all that is wanted at this time. rh Edition, revised and cor reeled to date, in both English and tierman lan guages, has besides imich other valuable matter, the most complet , reliOile and latest MAP OF PHILADELPHIA nnh'.ished. showing I airmount Park entire, with Its .. . ......:. f-Lnti- ti ti lu i crrniiiiuH. t'i-.i . A fr rTmcialIrvs b.afimV coTorVcLworth of FEILLIPS S COAL CO., in tne dook. ii una TEE HEW COTTOUT CEOP. The rirst Bale in Market. Memphis. Au2ust 18. The first bale o new cotton was received this morning an classed '"good middling." He's Got no Show for an Election. St. Louis, August IS. The Repub! cans.of the Sixth district, this state, have nominated H. K. Havens for congress. Van Schaack, Stevenson & Reid, Wholesala Ag'ts Chicago, Iils. Fr sale in Kock Island by O. Grot- Jan, and E. Urenuert. Itself five, times the price Complete City Kaii.roao nt rkctort, flving the routes of all the railways and other in formation. It has a Street Diue'torv, civine the names of the streets, alleys, lanes, etc. when- thvy are and where they run to. with expla-na-ion of the mixie of numbering the houses, em lilmrone with the name and number to find the place WllIlOUl uiun uojr uuu aimovance. , . It lias an Amusement Directory, a Hotel Directo ry, a Zoological tiarden Directory. It baa Centennial Exhibition I)irectt. with illustrations, description of buildings, etc It embraces a graphic description of Fuirmount park with Illustrations. ' Am Uitokk;al Sketch t r Philadelphia, and Illustrations of all the most prominent bnild ini's in fact, all objects and places of Interest in thecltv. the park, the zoological gardens and the cen cn'nial exhibition grounds are very fully de scribed and Illustrated. 'The value of which, especially to strangers A perfect guide to our city'-Commercial List. 'li conluins a splendid map on a goou scaie,Bo v can bo readilyTcad." Peterson's Reporter. A. valuable little volume." Herald. PUICES: . , ... Fnli'h Edition 2-'ic; when mailed 30c; inflexible "ciiiih 5'ic ; in pocket tucks 7rc; morocco, full gilt oVman Edition. 2:ic; in flexible cloth 50c; In tucks 75c: morocco, frill gilt. 1 . tlT"A'euts Wanted.- Liberal inducements'. JOHN P. HUNT, Publisher. 89 South llth Street PHILADELPHIA. (Opp. site of new P. O. CINCINNATI OHIO. Shippers of the Genuine YOUGHIO GHENY, GAS AND BLACKSMITH'S COAL, And Oonnellsville ( Henderson's) Coke. Orders received by car load and promptly attend cdtobv ,f.S SMITH B-3dlm P. O. Box ti'Jo Moline, Ills. CZZ ROBERT BATY, f I Manufacturer of Ji ARTIFICIAL LUIBS. rir, fnrthe Northwest of Dr. Bly's Celebrated Patent Limbs, as the following will show: Uocn ester, N. Y., Sept. 1, 18 14. r ........ X! . (. r i Milwnnkee. W'ib. Dear Sip.: You are the only party authorized to ,.i, m iiotoiit Leys in the Northwest, there be ing no one in Chicago authorized to mannfactnre any ot my raients. r Bly's Limb" manufactured oc Government orders. Apparatus for Shortened Limbs and all Dcfonui cies. For particular, atROBE1T KATY. 10r Wisconsin Street,Milwaukee Wis. POI.IC3 CASES. is rumored that a general reduction wages will soon occur ranging from 25 to 40 per cent. v, fte'The new Rock river bridge is being .milt as rapidly as possima and it is now expected that travel can be resumed by October 15th. 1 his will be good news to he farmers south of the Rock river who re in the habit of making Moline the market ior tneir produce, u win aiso elp to some extent our local commercial interests. In conversation with 31r. hipes, ol the Clinton Bridge Co., this morningjie tated to the writer that the first span would probable arrive by the middte of next week and be put in place at once, the stone ordered by the city I armcs in time. lhe old piers are to be raised two feet and repaired where needed. The eld timber will not be used in the superstructure, Mr. Sipes con sidering it un.-afe to do so The length of the new bridge win to 33 feet 10 nches; height from the floor plank to top rcstle 23 feet 4 inches ; wiuth from out to out 21 leet. 3 inches; wiJta in the clear IS feet. The superstructure will be built in the u.ost substantial manner. The new spans as they arrive will be rais ed and fitted in plaie, and securely bolted with new iron. The castings to be used are being made bv Williams, W hite & Co., of this city. When completed the bridge will be a fine structure. Charles Graham, hack driver, was ar rested this morning by OScr lirennan for practicing some of his old tricks on travel ers. The victim this time was John Ed wards, an elderly gentleman who was on lis way to Dixon, Iowa, uraham took iim in his hack i'ni tiie C. U. 1. & F. enot claiming that the depot for Dixon was ac the lower end of the oity and so drove him to the Rockford depot where he obtained 50 cents. The passenger objected to the price but was told it was the regu- ar fare. I he stranger bjoq discoered. lowever. that he had been deceived; that ha was at the wrong depot, and at once started to find the hack driver. Arriving at the Chicago depot he told Mr. Loosely of the affair, who, in company with Mi. Edwards, went before Magistrate Cropper and had a warrant issued for the arrest of Graham. The victim rather than loose the time finally compromised the matter with the hack driver for $5 the prisoner also paying the costs. Mr. Loose ly wa9 anxious that Graham should be prosecuted as this kind or business is getting to be of daily occurrence. The penalty of the law should be administered to all such offenders. Edmund Richards was examined this morning, on complaint ot nis iatner, charmoE him with burglary, lbe amount stolen was $20 in raouey. and $12 worth of jewelry. The evidence was conclusive and in default ot $300 bonds he was sent to iail. This young fellow is a hard case, and has been a source of much trouble to his father. The sen tried to compromise the matter but the parent was inexorable, Before Justice Finkiey, Patrick Morrisey.for being drunk and dis orderly at Tims. Yates's plubers' shop, was arrested bv Officer Rrennau and tnken to jail last night. This morning.after a hear ins, lie was hned and costs. I aid and discharged. Yesterday afternoon. M. J. Murphy was fined $3 and costs for allowing horses to run at large contrary to city ordinance. After the trial there was quite a scene be tween Marshal Hawes and Murphy, dur ing which it is said Hawes attempted to strike the latter. Murphy had sworn that the horses were the property of his wife, to which Hawes said "Yes, and if his wife was on the stand she would swear that the horses belonged to her husband." I This provoked an angry altercation, de scribed elsewhere in this paper. AUTISTIC TAILORING 8 IMPOETING EDUCATIONAL. HAHNEMANN ( Medical College and Hospital CHICAGO. Term commences October 3d, 1 : Full corps of professors Cl'nlCHl Instruction a prominent feature. Material for dissection abun dant. Fees $50. For cataloeues. address , T. S. HOY HE, M. D., 817 Wabash Avenue, Chicago. , Wedding Garments a Specials Servants' Livery Made to Crds CLERGYMEN TEN PEE CENT DISCOUNT Wabash Ave. Cor. Monroe, CHICAGO. Established iar4. ILLINOIS jJMVEuSITT. OF MICHIGAN. ' Department of Medicins and Surgery. The 27th annual course of lectures will commerce on t'd. 2, 187(1. and continue months. Course separate but equal for women. Matriculation Fee Itesidents of Mich'gan, 10: non-iesidents, $25. Annual Dues Residents of Michigan, fl5; ton residents, 3U. Uraduation Fee For all alike, $5. Send for circular and catalogue. A. B. PALMER, M. C, Dean, Ann Arbor, Mich. QUO CTOQUSJECESIESSTABIT. TEE FAVOEITE HOME KEMEDY. 'Evidence Unuarallelled in the history of Medi cme" Over two thousand testimonials given lor he wonderful cures made by SARSA PARI LLA, Or Matchless Liver BLOOD AND KIDNEY SYRUP. T0-LA7S' ADVERTISEMENTS. Assignee's Notice. ALL PERSONS INDEBTED TO SODEKS 1 hUM f & J ihiison. Bankrupts, are hereby noniied to pay sanl indebtedness to the undersigned, without delay, and save cost. Kock isiauu, Aiiun 17th. l7b. AMOS K. CCTIEIt, 18tU0t Provisional Assignee, Highland Hall, Highland Park, HI. A COLLEGIATE INSTITUTION FOP. LADIES. FALL SESSION BEGINS SEPT. 90, 1870. Course of instruction thorough and extensive. Rare facilities for Music and Painting Health, manners sud morals of the Prst imporiance. Col lege edifice commodious aud elegant. No rooms for pupils ntrher man two mgnts oi stairs, uraciuates of other Institutions recived to our post-graduate course with special privileges. Terms moderate. For circulars apply to EDWARD P. WESTON, President. Htal Estate Transfers. Drowned. Sharon. Mass., August 18. Albert E. Smith, adjuster for the Charter Oak Life Insurance Co. was drowned yesterday, Tottr Colored People Drowned. Long Biincu. Aug. IS. A small boat capsized near here last evening containing four colored persons. Ail were arowneu. SOUTH CAROLINA DEMOCRACY. tedSro MARitlED LADIES "SV uaicu nuc. o, iciu, stamp for confidential circular, of great value. GEJT. WADS HAMPTON ESBOS. roa gov- A Platform of the Kight Kind. JMa? Fair (session American Institute of 1S751 awarded to Triumph Truss Company the THE MOST PERFECT MADE. fs??27 Premium Medal for the Best Elas V ! & Tniu nn Ktlll tlltlOn. j k.7 PsrrontzeiheTRIliMi'nTRUSS J V and TRIUMPH RUPTURE CVRE, So. 334 Eowrey, New York. The Triumph Truss Comp'y Ask no advance payment for curing ruptures, and offer ( l,oW reward ior any case iuey cunnot cure. They employ a first-class Lady Snnreon. Their Chief Snrtreon has had 30 years' untauinp success i Examinations and advice confidential and tree. Orders filled by mail. Send lu cents for their New Book, to ruor. . 11. uabi, DR. WARNER'S HEALTH CORSET, fFORKEBLV BANITABT (OKICT ) Vitl Sain Supporter k SBlI-Amnstmii Pais. Secure Health and Comfort . of Kody with ura.ee i i Beauty of form Three (farmcnts in ' one. Approveu oj all physiciuns. v.lo 1 Tjimlnn Cord. 2.00: Sattecn. f 1.75. Ants Wanted. Samples by mail to agents at ok ..mi. Lm thun the retail Drice. Give size of waist, ana state wueiucr mu6 short front is desired. W ARN KK BliU s. ino uroauway, mm fVlT.l-MRIA. a. C. Aug. 10. W. W. Hardee was elected permanent president ot the state Democratic convention last night. The convention is in secret session to-dav. The convention unanimously nominated Gen. Wade Hampton ior governor, after which it adiourned until to-iuorrow. Columbia, S. C Aug. 17. The plat form adopted by the state Democratic con vention declares the acceptance in goou laith of the thirteenth, fourteen and fifteenth auiendments to the constitution; adopts the St. Louis platform; demands genuine and thorough relorin in tnt state; arraigns the leaders ot the UepuMican party for arraying race against race, hold ing unfair and fraudulent elections, mis management ot the finances, nopeiessiy in volving the state in debt, and for unpar alleled venality and corruption; calls upon all citizens irrespective ot race or past party affiliations to join in - restoring the good name of the state, and concludes mi follows: We discountenance all disturbances ot the peace of the state and denounce all in stigators and promoters thereof, and earnestly ca'l unon all our fellow citizens, trresnecnve ot Dartv lines, to exercise ior- henranee ar.d cultivate COOd Will, ana II the government of the state is committed to our control we nledce ourselves to pro tect the persons, rights and property ol ail its people, and to speedily biing to sum- marv mstice anv who dare violate tneni. V e desire a fair, peaceable election, ap- nealine to the reason and not the pas sions of the Deorde. and demand of the Republican party a fair showing in the appointment of the commissioners of elections. We demand a lair election ana a fair count. cffONE TH1RDIS SAVED! in quantity by their iierfcct purity and great strength; the only kinds made by a prac tical Chemist and" Physician, with' scientific care to insure uniformity, healthfulness, deli cacy and freedom from all injurious substan ces" Thev are far suoerior to the common adulterated kinds. Obtain the genuine. Ob serve our Trade Marks as above, "Cream" ISaking Powder, "Hand and Cornucopia." liny the Hiking Towder only in cans securely labelled. Many have been deceived in loose .or hulk Powder sold as Dr. Price's. Manufactured onlv bv STEELE & PRICE, Chicago, Ot. Louti and Cincinnati. fluid uaamsa. SI Dr. CRAM'S GHTNING Instantly enrcs Nenralpla, nervous and sick heau. .A" ." A7 : .,...,. V.ini. Sent by mail or ex press', charges prepaid, on receipt of price, 50 cento nd 1 perLttle. Liberal tenui to reliable men or women aa amenta. Bend for circular, and term. MELCHER, 115 E. Randolph atreet, CHICAGO John Mistier t David J. Kistler, w 1 , r,n , n t 1 . . 1 1 ' i ne, i sec. 66. town 10, w uaieu uuae o, 1ST0.. for S1.000. Chas. Atkinson to Chas. B. Head, lot 10. sec. 5, town it. 1 w dated Aug. tb, 18TG. for $300. N. P. Lindberg. to Chas Baggee. pt lot t). block , West 31olme dated Aug. 10, 18TGI for 2S. II. H. Grover to J. II. Townsend. lot 10. block 2, in H. R. Kdwards's 2d add. to Moline dated Aug. 9th, 1876, for $350. Mary E. Cary to Bridget Grady, pt lot 2, block 2, Brackett's aid. to Rock Island dated May 8, 1876, for $4o. Henry S. Thompson, adui. to William Smith, lot 3. block 56, Andalusia dated April 10, 1S76, for $230. John lloath to Harry Thompson, Arda lusia indefinite dated July 20. 1876, for $445. Chas.Uaggee to iN. f . Lmaberg, pt lot 0, block 7, Moline dated Aug. 10, 1876, for $25. Mary C. Allen, to m. i'loore. pt lot 13. sec 24, town 16. 1 e dated June 23, 186 for $500. fchenff ot R. 1. Co., to Weyerhauser & Denkmann, pt lots 5 add. to Rock Island lor $188. Sheriff of Ii. 1. Co. to same parties same description aud date, lor $43. Jacob Stewart to Wm. D. Aiken, pt lots 1 and 2. in Stewart's sub, div. to Moline dated July 20, 1876, for $100. S. H. Graham to James larlon, sw t sec 9, town 20, 2 e Cordova dated May 16, '1876, for $328. Rollin S. Williamson to Jas. Darlon, sw i sec. 9, town 20, 2 c dated May 17,1876, tor $1. James Darlon to C. A. McGavern, sw sac. 9, town 20, 2 e dated June 17, 1876, for $800. Martin McGavern, by master, to C. A. McGavern, lot 17, Belcher & Sigsworth's add. to Port Byron dated Aug. 3, 1876, for $698. Wm. H. Richards to John Martins, w t e i sec. l, town 10, z w uatea xvug. , 876, for $ 1,000. Jane Ingham to Wm. Ingham, nw se and sw sc, ne sec. 34. town li,4 w, dated Aug. 5, 1876, lor $200. M. S. O'Ncil to B. M. Thordenberg, lot 1, block 3, in Chicago or lower add. to R. L, dated Aug 14. 1876. for $200. Bailey Davenport to Anna C. Matthews, ot 1, block 3, Rock Island. dated Aug. r. 1876. for $800. Andrew Crawford to Geo. Hillier, sec. 24. town 17, 1 w, Island No. 2, dated Anfil 3. 1873. for $100. JohnB. Cargilt to Ldward llayes, pt Bankrupt Sale. MOTICE IS'HEREBV GIVEN THAT TIIE UN 1M dersiinied. Provisional Assignee of the estale of John P. !-odettrnm and John A. Johnson, Bank rupt, will, in pursuance of the order of the District Court of tne United Siateff. Ior the iNortnem uiftnet of Illinois, on the 14th day of August. 1876. receive bids for the stoc of voods, merchant tailoring tools and furniture, is bclk, for the next ten clays and nntil Monday, the 28ih day tf Augri'Bt. 1S7G. aud if no hid or kids taiiriactory are hy rnxt time re ceived, and said goods remain unsold. I will sell said goods, to ils, &c.. at auction, on the llth day of September, A. 1. 1S70 Dated at Rock Island, this 17th dav of Aur., 1S76. AMOS F CUTTER, lSdlOt Provisional Assignee. SCOTT COUNTY AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION OFFERED IK Fssaiuiis i $15,000 Open to the World ! The 24th ANNUAL FAIR will be Ltld at DAVENPOST, IOWA, SEPTEMBER 4, 5, 6, 7 and S, 1S76. AD32XSSI02T 25 CTS. Stroi t Cars run from the centre of the city d.rcct- iv to tne irronnns. Railroads centering in Rock Island and Daven port, will carry stock, freight aud passengers at re dnced rates. r or Premium Lists, or anv information, apply to O. S. -TlCMilU, becretarv, ISdiwtd Davenport, Iowa. Dr. H. U. r Alui, Us, lnd. 3U Hubbard's ars nd Block, lud.auapo E. 0. FRINK, PATENT SOLICITOR. AND MECHANICAL ENGINEER. Room No. 4 Glenn's Block, .INDIKNAPOLIS. Drawincsof Invention", Detail Drawinps of Ma chinery, Patterns, A c. Examination of titles, aud all business relating to l'atents prompt y attended to ard strictly confidential Parties wishing work in my Hue. or advice toward completing or relling their inventions will dowel to give mc a call. Havine an experience of 15 years in the business, and being a p actical mechanic, 1 can w.tn plea sure refer you to the. business men and brother me chanics f onr citv. Democratic Candidate ior Congress Re nominated. Milwaukee, Aug. 17. The Democrats nf tbi Fonrth concessional district to- Aav renominated W. P. Lynde. INA8HTLLE, AUg. 14 me fcusocraia of the Tenth congressional' district today renominated W. C. W hitthorne. THOMPSON'S ElT WATSR! This well-known and thorontrhly efficient Heme dy for Diseases of the Eyes has acquired a world wine reputation during the past eighty cia years ad it is a remarK bie lact mat mis reputation nas been sustained fimply by the MERITS OF THE MEDICINE itself, and not by any puffing or extensive advertis ing. I he many ttiousands w ho have usea it win bear testimony u lue iruin OI mig siaiemenu y.anufactured onlv bv JUIIJi l.. 'luujireua, PONS & CO., Troy, New Vork. The manufacture of the " Bridgeport Eye Water" has be n discon tinued. Price. 25 cents. Sold by all Druggist. lot uw sec. 2, town 17, 2 w, R. I., dated Ann. 12, 1S76, for $600. Wm. A. Harper to Rosweil P. Dart, pt. ot 10, block 7, Spencer & Case's add. to R. I. dated Sept. 18, 1862, for $375. A peaceable and orderly election means a Democratic victory. "Quiet pre vailed everywhere, says the report frrm Alabama, lhe vote by congressional dit tricts shows 7 Democrats and 1 Republi can a Democratic gain of one. As far as heard from there hi? not been a disturb ance in the state, the utmost good nature prevailing eveiywhere. H. O. Houghton & Co.. Boston, have mst issued an Lxtra sheet to ac company the Julv number of the United States Official Postal Guide." It con taius the circulars of the Postmaster General relative to the reduction in rate9 of postage ou third class m atter, and to lotteries, and the recent act of congress against obscene mail matter. Three thousand bottles sold each vcar by one store in Cleveland Now recelvine or der by mall every day from o an parts ot me country. I iierewuii tire a lew oi ine: T;manv certificates and letters . reei'ied hundred of which w intfl nrint if tin.psarv. to show Kenton's Mstchleta Liver, Blood aud Kidney Sy rup is appreciated at home, and extending over the whole country, upon its 'merit only." And we claim without fear or favor it is the "jest family medicine in ttie world, and guarantee it the best blood and liver and kidney eyrnp ever produced, bend for circulars, read and judge for yourself. We will be pleased to send a circular to any person wno w rites ior one. HOME EVIDENCE. Extracts from letters received. BHETJMAMISM Some six months could not waik without the help of a crutch ; tried physi' cians and many kinds of advertied cu:es without benefit. Six bottles of PentonV Matchless Syrup cured me. Capt Geo Hand. SALT RHEUM- Eight bottles made a perfect and j permanent cure. Capt Thomas Pennington. SCROFULA From infancy was treated by the ; best physicians atd took everybody's cure. Two bottles 'Matchless Syrup cured me. Mrs Eliza Jones, SCROFULOUS NECK Eight years cured by Fenton's Sarsaparilla, after trying nearly every other known remedy. John McGinity, Conducior StrfMSRH, Cleveland, C- S ALT RHEUM eleven yearn a'l over myboly; took all the '. emedies advertised, ana In the hospital, N i w k, twenty week? ; could not get cared; six t ..cs of Fenton's Mate bless Syrup cured me. Gkokgb Brown, Cleveland, O. FEMALE WEAKNESS tome tlx years ; used ev ery alterative known ; tried the ciimatr; from Min nesota to Texas ; could get no relief: uf ter a lew mouth's uee of Fenton's Matchless Sareaparilla was cured completely, Mrs Aty 15 , Ohio St. Cleveland. O. RHEUMATISM Dr. Fcnton: Having been laid up Ave weeks with KheumatUm. and spent dollar after doilar, mv physician told me it must wear otf; rot up aud on crutehes as ir.ai.y more weeks; was advised to get six bottles of Fenton's Sarsapa rilla. Five bottles cured me completely. 1 freely recommend the Matchless Syrun as a sure cure for Rheumatism. Yours truly, W. H. Bates, Cleveland, O "Thousands Bear Testimony.'" SCROFULOUS SORE LEG twelve vears. cured by Feflton's Sarjaparilla.after trying various noted uiooa remedies. Capt. Henry Palmeu, Akron, O. not turn in bed for weeks, cured by Fenton's Sar- Sarrdparilla; had expended over one hundred dol lars previous to using the Acme of Medicine, "Fen ton's Matchless." C. Field. Sodus Point, New iork. SCROFULOUS NECK, a number of ulcers, open for nine months; had the Dust medical advice in Cleveland. O. A friend sent me Fenton's Saisapa rilla. Twelve bottles made a perfect and perma nent cure. W. H. Mbars. North Bloomfleld, O, Camp Brown, Wyoming, Dec. 20, 1874. RHEUMATISM UrC F Fentou: The six hot ties Sarsaparilla sent me in July last, cured me of Ktieumatssm, and only used live, (one got broken.) I had it for lour years, and spent nearly one tbous and dollars, wsth the best doctors in Montana Ter ritory previous I have got two more customers. Please express me eighteen more bottles to South Pass. Enclosed fiud the greenbacks. Write me to Camp Brown, as before. Yours truly, J D. Woodrupp. CONSUMPTION. Dr. C F Fenton, Dear Si-: My wife was sick two years with c rsumpt;oD. we paid out over one thousand dollars and received no benents; l sent lor six nouies oi your aiarcniess Syrup: she took it up aud supposed herself srured. Oue year from this time she felt it coming oi.. I sent to Capt. Jhu Varner, of Cleveland, to send me six more bottles, which completed the cure, for which we thank you, and wish to say to all, we be lieve it the best Kenovatcr and Blood Purifier in the w orld. Truly, your friend Capt. Henry Buock, Port Burwell, Ont, FEMALE WEAKNESS, of seven years standing cured by the nse of one aud a half bottles Fenton's Matchless Sarsaparilla. Mrs. Wm. Sims. Tort Hope, Mich. SALT RUEUM eighteen years; used all the na ted humor cures without effect ; six botlles Fenton's Matchless Sarsapariila cured me; it is a dead sure cure. tr c uood, Buaaio, .n x. Every person should read this carefully. Dr Fentou. Cleveland. O. Dear Sir: tive years ago, th'-n in Brazil, outh America, I there contrac ted a disease that nearly cost me my life. I was seven months in hospitals Spanish Brazilian and Buenos Ayres but to no purpose. I then went to Cienf uegi, Cuba, and spent sixty-four days in the military hospital. The doctors told me if I had any friends I had better make my way to I hem. The Am-.rican Consul sent ine to New York. Last spring it came on me again, rest lu the night was out of the question. A friend in the St Charles Hotel here (Detroit) advised Fenton's Matchless Syrup; I sent for six bottles I have only tiken lour and t-rn parrrctiy wen. i must say it sarnriseo me. and all taat knew the condition I was In for five vesia. I freely recommend Fenton's Matchless ynio above any blood purfi;r in the catalogue of medicines. onrs respectfully. Detroit, Mich. E. McKitterlck. We intend to publish more wonderful evidences. stttlri In Hmlc Tulund hv John RtiniTHtnn. V. Rren nert. T H Thomas and E Koebler. Western Agents, Van Schaack, Stevenson & Reid, Chicago. Fenton MTg Co . J'-wnctetrrfi. Cleveland, O. SWARtHMORE COLLEGE I SY7AUTHUCHE, Delaware Co , Fenn. TniS Institution, tinder the care of friends and open to stndenis of either sex, is situated on the West Chester and Philadelphia Railroad, ten miles from Philadelphia. Full Courses of study are pro vided In both the Classical and the Scientific De partment, for completing either of wtrcb the usual degrees are conferred. There is also connected with the 'College a Preparatory School. Applicants ad mitted either to the College or Preparatory School who bring testimonials of good character from their last teachers and pass the required prepara tory examinations. The examinations for admis sion to the College or the Preparatory School will be held on the 3d, 4th and 5th days, the 12th, 18th and 14th. of ninth mouth (September), 1878. To se cure places, the accommodation being limited, ap plication should ne maae as eany a poBsiDie.euner ersonal or oy letter, to ine rresiaeni. rorcaia ognes and further particulars address EDWARD H. MAGILL, President. ST. CLARA ACADEMY. Chartered In 1852- Conducted by the Site of the Older of St, Dominic Sinslnawa Mound, Grant Co., Wis. St. Clara Academy is situated In the Southwest ern part of the state of Wisconsin, ten miles fro in Galena, lll'iiois, aud six miles from Dubuque. Iowa. It occupies one of the most beantiful aud pictur esque sities in the state. The grounds are extensive, beautifuly adorne d. and the entire surroundings seem to brea'.he that air of peaceful seclusion which ever exerts such a powerful influence over the moral, physical and in tellectual life lhe building is heated bv steam, and furnished with all modern improvements, etc. The term will commence FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEMMLR. For further particulars address MOTHER SUPERIORESS. St. Clara Academy, Siusiuawa Mound, Grant coun ty, iscoutin. The Immaculate Conception ACADEMY, DAVENPORT, IOWA. Under the direction of the Sisters of Charity of the B.V.M. Offers to Y'OUNG LADIES every facility for ac quiring a thorough mental nnd moral education. The Scholastic year is divided into two sessions of five mouths each, beginning respectively on the first Monday of September and the first Mondsv in Feb ruary. Pupiis are, however, received at anv lime curing the year, their sessions dating from time of entrance. Board and tuition per session, fso. Mnax. paint- in sr. etc., form additional charg' address SISTER SUPERIOK.lnimaculate Concep Hon Acauemy, Davenport, lowa. F'or particulars ate concep 7-Sdvw2m Special Advantages. I. Eight eminent Professors as Iht-tructors. 2 The Best and most Elegant Rooms in the West. 3 Boarding Club. Good board fl. 50 to $i a week 4. Three First-class Penmen constantly employed i. Superior individual instruction in Book-keeping, i. Commercial Law. Invaluable to business ii:ei.. Commercial Arithmetic, thorough and practical. . I nequaled advauiages for learning Telegraphy, i -Scholarships good in Forty Colleges. .0. These advantages are possessed by no othe School. Address MONTAGUE & LILLI BRIDGE Davenport, Iowa ;'"T'!ease state where von saw ihis card. Clothing House ! UNDER DART'S HALL. THE CHEAPEST HOUSE WEST OF CHICAGO. Insurance Company, OF SEW TOBS. CHARTERED 1S25. SASrFX T. SKIDKOrtE, PrssldsBt. HESBI A. OAkLI.Y, Tie President. Issues Aaiist Lc:s cr Saaa$ Fire. rOBPOMflESAPPLY i A HAYES & CLEAVELAND Agents Rock Island Ills Fesna, Republican! Protet Affalntt Boyd, of lewiaton. Peoria, Ills., August 17. A protest against the nomination of Thomas A. Boyd, at Galesbur, yesterday, for con gress, was circulated in this city to-day, and at noon had been signed by 100 promi nent Eepublicana. CIRKLE & CLEMENTS, 157 La Salle Street CHICAGO, ILL. Manufacturers of . FLAGS & CAMPAIGN GOODS ! AU Agents for the Shales Flash Torch. We will "ell torch or uniform separate. Torches from t (o $4$ P' Uniforms from 85c. to S each. Also campaign flags with portraits of the different candidate. Largest variety In the U, . ASTHMA. THE SUBSCRIBERS ARE MANUFACTURERS and Proprietors of Dr. U. W. Read's Celebrated Asthma Relief, which is undoubtedly the best asthma remedy yet discovered. INSTANT RE- L.llif IS UUAKASTfiU) UK rCKUUASU PRICE REFUN DKD. We put up the medicine in boxes oj three sizes, which retail for 2j cents. 50 cents and fl. Persons remitting retail price will have th medicine promptly forwarded by mail, post-paid Aiso sample sent free to any who desire. Prices per dor. $1.75; $8.50 and $7.00; gross price, 1S $; $72. ETHHIDGE, TULLE K A CO., Rome, N. Y. For sale in Rock Island b? John Bentrston. Enil Kcehler. and E. Breunert A Splendid Large Memorial Picture ! AJS ELEGANT Bird's Eye Vietf of Phila. Looking from above Fairmount Water Works over he old city-The Northern Liberties, Sp. Garden, Kemiington, to and beyong Port Richmond in the North, and over Moyamenslng and Southwark in the South: and Camden, Gloucester, etc., in the far East, showing the Cen ten Dial Grounds, Build ings, etc. The most complete Bird's-Eye View of THE CENTENNIAL CITY EVER PUBLISHED. Beautiful and Artisilc, Sect poet f-ee on receipt of 1. JOHN P. HUNT CO.. Publishers, 29 S. Ninth St., above Chestnut, PHILADELHHIA. Op-o-ite site of New Post Office. . Agents Waut-d. Liberal Inducement. CARTER BROTHERS, GLASS STAIN ERS . - AND Metalic Sasti MANUFACTURERS. Cor. First A Canon Street,.. .PITTSBURGH, PA Of VI oj 2 HnfJj (Ja WALL S.'BEET SPECULATION. The reliable house of Alex. Fbothisgham & Co. No It Wall Street, New York, publish a handsome eight page weekly paper, called the Weekly Fitmni eial Report, which they send free to any address. In a dttiou to a large number of able editorials on financial and bu'iiiess topics, it contains very full aud accurate reports ot tne sales ana eunding or every bond, stock and security dealt in at the Stock Exchange, aiessra. r kothinuha at to., are very extensive brokers, of large xperience and tried integrity. In addition to their at?ek brokerage buckle s, they sell what are termed ''Privileees." or Puts and Calls," now ne of the favorite meth ods of legitimate speculation. Th.'ir advice is very valuable, and by lol lowing it. man; bave made for tunes. -New York MetropoUn. GET THE GENUINE. SHIRRELL'S KULLIYTJN WASHING CRYSTAL SHIRRELL & CO., Proprietors. 47 Pearl 8treet, BUFFALO, K. '