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Saturliy. June 2, 1877. The Weatner To-Day. The following shows the temperature at Tn Argus Uffic to day as in dicated bv thermometer: 7 a. . 73SaboTe tero 12 it Rl abore aero 9 a. if.712 " 1 Sr. a. .860 " JfcHL lSn.i JHL- READY RELIEF CURES THE WORST PAINS In from One to Twenty Minutes. NOT ONK HOCK fter reading th.i advertisement need ny one SUFFKK WITH FAIN RELIEF IS A CURB FOR EVERY PAIN. It wa the first and ia THE ONLY PAIN REMEDY that lnetantly Mope tho moat excruciating palm ilivn inflammations, aud cures Congestions whether of the Lungs, Stomach, Bowel or other planus or organs, dv one application IN t'Koji ONB TO TWENTY MINUTES, uo matter liow violent or excruciating the pain, the Rheumatic, Bed-Ridden, Intlnn, Crippled, Nervoua Neuralgic or prostrated with disease mar sutler, mOM THE IION.TILUELOW WEED INDORSING DR. RADWAY'd R. K. R. REMEDIES, arraR using thih roa skvbhal t. ,bs Nrw Yobk, Jan. 4, 1877. Dbah Sib: Having for several years used your medicines, doubtiuKly at flrst.bnt after experienc ing their elllcacy with full ooutldence, it U no lens a pleasure tnan a duty to thankfully acknowledge the advantage w have derived from them. The pills are re orted to ashler as occasion require, and always with the desired effect. The Ready Relief cannot be better described than It is bv Its name. We apply the llnlmeut frequently aud free ly, almost Invariably finding the promised "Rellel" Truly yours, (signed) THCRLOW WEED. Dr. itADWAY. Badway's Heady Relief WILL AFFORD INSTANT EASE, lotlainmatlon of the Kidneys, Inflammation of the Bladder, Inflammation of the Bowels, Conges tion of the Lungs, Sore Throat, Difficult Breathing, i'alpltatlon of the Heart, Mysteries, Vroup. Dtptheria. Ca tarrh. Influed.a, lleadache. Toothache, Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Cold Chills ' Ague Chills, the application of the Ready Relief to the part or nana where the pain or dllllculty exist will of- ford ease aud comfort. Twenty drops In half a tumbler of water will in a few minutes cure Cramps, Sprains, Sour Stomach Jeartburn, Sick Headache, Diarrhrea, Dysentery, Oollc. Wind In the Bowels, and all Internal I'liinc TTuT.tlnrs should always carry a bottle of R AI ' AY KKADY RELIEF with tiieiu. A few drops, la water will prevent sickness or pains from change of water. It Is better than French Brandy or Pit-t-r a a stlmnlant. Babies cry because they suffer; and the most reliable remedy for the rehet of then discomfort is Dr. BuII'h Baby Syrup. Unly 25 cents per bottle. . It will pay to keep your Harness in good condition. Use Frank Miller's Prepared Harness Oil. Tabla cutlery, spoons, castors, eta lower than elsewhere in the three cities at May Bros. 2dlt Augustan College. Rev. H, Reck, vice president and pro fessor of natural and mental philoephy in Augustana College, this pity, has left at this office a copy of the catalogue of the college for the acedemio year 1876-77. It is printed in Davenport, by the Globe Printing Comnanv. It contains a list of the board of directors, the faculty 'and in structors, and a register of all the students, their names, nativity, the date of arrival in America (of those not born here) and the town or place from which they entered the their filth? alleys and back yards. college. Of the total number (139) only move Permal. Beardsley is now in Chicago He will return Monday even Maj, .. M, on business. ing. Etiquette. One of our exchange papers gives some good instruction in etiquette to its readers. It says: Never go into a store where you are not wanted. It a man wants you to come to hin place of business he will invite you through an advertisement in your home paner. It is wrong for you to intrude upon his privacy; so don't do it. FEVER & AGUE Fever and Ague cured for fifty cents. There is not a remedial agent in the world that will cure fever and ague, and all other malarious, bilious, scarlet, typhoid, yellow and other fevers (aided by Railway's Tills) so quick as Rad way's Ready Keliil. Fifty cents per bottle. HEALTH! BEAUTY Strong and Pure, Rich Blood Increase of Flesh and Weight Clear Skin and Beautiful Complexion Secured to all. OR. RADWAY'S Sarsaparillian Resolvent Has made the .not astonishing Cures; so quick, so rapid are the changes of the bod undergoes nuderthd influence of this truly wonderful nied iclne that Every Day an Increase of Flesh nod Weight is Seen and Felt. The Great Blood Purifier. Ev.-ry Drop of the SAKSAPARILLIAN RKSO IN VENT commanicatcs through the Blood, sweat. Urine, and other fluids and Juice of the syntem the Vigor ol Lire, for it repair the wa-tesul ihe boily with new and sound material. Scrofula, SyphlllH, Consumption, tilanduiar Diseases, Ulcers In Hhe Throat, Mouth, Tumors, Nodes iti the Glands and other parts of the system. Sore Kyes, Strumorous Discharges from the liars, aud the worst forms of Skin Diseases, Eruptions, Fever Sores, Scal'l ll.-u I. Ring Worm, Salt Rheum. Erysipelas, Acne, Black Spots, Worms in the Flesh, Tumors, Cumers in the Womb, and all Weakening and Painful blscbaigrv. Night Ft west. Loss of Sperm and all W antes of ttn Life Principle, are within the curative range of thin wonder of Modern Chemistry, and a lew dav me will prove to any person using it for either of these lorms o disease its potent power to cure them. If the patient, daily becoming reduced by the wastes aud decomposition that arc continually pro gressing succeeds in arresting these wastes, ulid repairs the same wlih new material made from healthy blood and this the SAKSAPARILLIAN will and doea secure a cure is certain; for when once this remedy commences its work of purifica tiou.and succeeds in diminishing the loss of wastes its repairs will be rapid, and every day the patient will feel himself growing hetter and stronger, the food digesting better, appetite improving, and ties!) aud weight increasing. Not only does the Sarhaparillian Resolvent excel all remedial agents In the Cure of chronic. Scrofulous, Constitutional and Skin Diseases, Lut it is the only positive cure for Kidney and Bladder Complaint, Urinary and Womb Diseases, Qravel, Dlabtes Dropsy, Stoppage of Water.Incontiuuance or Uriue, Bright l.lsease, Albuminuria, aud In all cases where there are brick-dust deposit.", or the water ii- thick, cloudy, mixed with substances like Ihe white of un egg, or threads like while silk, or there is a morbid, dark, bilious appearance, and white bone- dust deposits, and when there is a pricking, burn ing sensation when passing water, aud I'ulu in the Small of the Back aud alou the Loins. Tumor of 12 Year Growth Cured Radway's Resolvent. BiVBUi.Y.Mass .July 18, 1H69. Dh. Raoway: I have had Ovarian Tauior In til ovaries and bowels. All the doctors said "then was uo help for it." I tried everything that was recommended, but uothlng helped me. 1 saw your Resolvent, and thought I woufu try it; hut had 110 faith in it, because 1 had suffered for twulve year!-. I look six bottles of the Resolvent and one box of Radway's Pills, and two bottles of your Ready Re- Hut; and Iheie is not a sign of tnmor to be seen or felt, and 1 feel better, smarter and happier than I have for twelve years. The worst tumor was in the left side of the bowla, over the groin. I write this to you for the benefit of others. You can pnblisb it II you Choose. UANiMAU r. KNAri'. PRICE, $1 PER BOTTLE. AN IMPORTANT LETTER. Ann, Abbor, Mich.. April 30, 1875. Dh. Ratiwat Kind Sir: I have beeu taking your Resolvent, Regulating Pills, and also usiug the Ready Relief about oiiu year 'or ovaricn tumors on ths abdomen wide he uios imminent physicians ol our Meuicai colic) .pronouucea lncuraliie. They were like k jots ou a free. When I was fit ting In a chair thej hung almost to the floor, and my weight was 75 pounds when I commenced with your remedies, and now It is 310 pounds, but they are not all gone yet. 1 nave taken twenty-four hoi ties of Resolvent, nine of Relief, and tweuty-foili boxes of Pills. I get the medicine f rom O. tiren vlll. Please send mu your hook "False and True. MRS. C. KRAPF. Another Letter front Mm. C, Krapf. Auuust 18. 1S75. Dn. Raoway Kind Sir: I take the liberty to ad dress you again. My health is greatly Improved by the nso.oi your medktues. Three of the tumors are entirely gone, aud the. fourth is marly so Dropsy Is gone, bealtu stul Improving, aud uiy weigh' decreasing evry I a 1. 1 have had a grcut many calls iu.s summer to iuuulie o. tiiu wonder ful cure your medicine lias dou for me, one from Onto, one from Canada, three Iroai Jackson, uud quite a number from IbU place. 1 our-with re spect. MRS. C KRAPF We are well ucquaiutcd with Mrs. Krapf. She 1b an estimable lady, aud very benevolent. Sh lias beeu the means of selling many bottles of the Re solvent by the drugtrists of Ann Arbor to persons aimctea wttn internal tumors. v e nave heard of some wonderful cures effected by it. Yours re pecifully. KHEUBACU & CO Ann Arbor. Mich,, Au;. 18, 1375. Xr. iiw fiy 'w EEGULATIHG PILLS peneci'.y tasteless, elegantly Coated with sweet guui, purge, regulate, purify, cleanse, and slrenirh en. lUd way's Pills, for the cure of all disorders of toe BWiuacu, Liver, Bowels, Kidneys, Bladder. Nervous Diseases, Headache, Constipation, Costive ness. Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Biliousness, Bilious Fever, lullammatlou of the Bowels, Piles, aud all ueraugeiueuui 01 me internal viscera, warranted tu euuci m pueuiiv cure, rurely egetahle, con taining no mercury, mtuerals or deleterious drum. iJtr Observe the following symptoms resullii g from disorders of the Digestive Organs. Constipation, Inward Piles. Fullness of the Blood 10 the iluad. Acidity of the stomach. Nausea. Uuartburn, Disgust, of Food, Fullness of Weight In the Stomach, Sour Kruptiuus, Sinking or Flutter lugs in the Pit of the Stomach. Swimming of the ueaa, iiurriea ana Dllllcult Breathing, Flutteringi at the Heart, Choking or Suffocating Sensation wnen lu a Lying Posture, Dtmnees of Vision, Dots or Webs before the Hlirhi NV vr Mflll 1 I II 11 1'U n t the Head, DeUciency of Perspiration, Yellown-ss of . V . rna """ ",n 10 tne H"18. 'uost. Limbs, and sudden Flushes of Heat Bnruine- in the Flesh .v?t'r,W.r0r,.,HAUWAV,,i P" will free the system from all the above named disorders. Price vu Vki uo. boiu ny druggists. lUad "FALSJi J ND.TRUK." . Send one letter-stamp to RADWAT.A CO.. No 82 Warren ty New York. . Information ' worttt Ihou- The Hepublican says that among the best papers presented before the State Medical Association at Cedar Rapids, was "one by Dr. W. D. Middleton, of Daven poet, on 'I'ollution of Drinking water.' It was discussed at length, and all seemed greatly interested. The arguments were made-up of such strong bearing facts and practical ideas, and the autftor being so original, made it peculiarly interesting. Davenport Gazette. Our water works committee should pro cure a copy. Fire in Milan. A warehouse, valued at about $1,000. and containing goods to the amount of $350, belonging to John and George M Dickson, in Milan was destroyed by fire about 3 o'clock this morning, The fire was an incendiary one, The building wa insured for $500. When the fire was dis covered by the night watchman it had gained such headway that it could not be extinguished. A car load of tow wus stor ed in the warehouse yesterday. JTOTHS RBS ASS THERE. City council meeting Monday evening. . During the month of May the police over the river made 105 arrests to 49 in this city. Prof. Piper's lecture, in the High School building, Monday evening will be free for all Concert and gymnastic exercises, by the children of- the German-English school, in Turner Hall to-morrow even ing, - Marshal tiawes says te is serving notice to property owners to clean up A good 5 register from Rock Island. A register is also given of those who have pursued studies in the theological course ,and have been ordained as preach ers. The senior class in the Theological Seminary numbers 12 and the junior clues 7. The college seniors are 8, juniors 5. sophomores 16, freshman 15. In the preparatory department the 3d class numbers 25. the 2d class 24, the first 19, and the irregular 8. The total number in all departments is 139. There is a brief and interesting historical sketch of the college. Also a closing chapter of general re marks concerning tne character and aims of the institution, the course of study. government and discipline, attendance on recitation, routine of duties, terms and vacation, expenses, library and museum, literary society, location, etc., eta Also in the appendix a synopsis of the charter and amendments. And as some mends of the institution may be disposed to aid them, a form of be quest is given on the last page of the cover. THE COLLEGE CALENDAR, The present scholastic year will close on Thursday. June 14th. The annual examination of the classes in the various departments will commence on Monday June 1 Us, at 2 0 clock p. m., and con tinue during Tuesday aud Wednesday to be held on 111., and con 2 to G o'clock entertainment evening, June is Religious' Notices. Services as usual at the Christian Chapel, northeast cor. 3d av. and 15th st. Mortnug subject: belt hxamination. Eening: "The relation of Baptism to Conversion." Sunday school at 9: 15 A. M. Prayer meeting af 7:30 Tuesday evening. Quarterly meeting at the 5th ave. M. h. 1 la .1 1. enurcii. rreacning mis evening ana to morrow morning by Rev. J. Hart. Preaob iog Sabbath evening by Rev- F. M Chaffee, presiding elder. Central Presbyterian. Rev. J. R. Findley, pastor, will preach at 10:45 A. M Subject; "A Lesson on Self denial." 7:3u P. M. Subject: "The Axe of De struction." The brothers Edward and Samuel C. Gaynor were ordained to the first order of the ministry by Bishop Perry at Grace Cathedral, last, Sunday being Trinity Sunday, and toe,y preach their first ser nious at lnnitychurch, this city, to-mor row, Rev. Saultael C. Gaynor in the morn ing aud Rev, hklward 11. Gaynor at night Holy communion will be celebrated in the morning, the rector, Rev. T. I. Holcombe, officiating. Broadway Presbyterian church, T. II llench, pastor. ' cervices at 10:15 A. M., and at 7:30 P.M. Sabbath school 9:15 a.m The senior examination Tuesday from 8 to 12 a. tinuedon Wednesday from p. m. The philosophical will be held on Tuesday 12th, from the college chapel at .7.30 o'clock. The literary contest (in the Swedish language) by four members of the Phrenakosmian Society will be held on Wednesday evening. June 13th, iu the college chapel. Subject: "Dodsstraffet bor afskaffs." The exercises of the annual commencement will be held on .Thursday, June 14th, beginning at 10 o'clock a. m. The fall term of the next academic year will open September 1 and continue 16 weeks. The multiplication of poison germs in diseases of the bbod is exceedingly rapid and it' unchecked vitiatea all the blood cf the body. Dr. Bull's Blood Mixture by its peculiar influence kills these germs. and purifying the blood, removes all possi ble chance of disease establishing ltselt They Are Ail Tore Up. Lot uo one omit a careful reading of the ettcrs of B. Butler and Mr. MacVeagh, iu this paper. As a specimen of cutting irony, Butler's letter has no superior, and tor bitter retort Mr. iVUcveagh uses sar casm with effect. The letters show the conflicting feeliugs which harrow the breasts of Republicans at the present time. It is n irrepressible conflict which must go on. J he policy ot iur. naves in the Democratic policy, and Blaine, Butler Cameron, Morton & Co., know that t'ney cannot be leaders in that policy. They can not hope to lead in the policy ot 1 U den, Hendricks. Bayard, Seymour, Thui man, Trumbull. Cox, McClellan, Doolittle, Palmer, Julian, Morrison, Farnsworth and the Democratic hosts. Blaine. Butler & Co. cap nut be leaders in that crowd, and as Mr. flayes is carrying out the Demo T 1 a 0 ii t cratic policy, 13. u. & uo., muse nave a uiuerenc policy or sink out 01 signi. um latter they do not propose to do just uow. A Disagreeable Neighbor. In the Cnion, this morning, appears the fo'lowing paragraph: Marv McDonousih was arrested by Officer Feeley vestcniav. on complaint of William Kinct, for us inc abusive language. She waB taken before Justice Hawes. who has set the case to be beard this morning. The parties live in Weatherhead's addition, Tho name of the lady is incorrect. No arrest was made, nor did she appear be fore any magistrate. She told the officer that rickness in her family would rot admit of her leaving her house then, but she wouid appear in the morning. In the meautime E. K. Parmentcr, Esq,, heard of the complaint and volunteered J his ser vices, ia her buhulf, free of charge. This morning tihe came down town, and was in formed by Mr. Parmenterlthat Rinck had withdrawn his coaapiaint, at his own cost and that was the end of the matter. It may be proper here to say that one of the lady's daughters has been danger ously ill ftr many weeks, and is so scill and that the family have been subject to great annoyances from this man Rinck, who was once fined $15 and costs, by Magis trate Cropper for annoying this family. We are in possession of some facts con cerning the behavior ot this man muck towards the good widow lady in this case waich would operate severely upon him if complaint were made in court, and un less, in the future, he shull conduct him- thcrefore they will wave the bloody shirt self as a good and peaceable neighbor the and oppose Hayes's Democratic policv. lady should appeal to the law. which Be sure and read the letters and get an guarantees htr lull protection iu every idea of the ''tore up" condition Republi- particular. cans are in. The lady wishes us to say that she has never had any trouble with any naighboi, except this man Rinck, and that she is under obiigaton to all her other neighbors for their great kindness towards ber fam ily in their affliction, and to Dr. Truesdale for unwearied kindness for many years. A Swindler Brought to Grief. Between II and 12 0 clock last night Thomas Mansill, who keeps a commission house in the old woolen mill building, com plained to Deputy Marshal Blackburu that Harry Hodges,a latj employe, hud received $10 from one of his customers and had failed to account for the money. He did not want to prosecute Hodges criminally, but he wauted his money. Capt. Black burn advised him to have the fellow arrested on a capiat and Mansill pro ceeded to Jjstice Ilayden's office and had the papers issued. Hodges was on the lookout. 1 .iwevcr, and when he saw a light in the ju- ice's office he supicioud that proceedt j . to the Taylor House, where he boaniid, packed his clothes, and "fckippei ' over the river. Capt. Black burn kne v that Hodges has been "run niug" foi several houses of ill-fame iu this city uud i vcr the river, and be knew about where Hodges could be found, und about 1 o'clock this morning be crossed the river in a skiff and findiug Officer Aitken, told him what he wanted The two soon found their mau at the place where the Capt. expected he would be. Hodges was induced to come to this side of tho river, and then he was arrested and jailed on the capias, as be intended to leave for St. Paul this morning. This foreuoon he was brought before Justice Uaydeu, where bis brother, an employe at the Farmers' store, paid Mansill his $10, and also paid the costs which amounted to about $5.75. Governar Stone, of Mississippi, has written a letter, in which occurs the fol lowing paragraph: No one justifies the act by which Judge Chisholm lost his Hie. Everything that is possible shall be done to arrest and puuish the guilty parties. 1 do not hope to silence the misrepresentations of men who are making political capital out of the unfortunate affair. The south has been too Icng the victim of misrepresentation tor your people to heoino willing suddenly t'i liewi' both itlei . Wfoi) 4SoU2Uuiljrf. The reaeiit telegrams and articles that have appeared itf northern papers are based solely upon my refusal to allow Kemper county to be invaded by a body ot" men from other countitjs. The folly of consenting to such a proposition when no trouble was apprehended must be appar ent to every reasonable person. Tax Notice. Notice is hereby giveo that the tax sale for the taxes of 1876 will commence at IU o clock, June Ji, lalt. Large tax payers are requested to band in their lists that receipts may be made ready for payment Our list being very large we would ask those who can to call at once and pay their taxes to avoid a rush during the last wek of payment. S. R I OUTER. County Collector. Rock Island, May 25, 1877. 25d&wtf Belle Boyd, the ex-confederate spy warns the public against bogus Belle Boyds who are traveling and seeking pe cuniary aid. The real Belle is married, and is living with her husband and chu dren. About this time last year the query was. Are vou Koine to the centennial! Many answered in the affirmative and went, and now that's the reason a great many do not pay their debts. Hunting ton (lad. ) Herald. Street commissioner Boynton now has 21 men and one team at work on the streets. He was busy to-day raising the Joliet stone street-crossings on Second avenue a much needed improvement, especially in wet weather. At a meeting of the members of the Rock Island Shooting Society, heid last Wednesday evening, a resolution was adopted disbanding the society. The property ot the association is worth, about $1,300, and this will be sold to pay indebt ness, which amounts to about $1,000. Rev. Dr. Nisbet, of Rock Island, de livered a very interesting lecture in this place on Tuesday evening on "The Antiquity of Man," in which he showed how unreliable many of the estimates -of of geologists are on the epoch of man. Cambridge thief. June 2. There is a tradition that the last Old Line Whie was buried somewhere North Carolina, and- the resurrectionists have been sounding trnmpets all over that state in order to coax him into a rise. At the latest advices they hadn't blown over the right grave. Gen. Butlei's letter to Mr. Pitkin would be sound adyice. if it were offered in earnest. But it pains us to observe, under the smooth language of this letter, a vein of sarcasm, a tone of displeasure. Gen. Butler is evidently disposed to gird t the president's notions of administra tion. N. Y. Trilmne. A small pine tree, on a trip around the world, passed through this city the oth.er day, It left San Francisco on the 18th ult., ana is being carried across the continent in front of the different locomo tives. In New York it will be placed at he bow of a steamer aud sent to Liver pool. ' I tell you. sir, said Dr. one morning to the village apothecary, "I tell you. sir, the vox popidi should not must V. J: J.J "Wknf .-r,t" uoi. ue uisrt"KIlluou 11 um, , exclaimed the apothecary, rubbing his bauds. "You don't say that has broken out in town, too, tas ltr Liora ueip us; what unhealthy limes these are! ' N. Y. C ommercial Advertiser. The current paragraph to the effect hat General Wade Hampton carried the body of his son Preston from the field while the battle of Petersburg was still raging is incorrect Wade Hampton, Jr, uow living in Mississippi, was ridiig with his brother when the latter was killed, and carried the body to the rear. Genera Hamton.did not known of his bereave ment until the battle was over. Says Grace Greenwood: "I would cry to alt worthy working women, to all ener getic, honorable young men seeking an opening for talent, a fi.jld tor honest indus Vtv, Keep away from Washington! Avoid the place as tearfully as though evety department of government were a pest houpe; as though cougress, instead benehceutly legislating, were doing a lively business in all the plagues oi Egypt. it is generally known that lor some time the Liberty Association has been ne gotiatiog for one concert by Thomas' Or chestra. At last they take pleasure in an nouncing that Theodore Thomas, with his full orchestra, will give one grand concert at the Burtis Opera House June 14. He will be acoompanied by a celebrated soloist probably nitney. further particular soon. Gazette. The fact must not be lost sight of tha the ultra elements in both political partie are doing everything in their power break down the policy of pacification which, though not yet three months ol has already conferred countless blessing on tne country, iney are plotting ic pre vent conservative support ot all ju measures of the admiuistration, and force the president to acknowledge only the bourbons of his party. Memphis Ava lanche JJem.) Suicides seem to multiply. A report was in circulation in our village last Moo- J 1' .1-. If T 1 aay aiternoon, taat urn. oacKson. a young man well known here, had taken a dose of arsenic. Dr. Morse was called and promptly administered an an tidote, and thus far we have pot heard i f the young mau's death. Some people look upon the matter as a "sell;" but in any eveut, the young man's stomach got a pretty thorough cleaning out Cam bridge Chief. The Burlington Havolceye tells of a solitary Ohio man w.10 demanded, in a dusky voice, at the office window in the railway station: "Tik't," "Where to?' asked the unruffled monopolist behind the windjw. '"Nywhere! Anywhere!" was tho frerzied response. "Anywhere! Clean through! Clean acrostl To Burglary, or ProoBhy, or the Danube, or Dittendorfer. or any place. Anywhere out ot an un grateful country, that coldly turns its back upon its deserving children. Any where out of America!" Aud he bowed hia head and wept. He was the only mau in Ohio that didn't get an office. Several years since Miss Carrie Par ker and her sister, of Sheffield, Bureau county, performed a wonderful feat ol physical endurauce at a walking match in Opera hall, in Princeton, The girls walked 100 miles iu 24 hours fi r a purse of $100. Last Wednesday, Carrie, the oldest girl, and now 23 years old, was brought before the county court a raving maniac. Her father testified that ever since the walking match his daughter had been suffering with great nervous pros tration until a week or two before the trial, when she suddeuly conceived the idea that her whole body was charged with electricity and would not touch her feet to the floor. Sbewas sent to Elgin for treatment, ... Extravagant Schools. An exchange says: -"There is a vigorous fight going on in Aurora against the high school, aud an injunc.iou has been asked for to prevent he collection of the tax tor its supporr. hse engaged id the fight against the hijsh school think that the only branches that should be taught in the public schools are reading, writing and ciphering. And the Peoria Democrat adds the fol lowing: - We are glad the Aurora people are waking up t a little common sense on this common school question. It was never contemplated, when the common school system was established, to go higher than the common English branches. The . higher mathematics, music, foreign lan guages, the sciences, are not common English branches, and if people desire to have their children study them, let them pay extra for those branches. So much time is taken ud trying to teach children in pinanofores the university branches, that the common English branches are almost wholly neglected, hence so many high school graduates who can t spell or read nlain English. The people ought not to be taxed to. eupport "high schools." Let those who patronize them support them, I 11 TIB! 1 1 ip' t 1 f - ' fa THE MOST EELIABLE China tea sets at priees 40 per cent. lower than usual retail rates at -May Bros 2d It CIRCUIT C0U3.T. Saturday June 2. The ' civil case of John Tindall vs. Peter Vetter, which has been on trial for several days, closed last evening, and this morning the jury re turned a verdict $150 damage in t;ivor of the plaintiff. Sweeney & Jurk'U lor Tindall and Oliver Olsen and R Vt. T, McNeaI,of Connelly & Mc'eai.'-i Vetter, The trial of the case of Dauit l K. Brant vs. Cornelius Lynde, Jr., Basil I) Buford, L. M. Buford and J. H. Johnson, for $150,000 which he claimed to have lost by investing in the Oregon ditch, with which our readers are familiar, was then com menced before a jury with the following array of counsel: Hon. J. B llawh-y, of this city, and A. U. btorey and ueoree W. Brant, of Chicago, for th! plaintiff. and, lion Charles B. Lawrence.of Chicago, and Osborn & Curtis and Sweeney & Jackson for Mr, Lynde, and Hon. Ira O Wilkinson, of Chicago, and Gest & Park? of this citv, for the Messrs. Buford. Mr ohnson lives in Oregon or California, and as the sheriff' could not obtain service on him he is not represented iu the suit. R. l Cable, Esq., was one ol the original de fendants in the case, but on inotiou of the plaintiff's attorney the case against him was dismissed. The case will be a hard fought and interesting one,and will occupy perhaps all ol next week. The Sherman House, Chicago, is abso- utely fireproof; has a well drilled force of night watchmen, and a brigade of 200 employes; has a fire-alarm in every room, and all partitions and floors are solid brick and cement. POLICE MATTERS. Saturday, May 6. hid. rinley, an em ploye of the Peoria road, was arrested and jailed last evening by Policeman Gor man, for being drunk. Justice Uawes fined him $3 and costs. He paid $1.80, and gave an order on the road for the bal anceand was released. A Porcelain Set is handsome as a dinner service, but a sot of of porcelain teeth is of no service at dinner. To avoid all necessity for false teeth, use Sozodont daily to preserve and beautify the natural ones. It renders the gums rosy and the teeth indestructible. Nothing breakable that Spalding s Glue won t mend. It will do the same work with one-half the fuel required by other Stoves! For Sale by FEED HASS, Star Block, opposite Harper House. WHITE LEAD. Pennsylvania White Lead Works. The Original "BTtUAHNESTOCK- LEAD.' ON REVERSE OF KEG. In 1844 the B. A. FAHNESTOCK & CO., brand of White Lead was first offered to tbe trade, and was soon acknowledged as the Standard for Pobitv, Whiteness, Covbrins Propbrties and Durability, wtiicb position it still maintains. On January 1st, 1866, the brand was changed to "FAHNESTOCK, HASLETT & SCRWABTZ," which change was considered necessary to protect purchasers against Imitating and closely resembling brand - NOTICE. Having recently entered largely into the refining of Pig Lead, our Patrons will hereafter in order to avoid confuftion and insure prompt attention to orders and inxniries. pleaBe address to C. F WELLS & CO., Pittsburg, Pa., all communications relating to the FAHNESTOCK, HASLETT A SCHWARTZ and "PENNSYLVANIA A'HM'K LEAD COMPANY" brands of White Lead, Red Lead, and all products of the PENNSYLVANIA WHITE LEAD WORKS, PENNSYLVANIA LEAD CO., PltteWrgli, Pa., Feb. 29tb, 1879. J. E. SCHWARTZ, Pres t. Having, durinz the past year, increased the facilities and product of the PENNSYLVANIA WHITE LK4D WORKS, we are prepared to furnish promptly, either direct or through the leading Wholesale Dealers, the FAHNESTOCK, HASLETT & SCHWARTZ, PERFECTLY PURE WHITE LEAD. We invite the attention of dealers to this brand with the asenruuee that the onalitv will at all times be maintained ar its old standard of strict parity and excellence. C. T. WELLS ft CO., P1TT8BCHGH, January, lr,7. Office 42 Fifth Avenue. HfFor.Sale in Rock Island by JOHN BENGSTOjm ; and in Davenport by Dessaint & Nutting, Printing, Binding and Blank-Book work specialities at The Arous Office. No Sains wnl be spared to please customers, atisfaction fftiaranteed. tf A1TNCUN3E2CE1TTS. BASING POWDER THEMOSTPERFECTMADE. MEDICAL. Fiuid ache. Lightniog instantly cures tooth The celebrated Peoria show cases; cheaper than any other in the market. Quality guaranted. Workmanship un surpassed, llob't G.Lutke, manufacturer. Peoria, Ills., Field Bros , agents. Rock Island, Ills. 5 lOdly Ladies throughout the American and European Continents have testified to the excellent remedial virtues of PuEzim'f Medicated Compiection Powder, It im parts to the skiu a beautiful transparent whiteness, makes it delicately soft and smooth, removes freekles. tan, and allay all irritation. Sold wholesale and retail hy J. A. Pozzoni, St. Louis, Mo., and bj E, Breunert. EtnilKoehler, C. Speidel, and Benser & Thomas, Hock Island. e$ONE THIRD IS SAYED M THE IiIILD POWES "S5 The American House, Boston, has al ways been a favorite stopping place for western merchants, and in its ample rotunda tho visitor may always find repre- The officers speak highly I sentatives of almost every state in the of the manner in which Capt. Blackburn conducted the case. Hodges is no relation to tho laro Samuel P. IIodes, of this tity. Odd Cisues of ail kinds at a sacrifice an May Bros. Everything marked iu plais figures and, sow selling at wholesale pric e oiil J'rflf OT, . , union l ne Doot ana snoe traae espec ially are appreciative participant! in its comforts, and probably more negotiations in" the matter of leather fabrics are made within its wall.- than in all the other hotels iu tuj city uouibiued. Medicine tor the Poor. Sup'r Aster, in accordance with his notice, published in all the city papers, has awarded the contract for fur nishing medicine to the poor of this town ship and tbe couuty jail for the com ing year. Three bids were received. as follows: Jo tin Dengston, floo per year, or 18 cents for each prescrip tion r ilimil ivoehlcr, f200 per year, or 25 cents each prescription; E. Speidel, 22 ceuts for each prescription. The bid t Mr. Bengstou, to furnish medicine at 18 cents for each prescription, was accepted. Printing and binding executed neat ti Jak!ai SiL.d di.iui.-r m;;s, vnsce. chan deliers, lamps, chimneys, etc., at net wholesale prices, at retail. May Bros. cor. 19th street and 2d ave cue. 2dit Simple and Inexpensive as it is. Glenn's Sulphur Soap is a most efficient reuieJy for certain obnoxious diseases, to be cured of which those afflicted with them otteu spend thousands ot dollars to uo puuise. Depot, Crittendon's. No. 7 Sixth Avenue. Hills Instantaneous Hair Dye is the test and safest. Since the opening of the new and excel lent Hotel Devonshire, opposite tbe main entrance of Grand Central Depot, first class accommodations at reasonable rales can be bad in this most convenient locality. By alt means stop at the Hotel Devonshire on your next visit to the city of New York. The Grand Central Uotel, New York, is a model establishment. It is superb in style and appointment. In size and capac ity for accommodations it has no equal. It was the first leading hotel to lower its rates from $4.C0 to $2.50 and $3.00 per day. Its reputation is uoHurpassed, and it receives fresh endorsement daily from thousands of its guests. .11 quantity by their perfect purity and great strength; the only kinds made by a prac tical Chemist and Phvsician, with scientific ;are to insure uniformity, healthfulness, deli racy and freedom from all injurious substan ces. They are far superior to the common adulterated kinds. Obtain the genuine. Ob serve our Trade Marks as above, "Cream" Baking Powder, "Hand and Cornucopia." Buy the Baking Powder only in cans Becurely labelled. Many have been deceived in loose or bulk Powder sold as Dr. Price's. Manufactured onlv bv STEELE & PRICE, Chiraan. St. Ixmi and Cincinnati. IICMPHKET8' IXOMEOrATHIC SPECIFICS HAVE PROVED, FROM THE MOST ample experience, an entire success. Simple, Prompt, Efficient and Reliable They are the only medicines 'perfectly adapted .to popular use so simple that mistakes cannot be niada in using them ; so harmless as to be free from danger : and so efficient as to be alwaya reliable. They have the highest commendation, from all, and will always render satisfaction. Nos. Cures- Cents. 1. rcrers, Congestion, Inflammations, . . 2. Worms, Worm Fever, Worm Colic, . . 3. Crying-Colic, or Teething of Infants, . 4. Diarrhoea of Children or Adults, . . 5. Dysentery, Griping, Bilious Colic, . . 6. Cholera-Morbus, Vomiting, ... 7. Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, . . . . 8. Neuralgia, Toothache, Faoeache, . . 9. Headaches, Sick Headache, Vertigo, . 10. Dyspepsia, Bilious Stomach, .... 11. Suppressed, or Painful Periods, . . it. v mies, too jrTorase fenoas. 13. Croup, Cough, Dimcnlt Breathing, . 14. Salt Bheom, Erysipelas, Eruptions, 25 25 25 25 21 25 25 a 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 50 to 50 So 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 XKSUBAKCS- nIii8 M is llie Cheapest,1 J 1 ivfl 1 fsUFOUD, J tlx safest sad th bent, 1 in.tant&ntxms fnluaetioa,aad tfttAin the skin, and in eauily appl: enaratkm. and a favorite upon ever' TAI IB IT U produces the most natural shades o f black or brown, does notataia the skin, and in earn It applied. Iti s a standard tton, and aiavonte upon every weu-siipomtea hh- entiemaTi . For sue pt an imino .JOSEPH CRIfiTaDOftO. Cm BOH 8112, le VOfii." lt for lad? w gentlfTrmn pur uream, trftetor nrariat ftn4 Publications 3 Valuable Books! trated. Dr. 8. SWITCH'S BIX LEuTUKES ON CONSUMPTION, 50 cts. Cure of Heart Di!ease, 40 cts. Family Physician 35 cts. Sent bv mail. Address Drs. S. S. FITCH & SON, 49 East Twenty-ninth Street, New York. dw-eow OVERS! Guide to manri&ee. welth, and beauty-never taiia. low letter. wisdom. tc. Book worth f0 now mailed tree by Thk Usiok Pub. Co., Newark, X.J. PATENTS. jP St "t O 23. "t t3 OBTA.KED ON EASY TERMS BY Parker H. Sweet, Jr., & Co., SOLICITOUS OF American & Foreign PATENTS, th and If Streets, 8, E. Cor. WASHlNOrON...... P. O. Box 851. ..D C. Correspondence la Patent ma ters. out charge. invited from persons interested Advice ana consultation with Represents the following Old and Reliable FIRE & LIFE Insurance Co.s. AdcI will issue Policies io any of them at as LOW A RATE as the risk will justify. Etna, Hartford $ 7.115,624 Hartford, ; 3,278,8G9 Phoenix " 2.407.531 National, 1,040,534 Orient, " 776,179 Atlas, " .... . 434,809 Ids. Co. N. America, Philadelphia . . . . 6,601,883 Franklin, " 8,35S,865 Fire Association, " 3,778,651 American. " 1.880,970 Home, New York 6,104,6.1 Niagara, " 1,443,445 Manhattan, " 850,658 Westchester, " ' 861,401 North Western Nat. Milwaukee, wis.,.. 877,198 American Cent. St. Louis, Mo., 747.469 St. Louts, . " t 847,001 St. Joseph, St. Josepb.Jdo. 420,245 Home, Columbus, O 484,62 Firemen's Fund, San Francisco, (Gold) 708,623 Queen, England, (Gold).. 11,422.971 ScottUU Com'l, Glasgow . 10,661,294 British .America, Toronto 669,080 Royal Canadian, Montreal.. .. - 833,629 Allemannia. Pittsburgh, Pa 848,27 MiltviiJe Mutual, MHIt lle.N. J 1,442,987 lOrcociinjr, i i.cjf, P, , . 6,338,977 K. W.PaseeLgor, Hartford.. 400,000 Conn. Mutual Life, Hartford.. 44,020,146 15. Ilheumatism, Rheumatic Pains. 16. ver and Ague, Chill fever, Agues, 17. Piles, blind or olee-ding, ...... 18. Ophthalmy, and Sore or Weak Eyes, . 19. 4'atarrta, acute or chronic. Influenza, . 20. Whooplng-CouKh, violent coughs, . 21. Asthma, oppressed Breathing, ... 22. liau- Discharges, impaired hearing, . 23. Mcrofulacniargeu glands, Swellings, . 24. General Debility, Physical Weakness. . 25. Dropsy and scanty Secretions, .... 26. Sea-Sicknesa, sickness from riding, . 27. Kidney-Disease, Gravel, 28. IVrrrnm Debilitv. Seminal Weakness or involuntary discharges, . . . . . 1 00 29. Sore Rfouth, Canker, ... .50 50. Urinary Weakness, wetting the bed, . 50 51. Painful Periods, with Spasms, . . 50 32. Disease of Heart, palP'tJitions, etc.,. 1 00 33. EpUepsey, Spasms, St. Vitus' Dance, . 1 00 34. Diphtheria, ulcerated sore throat, . . 50 35. Chronie Congestions and Eruptions, 50 Vials, 60 cents, (except 2S, 82 and 33, . 100 FUULY CASES. Case (Morocco) 'with above 35 large Tials and Manual of directions, . . . $10 00 Case (Morocco) of 20 large rials and Book, 6 00 Single Boxes and Vials as above. jK-These remedies are sent by the case or single box to any part of the country, free of charge, on receipt of price. Address HU,omeyopathic Medlcln Co. Office and Depot, 109 Fnlton street. New York. Sold in Rock Island by Benser A Thomas. Otto Grojan, C. Speidel, and E. Breunert uiwf E6al xlstato. L. CHBISHAH'S REAL ESTATE -AND Loan s;eiicv, niLLIER BLOCK,... XOt K ISLAND. H I- FOR SALE. tOfl Acre harm in Mclleury Co. Ills. Good Im I C U provementx. Price 94,700 Acie Farm in Mcnenry Co , Ills., 2 m.Ic trout V outlet xk Price $4,000 Oft Acre Farm in Story Co., Iowa. OU Price $2,500 1 Cfl Acre Farm, Franklin Co., Kansas. lOU Price $4,000 1 On Acre Farm, Douglas Co., Kansas. lOU Price $3,500 17R Acre Farm, Sumner Co., Kansas. 13 Price $1,600 O n Acre Farm, Lyon Co., Kansas. OU Price $1,300 M n Acre Farm, Douglas Co., Kansas. tU Price $1,000 A!t Acre Farm, Whiteside Co., Illinois m'ar rUU SierliH- lJrice $14,CCO 1tt7 1 O Aero Farm, Bock Island Co, 10 I" Price $4,600 n I E Acre Farm, Callaway Co., Mo. Stw-k Farm OlO Price $15,000 4fiA Acre Far.o. Atchinson Co., Mo. H""'" WWW Stuck Faitu. Acre Farm, Kent Berlin. 133 1-3 80 J-rice flO.800 Co., Michigan, adjomrnb Price 6,000 ... .11 ..r LANDS in all the Wbstekm Starts win sen Cash or part Casa, and tfme on the balance. Houses akd Lots in Hock Island and a uniubi-r of other places for sale or exchange for lauds. TST"Cail and get prices and location of laud. Kock leland. 111.. Aue. 28, 1876. nntl I O0R fl.BO AND $5.00 VL,:,IV one ALiii ID i- Muu. Illustrated catalogue. ddrets 129 West Madison street, CtHCAW. Refer to the Editor 01 Aiieus