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uuivAJ J, fiwwS ISLASTO ft PACLTI3 S, XL
oj8 but mints L1AVB
ais.wa. m.;:w p,m.; and 9:85p. m. Train I
-A . OIW TBAINS LBAVB
At 8:40 4m.; 10:10 a. m., and :00 p. m.
arrive from the east as above.
Train
wTSTEKJT TTNIOJI SAILB0A1V
FOR RACINE A MILWAUKEE.
B "4 Mail :05 a
KlehtExpreSS ...10:15 P M
1AVB ARK1VB
0:00 am
mVZl. l. leaving Kixk Island every
2i 4 y J? ?ht " 10:15 onnects with the train arrf
11 ", Ci"c e"rlT Mnly morning. No lay
over checks given on through ticket from Rock
island to Chicago. Through tickets only good on
ST. LOSIS & EOCI ISLAND S.S.
. . 91Kfl BOTJTH TK1IIS LBAVB
At 8 :00a.m. and 6: 15 p. in. dally,
. . . iVBRiTa tbom bt. loots
At9:0 a, m. dally, and 9:15 p. m.
AtAmn S7IBX.XK8 TSAIa LXA7Z
At 4:80 p. m.
ABBITB TBOM BTBBLIB)
At 10:40 a. m.
PEOBIA ft BQSSlsLAND BAILWAY.
SHOBTBST BODTB TO IBB BAIT AHD BOTJTH.
. UAJB- ABBIVZ.
Kaiiern ax. 5 50 a. m. Mail A Ex. 1 rtW p.
mn ... 1-wp.m, v eetern Jtz. o:Sp. m.
Way Freight 6 ;S0 a. m. Way Freight 8 :25 p. m.
ineo:ia. m, train makes close connection at
alva with C B A O, for Aledo and Keithsbnrg,
also at Peoria with P P A J, for Jacksonville, Spring
eld, St Lonts and all points south and southwest,
arriving in Dl LiOniS tUWpm.
The 1 :50 train make close connection at Galva
witn U a K tj K K, for the west ; arriving atQuincy
at :45 p m., also at Peoria with I B A W, and T
r s w., I or points east and sontheast,
ECCS ISLAND ft HE33E3 CO . E. E.
Leave Rock Island at 9 :00 a. in., and 4 :00 p. m. Ar
riving at Cable at 11:10 a. m., and 6:00 p. tn.
Leave Cable at 6:30 a. m., and :45 p. m. Arriving
at Rues isiana at e:xu a. m., ana s:uu p. m.
TAILORING.
ZIMMER & STE6EMANN,
No. 1,903 Second Av N. side Union Square,
Merchant Tailors !
H
AVE JUST RECEIVED A LARGE AND WELL
assorted stock of
English
and French Cassinsres.
Diagonals. Worsted Suitings, Beavers,
Doeskins, etc., etc.
(S7A.l work guaranteed and prices reasonable.
FINANCIAL
SPECULATION
In Wall Street.
S 500,000 has been made in a single investment
fltkl. This of course is an extraordinary ocenr
rence : but ordinarily $5 can realii! say $25,000.
Even sums as low as $1 can be safely invented, when
favorable result can show a pront of f5,unu.
Circulars giving full information sent free by ad
dressing TAYLOR A CO, Bankers,
Mo. 11 Wall St., N. T.
SiSASIflWf,
Thi reliable house of ALEX. FROTH INGHAM
& CO., No. 12 Wall street. New York publish a
liaudsome eight page weekly paper, called the
Weekly Financial Report, which tfcey s;nd free to
anv address. In addition m a larce number of edi
torials on financial and other topic", it contains
very full and accurate reports of the sales and
stand in p of everv stock, bond and security dealt in
at the 8tock Exchange. Mesars. Frothinsham A
Co., are extensive brokers of large experience and
tried integrity. In addition to their stock broker
age business, thevsell what are termed "Prlvilitres"
or "Puts and Calls," now one of the favorite meth
ods of legitimate speculation. Their advice is val
uable, and by following it many have made for-
nnes. New lork Metropolis.
Cement, Plaster, &c.
Jakrs Clark,
President.
F. D.
Meachaw,
Ass't Sec'y.
WESTERN CEMENT ASSO'ION,
Manufacturers of
Louisville and Utica
CEMENTS,
And Dealers In
Akron and Portland Cements,
MICHIGAN AND NEW YORK STUCCO.
No. 98 Market Street, CHICAGO
E. O. Frazlcr and Port Byron Lima Association.
WHKVI
nVZLMA'si SI
ihr'n ; wit
- in 1 C
EAEIlia POWEEE
THEMOST PERFECT MADE.
cONE THIRD IS SAVED
in quantity by their perfect purity and great
strength; the only kinds made by a prac
tical Chemist and Physician, with scientific
care to insure uniformity, liealthfulness, deli
cacy 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"
liakinz Powder. "Hand and Cornucopia."
Hoy the Baking Powder only in cans securely
labelled. Many have been deceived in loose
r bulk 1'owder sold aa Dr. Price's. , ;
Manufactured onlv br
STEELE & PRICE.
Qdcago, Jjouia and CwciiwatL
500
f :STORAGE&CotSSIOM
t i lira1: -ffl mil 1 1
HQBSE NAILS
r i i i t v 1111 i
4- HAMMERED AND riNlSHTnlj.
6
o
7 ' 8
10
9 V? W
1.
!
HBj.m'BaM"
The Ausable Nails
are Hammered Hot. and the
Finishing and Pointing
are done Cold, thus Imitating
the Process of Making Kaite by
Hand. Quality is fully Guaranteed.
For sale by all leading Iron and hard
ware houses.
ABRAHAM BUSSING, Sec'y,
35 Chambers St., New York,
SPECIAL NOTICES.
IT IS AN ERONEOUS IDEA that disease can.
not be cured except by taking large quantities of
medicines into the stomach, in a creat manv mum
of which much injury is done, although the disease
in point be actually cured. The coats of the stom
ach by continued nse of nauseating mixtures, fre
quently become so much disordered that the diges-
luiituuu is scriousiy injured me reenlt oi
wnicn is ayspeps.a. nervonxnexs, colics, alternate
diarrhrea and costiveness. flatulence, niphtniare.
etc. Won d it not. therefore, be verv dmirmhla t
possess a remedy, which being applied externally
would excite the absorbentx
and thus carry off throngh this medinm, the delete
rious principle which is the direct cause of the dis
ease? surely every thlnklne man will admit that
this would not only h the most pleasant, but by
far the safest means to effect the desired end. The
almost superhuman enres performed bv the Ara
bian phyxicians in tbe days of old were mainly ef
fected by this course of tieatment, and the ingredi
ents of which H G. FARRELL'S CELEBRATED
ARABIAN LINIMENT is composed, ate extricated
from rare plants peculiar to Arabia. This great
umimem iwnicn is now to De naa or most respecta
ble druggists and merchants in every town in the
United states) is daily effecting cures which seemed
beyond the power of medicine to control consump
tion, bronchitis and liver complaints in their first
stages, nervous affections, indigestion, enlalge
ment of. the spleen, scrofulous tumors, goitre, etc.,
are frequently cured, and always selieved by its
use. it is unsurpassed as an anodvne -relievlne
severe pains in a lew minutes alter its application.
u soothes tne lrntatea nerves, ana produces mat
delightful tranquility so grateful to the nervous in-1
vaiil sprains, bruises, wounds, burns, sore throat
chilblains, rheumatism, son pain, etc., are speedily
cured by it, and for nearly all ailments in horses or
cattle, requiring an external application, it is an ef
fectual remedy.
LOOK PUT FOR COUNTERFEITS!
The public are cantloned asralnst another coun-
'erelt, which has lately made its appearance.called
w . ts. rarreirs Arabian Ldnlment, tne most danger-
ous of all the connterfelts, because his having the
name of Fariell, many will buy it in good faith,
without the knowledge that a counterfeit exists.
and tbey will perhaps only discover their error
wnen tne spurious mixture has wrong nt its evil ef
fects.
The trenuine article is manufactured onlvbvH.
G. Farrel, sole inventor and proprietor, and whole
sale druggist. No. 17 Main street, Peoria, Illinois,
to whom all applications for Agencies must be ad
dressed. Be sure you ire tit with the letters II. G.
before Farrell's thus H. U. FARRELL'S and his
signature on the wrapper, all other are counter
feits.
Sold by all druggists and by regular authorized
agents throughout tne Lotted States.
twrnce 25 and cents, ana 1 oer nott e.
AUESTS WANTED in every town, viilatre and
hamlet In the United Stalss, in which one i not al
ready established. Address H. G. Farrell as above,
accompanied with good character, responsibility,
etc.
1 - r'
MANY WHO ABE SUFFERING
from the effects ot tbe warm weather and are de
bilitated, are advised by physicians to take mod
crate amounts of whisky two or three time during
the day. In a little while those who adorjt this ad
vice frequently increase the number of "drinks
and in time become confirmed inebriates. A bev
erage which will not create thirst for intoxicating
liquors, and which is intended especially for the
benefit of debilitated perscs, whether at home or
abroad, is Dr. Schenck's Sea Weed Tonic. Con
taining the juices of man medicinal herbs, this
preparation does not create an appetite for the In
toxicating cnp. The iionrishing and the life sup'
porting properties of many valuable natnnil pro
ductions contained in it and well known to medi
cal men have a most strengthening influence. A
single bottle of the Tonic will demonstrate its val
cable qualities. For debility arising from sickness
over exertion or from anv cause whatever, a wine-
glassful of Sea Weed Tonic taken after meals will
strengthen the stomacfi and create an appetite for
wholesome Hood. Eo all who are about leaving
their homeo, we desire to say that the excellent ef
fects of Dr. (icbenck's seasonable remedies, Sea
Weed Tonic, and Mandrake Pills, are particularly
evident when laken by those who are Injuriously
affected by a change of water and diet. No person
shonld leave home without taking a supply of these
safeguards along. For sale by all druggists.
MATHEWS'
LIQUID STARCH GLOSS!
Gives a splendid gloss and finish to ail starched
goods, making tlicm whiter and cleauf.b than
wax or anything else, and prevents the iron from
ticking. Trial bottle free.
Put up in 4-oz bottles, price 15c Sold by wo-
cers bp d Druggists.
A. I. MATHEWS & CO.. 85 Murray St., N. T.
SELLERS' LIVER PILLSi
Seller' Liver Pitt ftre mtooa lor 'ininy jaani a. i
BtB4lrd lumMT lor am mtrm or L,iTer uonipuuoK. .
OMivemM. Rick HMdaoat, sua il ixrmng
mmu Af the Liver.
Halloa Yot-im I fue-. tbe met Worm le-1
"rTTw-Urtl 400 lnra. live worm from ml '
..in 41 vxnald. Wm. Server. St. Lonll. Ha. Prioel
AOS 2Sc. If T"r druicirtet 41011 t keep them, KM for 1
b. r..
. rlKl'ljKH
KRH 4t ro., ProeBWtttebnrrh. Pe.
OampliorirLe !
Is the most effectual remedy sold, is a luxury to
use, gives the best satisfaction, gives instant relief,
wiill tint frrpftMl or stain the most delicate fabric
h.a niMHiit and refreshinu olor. It will imme
diately relieve and cure Rheumatism, Chronic and
Swelled Face, Sore Throat, Sprains and Bruises,
A - IMCtn VB1I471B, Mlltl t KLlt I I II . IIC-IIOIIV muu
Him ions and ChllDiains, jirniinoue oi mo diu.
p.minnhML'Rack or Limbs. Burns and Scalds.
For sale ny an urneEisu.
SPECIAL ELECTION.
alflTICE IS U.H.K ll.ru vil n. iiiax '
..-c r 'T,-T-V imtim T XT TTTT? '
IM snance of a petition of more than ten legal vo-
ters, resident in the etw o, oca is anc ,o.
State ol Illinois, a opei;i
the Court House, in the city of Rock Island, in the
State of Iiunois, on me
21st Day of August, A. D. 1877,
at which Election there will be suDmittea to tne
voter, of said city the question of issuing tbe Bonds
ui w B..faJ, 4Htiol "An Art tn
.f..l nn1r I II R uruviBHiUBVi s."w jm ,u
T??.La . titiprf An act relating to County
ftnlnlntll M lJ U1II ntltlCi rw
a,,d T City debU and w provide for the payment
rnereo yby taxation in such counties and cities.'
Approved February 13th, 1805; and to amend the
8f thereof. Approved and in force April 2, th.
18Fi'B.TC!-Th:e number of Bonds proposed to be
issued is two hundred snd twenty (2 )
Sbcond -The amount of each of said Bonds on
its face shall be, to-wit: One hundred and twenty
.,7h'ofone.h
dred vlOO) of said bonds shall be of the principal
gum e c" ' "vo uuiiurai , - 4fl
Third.-The rate of interest on each of said
bonds shall be six .) per centum per wmid..
Fourth. Tbe principal of each of said Bonds
shall be payable t went (20 1 years from the first day
"T.i,vi, a. D. mT7. and the interest shall be
ui o"- '- k.i. ..ftftlft.l .nrt Inturest
of New York City; said fconHs shall be issued for
the purpose of raising money to purchase or retire
certain domestic bonds of said city amonnting in
nrincinal and interest, io "
Snd (? MHW) dollars, and all certain warrant,
of said city now .outstanding. Baid warrants
i!mniVnnni in the anffregaie to the sum of about
amounting m ine "kS'" ,1lln oiiv rtnii.
one bnndrea ano sixty luu"uV4i,r"4tnf Hk
By order of tie City Council of the City ol Bock
Island, '. v"' .mi' A- fnwk.'
30 4iJ. A r r. r. u j
I
I ar th-m
Rock Island, Illinois, Wednesday,
TELEGEAFHIC.
Telegraphed to the Sock Zeland Argue.
FO JREIGIS NEWS.
London, Ausust The DaiiV News
special from Alexandria says, it is rumored
that the Abysimans are massing troops oa
the Egyptian frontier and threaten a
discent on Egyptian territory unless the
traitor, Waldo Mikail, is delivered up im
mediately. . uen, Uordon is expected on
the frontier shortly to prevent further
complication. .
Ihe Standard understands that T)r.
Butt will resign his seat for Limerick and
offer Ihimself for re-election, fin order to
decisively test the opinion of the people of
Ireland as to the relative authority of
himself and Mr. ParnelL
Paris, Aug. 8. The Journal Des Bats
announces that the Czar has just recrossed
the Danube.
London, Aug. 87 In the house of com
mons this afternoon the appointment of
Wm. H. Smith, one of the ioint secretaries
to the treaeury.as successor of Right Hon.
Geo. Ward Hunt, first lord of the admir
alty, deceased, was announced officially.
Calcutta, Aug. 8. The famine is in
creasing in the Madras presidency.
Revolution in Hayti.
NEW YORK. Ausr. 8. Advise? from
Hayti state that the revolution has again
brokeu out in that republic. The in
surgents are in force about 10 niibs from
Port Aa Prince. Port Au Prince is declared
in a siege. " A large portion of the city
was fired and the conflagration continued
for two days and had not been extirjmiish-
ed when the mail steamer left. President
Casal was unpopular with the native ele -
ment irotn his known feelins of cordialitv
with foreign merchants and foreigners in
general. He ia suspected accord
inelyon that account. He is a verv
good soldier, however, and however
strong the foreign element may be it can
not protect him irom the designs of those
who seek to gam the object of their am
bition by the assassination. General
Solomon A. Blackman. formerly minister
to England, under the iraDerial rule of
Soloogue, is present aspirant to office and
says when he gets into power the colored
man and whitejman may both look out as
a black republic will make the streets of
Port au Prince run rivers of blood Of both
of them. The southern side ot the island
is equally uisauectea. ana Jacmaii news
,..i ,.-,. :.u ,u
Papcrs are openly 'at variance with the ex
isnng uumimstration. r iNumerous arres s
have been made by the government,cLiefly
among persons suspected of being secretly
eDgaged in revolutionary plots. A long
and important dispatch from Basse tt, U
S. minister, has been sent to the state de
partment on the subject of American in
terests io the present crisis.
VIEGIHIA,
CONSERVATIVE
TIOH".
CONTEN-
Everytliing-
Confusion and
tion Effected
no Organixa-
Richmond, Va., Aug, 8. The Virginia
Conservative's state convention met at
noon in the theatre here, but owicg to an
indiscriminate issue of admission tickets,
or otherwise, that part of the building set
apart for delegates was eo overcrowded by
outsiders that when an effort was made to
call the convention to order with a view of
temporary organization, it proved a signal
tauure. The utmost uisorder prevailed
shouts, hisses, and all manner ot noises
drowned the voices of all those who en
deavored to bring order out of the chaos.
Alter half an hour had elapsed und no
progress.had been made towards an organ
ization, a motion to adjourn till 2 p. ui.
was adopted. The state committee is now
perfecting a plan for the proper seating of
tbe delegates.
Cuban Affairs. Financial Troubles.
Brutal Treatment of Boys.
New York. Aug. 8. A Havana letter
records a number of disastrous business
failures, with increasing commercial and
financial trouble. Gen. Jovelan has been
relieved from command and Gen. Blanco
appointed. He wili arrive in a few weeks.
The sick and wounded soldiers are con
stantly arriving and hospital room is
taxed to its utmost.
A letter from Kingston, Jamaica, Aur,
1st, says some horrible disclosures have
been made as to the treatment of boys in
the government reformatory who were 90
ill fed only getting bread on Sunday and
one salt htrring to eight youths. Accoid
ing to the testimony of Dr. Campbell, the
medical officer, whenever they got the
liberty they rushed to the pigs' trough
and ravenously eat putrid offal and food
that had been thrown there for swine.
Weatner Probabilities.
Washington. Aug. 8. The Signal Ser
vice observations taken at 10 o'clock this
forenoon indicate the following weather
probabilities for his afternoon and to
night: Northwest, back to southerly winds.
cooler, followed by warmer clear or partly
cloudy weather, stationary or followed by
falling bafometer.
Fir In Canada.
Aylmer, Ont., Aug. 8. A fire, this
morning, in tne business portion ot tne
town, destroyed 7 building, including the
Commercial Hotel, A. Murray's store,
Hambridge's bakery and confectionary
store, Gundry Bro.'s drug store, White's
gents' furnishing store, Wright's bakery,
and Earthing s dry goods store.
Bapids City Letter.
Rapibs Citt. August 8. 1ST7.
To the Editors of The Argus :
The strike so far as the miners are con
cerned, is over. Williams' men went to
work Monday morning, but had not worked
an hour before the day-men struck for
$1.50 per day, they being paid $1.25.
The superintendent promptly discharged
the strikers 3 or 4 in all. Williams' mine
then run on quietly all at work.
Gilchrist & Co.. seeing that Williams
had given their men the rise could not do
less, and so, after some parleying with the
miners, acoepted tbe old wages, they had
struck for aod went to work yesterday
morning, working about an hour, when the
teamsters hauling coal to the railway and
riyer struck for a advance stopping
them for some time, but it was only a
short delay, as teams were soon procured
and business resumed.
Gilchrist & Co. have Becured the con
tract for furnishing the common schools of
With COal
the coming season
This i competing with La Salle and all
mines near there, and speaks well lor tbe
quality of the coal produced here.
Monday night a party got down a little
too much beer, (tha oneratora "setting it
irn" free to their men in consideration of
the peaceful terminus of the strike), and
fnnsenuently had a fight. No damage
rlnne and only a little free ventilation of
each , others' characters was indulged in
Some threats were made by one of the
party of arresting the other, but I guess
reflection in the morning brought him to Bee
, that he would only lose by the transaction,
and it was dropped for the present, at
least. "Karakter." stands a bad show
when the "old woman" commences to
ventilate.
The water on the rapids is getting very
low. The Packet Dubuque, going up, was
stuck on the rocks nearly all day yester
day at the stone pile.
J. Cowlinsr, the butcher here, has 'Vone
west". Waterloo. Iowa, was his destination.
The Argus Job Printing Kooms
turn out Cards, Circulars, Note Heads,
Bill Heads, Law Briefs, and all otker
kinds of Printing, in the highest style of
the art, aod on tbe most reasonable terms.
And The Argus Book Bindery is doing
all kinds of work in that line, neat, quick
and cheap. The friends of the paper and
the public generally are invited to give our
work a trial. dwtf
Rock Island Market.
Rock Island, Aug 8
FLOUR AND GRAIN.
Winter Wheat flour, $1 bbl. wholesale. 8 60
XXXX Spring, " .. 7 60
Second quality " " .. 6 60
Commeal, " .. a 40
Retail one dollar above these prices.
Good Minnesota XXX Warner's Mill, retail 9 60
Wheat 1 40
Brley 2540
Oats 30
Corn 3338
Rye 65
THE GROCERY.
New Potatoes 30
White Beans (navy) 3 00
Eggs f doz 010
Butter Choice Dairy, $ lb 1&15
Cheese, $B 11
Honey lTVScIb
Apples 60T5 bn
Luttnce 25 doz heads
Radishes 25 bunch
Khuharb 25 " " "
Turnips 25 " "
Beets . 8J "
Pea 50bu.
String Beans 50 '
Cucumbers lCc doz.
Green Corn 7c "
B'ackberries , 1720c "
Peaches 75! 00 ? box
MEATS.
Cattle Common, per cwt 3 004 00
Hoes Live, per cwt 3 0133 75
Calves-Live, per cwt .. 4 o05 00
sneep Ajve, per cwt 450
Lard.
ioisk
POULTRY.
Chickens, dressed.
Chicken, live
810c ? lb
.. 2 00 25 $ doz
HIDES
Green Cured.
Dry Flint
Green Country
Green Calf
12
7.8
Damaged, scored or grubby i price.
1011
OlilLUCU, Xl 6TC Oil.
HAY.
Timothy, ton
rraine, " 3 04 50
Slough, " ....J 8 to
WOOD.
Hickory. $ cord 5 83as SO
Oak, " , 5oa5 00
COAL.
Market Square u
At Yards 10
New Yorlt Market.
New York. Aug
FINANCIAL.
8.
Gold- 1 05H
Money 23.
Governments Firm.
U.S. Bonds $ cent 5-20's 1.12
JS5 old 1.08
" " ln. w IM
" lSfi7 1.08?,
" .1868 .1.11
U. S. 10.40's 1.12?
New 5's l.Oyi
Currency 6's 1.94
COMMERCIAL.
Wheat Lower; no sal?s.
Corn Heavy; futures shade lower; SS'.fgCO'i.
Oats tiiet; western mixed 20(350.
Pork-Puil; 1415.
Lard Lower; 9 0539 15.
Whiky-1 1254.
Chicago Marine t.
Chicago, Ang. 8.
V4j heat Active ; on speculative account irreeu
, . i . , n i , ft-.. . . ..ft..... .
ai , lunri , j t'liu.1 U121 Aug; 1 4Jl?j Sepc.
Corn Eairly active; unsettled and lower; 45;H
Ang; 454 Sept.
Oats Fairly active; easier; 5 cash or Ang; 24'i
Sept,
Rye Easier; 55yj cash.
Barley Sower; U6;ii&66?. Sept; No S, CO.
Whisky-1 as.
Pork-Moderately active; lower; 1315Sept;13
I.ard -Easier; 8 00 Sept; 8 65 Oct.
LIVE STOCK.
Hogs Receipts 12.000; moderate; active: firm
and higher; light 5 25i?5 30; heavy mixed packing
4 8uta5 au; snipping a uu.
Cattle -Dull and wtak; receipts 3.000.
St. IiOnis Market
St. Levis. Aug. a
Wheat Lower; No 2 red 1 87 bid cash; No 3 do
l jsuvi casn; l i.ai it Aug: l is?, Sept.
Com Lower; 41!t4U4 cash; 41 Aug.
Oats 26.
Whisky-l 08.
Pork Finn ; 13 40 cash.
Lard Easier; summer 8 624.
LIVE STOCK.
Hogs Easter; 4 75510
Milwaukee Market.
M'.WACKB8. Aug. 8.
Wheat-Lower; No 2, 1 25 cash ; 1 24 Aug; 1 23 J4
&ept.
Corn 46.
Oats Firm ; 25.
Rye-54.
Barlev- 68.
AUTISTIC TAILORING
20 per ct ! 10 per ct !
EDWARD SLY & CO..
CHICAGO.
SAVE MONET ! and at the same time
obtain the BEST and Most Dura
ble GOODS.
We have LARGELY REDUCED our prices on
ALL GOODS. Tnen FROM THESE 1 RICES we
deduct 20 PER CENT, on all Mixed Business Suit
ings. Mixed Cassimeres. and Mixed Overcoatine.
summer weights, and on ALL OTHER GOODS,
both in Hummer and winter weights. 10 PER CT.
DISCO U N T, Irom July 1 to August 31, 1877. These
discounts are for prompt Cash within live days
from Delivery of Goods. Our STYLES for AU
TUM and WINTER are in readiness.
We believe we are selling our roods LOWER for
the article furnished than any house of EtUAL
STANDING on mis continent, jivakx iuiiu
GUARANTEED STANDARD THE HIGHEST,
Wabash Avenue cor. Monroe, Chicago,
ESTABLISHED 1854
HIGHLAND HALL!
the fall session of this institution
I for Young Ladies, will open Sept. 20th, fully
equipped for the best work.
Apply for further information to E. P. WESTON,
nigniana rirx, ins. 4 ziuocwim
CHANGE OI! PRICES AT
"?r' 'YK4t
. t . ? iv-y-
4 A
V. Dauber's Old. Stand
New Shoes 40 cents. Re-set 80 eentfe Nose but
first-class workmen emnlnved. Horae-aboeinir in
aii Its branches. Interfering, Quarter Cotters, and
uuui-Buano norses uarea
irVgntci&l at.tntmn -ivm abnelnfl1 Trotters,
All work warranted. Horsemen and others Invited
to calL ,
Shop Third avenue, between 18th and 19th
street,. ....,.....,.,., ...ROCK ISLAND,
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August 8, 1877.
ABGTJS HEADQUARTERS -MOLIHB,
RicHABns & Sobbbbck's Drug and Book Store
opposite f irst national ttanK, wnere an oroers
can be left for the Arocs, and where all Mollne
business is transacted by O. J. Beardslee. Busi
ness notices should be handed in by noon to en
sure publication the same day.
Fulsome Compliments.
If there is anything that is thoroughly
repugnant to the man of good hard sense,
it is fulsome flattery. There is something
si unreal, so nauseating to the finer feel5
inga h8 to create a sense of utter .disgust:
It displays a lack of good sense on the part
of the one who indulges in unreal compli
ments, and the real motive is eo transpar
ent to the one for which the flattery is in
tended, that it cannot but awaken a feel
ing of loathing. Apropos, is the article in
the Mcline Review, on Rev. K. C. Bar
nard which is so slobberly, gross, and
overreaching in its nature as not to permit
its being passed unnoticed. The writer
proceeds to say that:
Rev. E. C. Barnard, of the Congrega
tional church is a remarkable preacher.
His sermon last Sabbath on "Capital and
Labor" was one ot the ablest discourses we
have ever heard delivered Py any man."
Hisermoa was a good one. no doubt.
and may have been the best he (the editor)
ever heard. Perhaps he had a very small
list to select from. But listen to the way
he blows his own bugle:
We are glad to observe that he took
the same view of the labor and capital
question, taken by the Review in its issue
of the Friday previous.
Now, if the Review had any opinion
during the recent strike, its editorials were
not sufficiently lucid to admit of any such
interpretation. Again, he gushes, to-wit:
"The call of him to the pastorate of the
Congregational church has inaugurated a
ueci. iu iuc ui.iiv ciuqucutjc ui luisuuy.
"New Era" is good, "pulpit eloquence"
is better, and the whole sentence is at
Variance with what everybody know?, that
E. C. Barnard is not an elocutionist. But
dwell on this brilliant effusion:
ins intellect is imperial, his resources
are inexhaustible. As a preacher he has
no superior in the west. In matter, in
structure, in diction, in phraseology, in de
livery, and in everything, his sermons are
strikingly original. Tbey are characterized
by a depth of thought, love, sympathy and
mercy a force of logic, a wealth of
language, a sparkle of metaphor, a vivid
ness ot description, a gracefulness of transi
tion, and a felicity ol elocution, which, to
gether, constitute the perfection of elo
quence." io tee average reaaer it win need no
explanation to show how utterly wrong this
is. Everybody who has heard Rev. Barn
ard knows that his delivery is poor, that
he is not a brilliant orator. "Sparkle of
metaphor," why, anyone to read this ut
terly disgusting slobbering would imagine,
if they were uuacauainted with Mr.
Barnard, that he was a "Cicero," a
Socrates," or a prototype of one of the
mythological geniuses we read about. In
a word it is gross injustice to Mr. Barnard,
who is a man of good hard sense and a
preacher of genuine usefulness, hut by no
means a rhetorician cr elocutionist That
he has a valuable fund of thought, and is
an able man, no one will dispute, but aj
for comparison with noted oratorical minis
ters, when he lacks in oratory, in rhetorical
display, and impassioned metaphoric
passages, is simply fulsome, unreal, and
patronizing in the extreme, and cannot but
do harm where good was intended. If
anything were needed to show the incon
sistency of the whole eulogy(?), the fol
lowing conclusively proves it:
"The person ot the reverend 'gentleman
is rather delicate, and his voice is of no
great strength nor compass."
Here the writer in the Reciexo. contra
dicts all he has said. The whole article is
far from complimentary to Mr. Barnard,
and instead of serving the purpose for
which it was intended, cannot but create a
feeling of disgust among all true friends,
and members of his congregation.
J5The Rock river bridge temler re
ports $100.74 collected for tolls in July.
SSyMagistrate S wander reports 28
arrests, aod $106.35 collected for fines
during July.
fiThe game of ball -between the
Colliers, ot Rapids City, and Remingtons,
of Davenport, yesterday, was a draw game,
each scoring 1 3 runs.
BThe resignation of J. W. Morey,
chief of the fire department, is probably
the result ot the negligence of the council's
tire committee. Mr. Morey doea not wish
to shoulder the responsibility of goiog to
another fire with a worthless engine, and
bear the censure and curses of an infuri
ated mob of imbeciles who know not where
the blame belongs.
JEA man giving the name of Joseph
Desett, was arrested by Officer Teller, for
wandering aimlessly around town in a sus
picious manner, about 2 o'clock this morn
ing. He was taken before Magistrate
Swander, and there being no further evi
dence against him, was discharged upon
payment of costs. He acted very ner
vously and appeared in a great hurry to
get out of the office, so much so, that the
sufpicions of Officers ' Olson and Teller
were aroused, and they watched him take a
circuitous route and start east on the rail
road as fast as he could walk, when they
gave chase, overtook, and again lodged him
in the calaboose. He answers the descrip
tion of the tramp who did such bloody
work in Knox county, last Sunday; in
some respects very accurately, He had
on Btriped pants, is dark complected, and
has an old brown coat in bis satchell. He
can hardly be the man, however, for Mr.
Gault says he took eupper at his bouse
Sunday eight, bat his appearance is sus
picious. 2X&gistrate Swander's Court.
Andrew Engstrom was arrested toy
Officer Corney for being drunk. Fined $5
and costs, which was paid.
John Olson, arrested by Officer Wells
for being drunk and begging. Fined $5
and cost. No money. Sent to the cala
boose. - ,
Herman Peterson was arrested, this
morning, upon a warrant issued on com
plaint of Andrew Johnson, June Sotb,
charged with having pushed Willie, soa of
Andrew Johnson, into a street fire, aroand
which Willie and other children were play
ing. Tbe evidence wan clear that he bad
been passing along on the opposite side ol
the street in a drunken - condition, and
walked deliberate!? across and Bushed the
boy into the, fire, laughing and remarking
"You're gone ud now." Magistrate Swan
der fined him $10 and costs, for the pay-,
ment of which he gave an order on Keator
& Son. He charged the court and re
porters not to put his name in the papers.
He made the item himself, and cannot
expect his name to be withheld.
' Koline to the Front.
Moline seems determined to have the
lions share of the spoils the coming fall,
and already numerous patriots are in the
field ready to serve their sufferinz country.
For instance. Commodore Morris would
not object to being coroner. H. O. Whip
ple could be persuaded to accept the coun
ty clerkship, as could J. O. Anthony and
a dozen others, A. F. Swander, Esq., is
mentioned for county judge, so also is W.
J. Entrikin. D O. Reid might be coaxe 1
into the county treajarership, or if he de
clined then II. F. Thomas would take it,
or hut it would take up too much space
to enumerate the entire number of self-
sacrificing mortals in this community. If
put together the names would make a good
sized city directory. Alas, however.for the
uncertainties of politics.
ME21CAL.
enn BSWAES will be paid for a bottle
C&tJUU ct any other Extiact or Essence
Ginger if fonnd to eqnal in fine flavor, parity, and
prompt medicinal effect Sanford's Jamaica Ginger.
Samples free at all Druggists and Grocers.
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JArMIGi
Is prepared from the true Jamaica Ginger, com
bined with choice aromatics and genuine French
Brandy, and is vastly superior to every other Ex
tract or Essence of Ginger before the public, all of
whieh are prepared with alcohol by the old process.
It instantly relieves
Diseases of the Bowels,
Cholera, Cholera Morhut, Cramp$ and
Pabix. Chronic Diarrhoea, Dysentery
and Cholera Infunsum, Diarrhoea
in Teething, and all Sum
mer Complaints,
Diseases of the Stomach,
Dyspepsia. Flatulen-y, Sluggish Diges
tion, Mant of Tone and Activity in
the Stomach and Bowels, Oppres
sion after Eating. Rising of
Food, and Similar "
Ailments.
Chills and Fevers.
Colds and ChiUs, Feverish Symptoms.
Rains in the Roves, Catarrhal iSymp
toms, Rheumatic and Neuralgic
Symptoms, Soreness - and
Rains in the Muscles and
Joints.
Elegantly flavored, purely medicinal, it shonld be
In every family, on board every ship, and the con
stant companion of every traveller. It utterly sur
passes all the common ho isehold remedies in the
cure of ailments of sudden and often fatal termina
tion. Ask for Sanforo's Jamaica Ginoir, the
only genuine preparation of Jamaica C!nger,Choice
Aromatics and French Brandy.
Sold by all Wholesale and Retail Druggists, Gro
cers, and Dealers in Medicine. Price 50 cmts,
Dealers should purchase original packages ot one
dozen to obtain the trial bottles for free distribu
tion. WEEKS & POTTER, General Agents and
Wholesale Druggists, Boston.
COLLINS'
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VOLTAIC
PLASTERS
For Local Pains, Lameneis, Soreness, Weakness,
Numbness and Inflammation of the Lungs, Liver,
Kidneys, Spleen. Bowels, Bladder. Heart and
Muscles, are eqnal to sn army of doctors, and
acres of plants and shrubs Even In Paralysis,
Epilepsy, or Fits, and Nervous and Involuntary
Muscnlar Action, this Plaster, by Rallying the
Nervous Forces, has effected Cures when every
other known remedy has failed.
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
Price 25 Cents.
Sent on receipt of price, 25 cents for One, f 1.85
for Six, or fa 85 for Twelve to any part of the Uni -ted
Statas and Canadas, by WEEKS fc POTTER,
Proprietors, Boston.
Show Cases,
SE30W GASES.
ALL STYLES.
CHEAPEST
PLAGE
In the City. Send for Price List.
J. E. BERRY, Prop.,
90 State Street,
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.
EOBEET G. LUTKE,
(S aceessors to J, R. ZEIGLKS.
Manufacturers ot
METAL & WOOD
ShU vV CASES!
; i OV ALL DE8CRIPTION3.
ll HamUtoa Street, ' PEOPIA, IIX
Correspondence solicited and orders prompt!
Blied. , . -j, ,y -, ROBERT G.XUTKjS.
RD'S
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Estatlisliea Oct. 18, 1851
MANUPACTUEEEi
manupactuhees of
POINTED,
POLISHED
AND
FINISHED
Horse Shoe Nails
RECOMMENDED BY OVER
20,000 HORSK SHOERS
All Nails are made ot the bett
NORWAY IRON.
and Warranted perfect and ready for driving.
Orders filled
promptly and at tha lowest
rates by
GLOBE NAIL C0MT
BOSTON.
LlND.HAGERTY&Uu.
PRACTICAL
Millwrights I
Contractors & Builders
Of all descriptions of
Mill Machinery.
Draeats and Specifications for Flooring Mills
Saw Mills, Distilleries and Gram Elevators trade
ont on short notice. Are prepared to take con
tracts for building and machine ry, and give pe .-son-al
attention to a., he details of construction. Re
pairs of all kinds .omptly attended to whether or
dered by mail or in person.
At the old stand of H Brooks, (new No.,) 555 No
16 8. Washington street, PEORIA, ILL
AiM-.. Lork -Rx .Aft
JAMAICA SINQES.
BEWAEE OP WOSTHLESS IMITA
TIONS AND COUNTIltf EITS.
IBOWN'S
ESSENCE OP
PRIPARKn ONLY BT
Frederick Brown
PHILADELPHIA , PA.
THIS RELIABLE PREPARATION, one of te
oldest of American Pharmaceutical Products, still
maintains its enviable reputation, and finds a
(teadily increasing sale without advertising, and
in spite of piracy.
Iu high reputation has tempted the cupidity of
parties, whose only excuse for their unfair simula
tions, exists in the great popularity of the original,
and accidental similaritv of their names.
BROWN'S ESSENCE OF JAMAICA GINGER
is protected by the private Proprietary Stamp of
the manufacturer, which is incorporated with the
steel plate engraving,
The attention of Druggists and the trade generally,
U called to the Price List of
SN'SLISH A FRENCH
MEDICINES AND PHARMACEUTICAL
PREPARATIONS,
Which will be mailed on application.
FREDERICK BR0WIT,
Established 1832.1
IMPORTING, MANUFACTURING AND DIS
PENSING CHEMIST,
North last Corner Fifth anil Chestnut Street
PHILADELPHIA, PA.
Brown's GINGER will be fonnd Invaluable In aft
eases of Cramp or other disorders caused by chancre
of water or bad water, and a few drops used reeu
"ry byJtrtveler? wlU nJ1rwBa a Preventive,
snd ward ofT such attacks. To the ags d and those
recovering front illness, a nnall quantity with a
Jttle sweetened water will be found to give strength
and refreshment: the Ginger baying no reaction, -which
is the great objection to the nse ol alcoholic
stimulants. Producing alt the good effects of a
Mustard Plaster, (without the possibility of blister
lng the skin.) iu application on flannel is most eta
cc'0n And in the case of persons predisposed
to Rheumatism and Goaty Affections, it la of rreat
service. (used tomb with.)
tVBeware ot Connterfelts.
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