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TIIE KOCK ISLAND AHGUS. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, IS8S.
L I F - K LONDON AND PARIS. CURIOSITIES OF SHOPPING IN THE TWO CAPITALS. ExLfcf Uh nd French Saleswomen Kd Sand In the Roadway Folitenesa Carried to an Extreme Competition In TradeAn Bon Mart-he Employes. If One were to judge of the physique of En glish women from the specimens he sees in the shops, behind the counters, he would set them down for a very tall race, but if he in quires into the subject be will find tbat these women are selected for their very height the taller their figure the higher their salary, Tery often. A stranger with an observing eye will also notice that English and French saleswomen, or salesladies, as thev are calied In w York, dress in black while on duty. This, however, is not a mere caprice on the purtof the women; in most shops it is com pulsory. The shopkeepers believe that shop women look neater and better in black than in colors, and so all of them wear black. The gowns may be of any material, but the color must be uniformly black. Nor are they al lowed to wear showy trimmings; and as for Jewelry, either real or imitation, it is out of the question! In some shops thoy , or, rather, t rl ifiTist, wear a simple, plain linen collar and linen cutis. This is the case at Whitely's, the largest shop iu London, and some say even larger than the world famous Bon Marche of Paris. A close looker on, with an eye to detail, will al notice that red sand is placed in the roadway in front of the main entrance to the largest and most fashionable London shop. There are two or three reasons for this: First, it serves to show where drivers of carriages should "pull np second, in start ing tne horses it prevents them from slipping n the smooth wooden pavement; third, the - sand Is a strong contrast in color to the diirk wooden pavement, and being placed wllh nice earn on tlm rnnHn-nv in nhlnntr 'J!?, about ten feet by Ave, it gives the f rout ornamental appearance. Th Politeness in the extreme. tan . w sucu treat conipeiuion id tne re- ... . . . -, . . .i . Dm to Lo'ulon anJ "ari tliat daalert d t .tUeu" 'ita 'ends to attract custom P it. , The attendants carry polite m n A 1'remet and their manners, to J-4t -- ".chii. seem almost obsequious. If you hand them anything thoy will of course thank you, as they should, but if they hand you an article or some change, for instance, they will also thank you for taking it. If a dealer sends vou a receipt it will be usually signed "Received pavment, with best thanks." This custom has also found its way among New ork tradesmen of late years It is no news that conductors and tickets eiamuiers on Kreueh and English railways will invariably add ''please"' in asking for your tickets, and just as invariably will they audibly "thank"' you when you pass the r 1 ticket over. But more than this every c&b- man in London will thank you when receiv- fing his fare, and so will every omnibus con X i doctor when you hand him a penny or even a half penny (one cent) for a ride. No mat ter how illiterate the conductor, just as he calls out, "Benk.benk.benk'' (English, bank) when plying for passengers, in the same tone and style will he thank yon for a half penny fare. You will And gentlemen among Pullman car conductors in "the States," but who ever heard a New York street car con ductor utter a thank you when receiving a (are! "Wbv you would wonder what was the matter with the man. Bpenkiug of competition in trade, there is one large house in Liverpool, Lewis', cor responding with Macy's in New York, where you can have your watch "thoroughly cleaned for one shilling (twenty-five cents), and if you make ever so small a purchase, even a peDnv cake of honey stp, you may have vour boot- cleaned at Lewis1 without charge. AV BOS KABCHE. But this ida is probably carried out to greater extent in Paris than in any other city In the world. At the universally known Bon Marche the husband may play billiards down stairs while his wife is making purchases on the floor above. Both of them may indulge in a light lunch, wine included, without cost, smd iu the center of the building there is a beautifully appointed, high studded salon, twenty by fifty feet, which is called the read ing and writing room. Here the customer will find writing materials, a library of standard honks and a supply of periodical literature frum ail countries. All this, ntind you, is free. The walls of this salon are decorated with fine modern French paintings, and at one end of the room, on a high pedes tal, stands a marble bust of Aristide Bouci caut, the founder of this great house. The store covers a great deal of ground, fronts several streets and rises to a height of several stori. but in your wanderings over the estahlihuK'nt you need not be burdened with wras or umbrellas. At any entrance you may leave th-in and get a metal check for the same, of course without charge. The vast stables of the Bon Marcho are considered one of the sights of Paris. They are shown to visitors daily at 8 p. m. The hotel or boarding house where the employes live, and where they have every comfort, is also well worth a visit if one has the time. Verily Au Bon Marche is great and all the employes share in the profits, Cor. Home Journal. Candy Making ia Chicago. "See, this girl is dipping violet creams," said the dealer, pausing before a dark haired Italian lass, who was deftly lifting halved walnut meat) with a long handled fork and dipping them into a lavender tinted decoc tion. ''Violets have been utilized as a flavor but a short tune in tins country," he con tinued. "The flavor is in great demand. So are the crystalliwd violets, and they are now supplied in such quantities tbat the price is dropping considerably. Sugared rose leaves do not find the sale that violets do. "This is the way all tine goods are fin ished, " said he, pointing to some shallow pans iu which were crwun almonds and other fine candies. "After they are made they are laid in clear syrup for tm or twelve hours. That gives them sparkle. Pistes-he mits are Oneot the most expensive commodities of the confectionrs line. Tbry come from Spain. We have to have the bpst and purest of everything, or we can't turn out first class goods. Confectioners' sugar itself is the purest known and most free from muriatic acid and tin. See, it is very coarse," and be took up a handful from a convenient barrel. When it sparkles like this you can depend upon its purity, and the more It sparkles the purer it is. A good many kinds of small, hard candies have been introduced, owing to the fashion of carrying bonboniere boxes. They are called 'dew drops,' 'church drops,' 'infant's tears,' and other appropriate names. This sort of confectioner)' goes to church and to the theatre. It's a solace dur ing a bad piecp or a dull sermon. The candy of the future, however, is the cream bonbon. It has supplanted all other kinds already. Something new is made in It every day. There's a fortune in making something new. A few years ago a i'hil&delpuia woman mixed up a batch of black walnut molasses candy. It went like wildfire. She pot rich out of her black walnut taffy." Chicago Herald. THREE ENGLISH DIALECTS. What Slight llnve Iteen Inflaennm Which Modify Our Ijuigimce, In a recently puMishd work, Rev. Dr. Skente, author of the only etymological dic tionary of the English language that has any permanent scientific value, declares that the whole character of the language now spoken in England and North America might have tu changed if Ijoodon had been founded north instead of south of the Thames. The statement will not seem so strange when we recall the fact that London was the center of "literary English" during the form ative period of what mav he called the modern lanpruaxe. Beforo the bezinnimr of that period, the dialect spoken north ot the inanios, and now divided bv students of English into "Northern" and "Midland," dif fered wfdelv from the dialect of southern England a dialect which became "literary English" evn (Wore King Alfred's time. It is now generally known as "Anglo-Saxon," ana who tne exception of a few fragments. glosses and inscriptions, the entire remains of English literatim up to the time of the Norman conquest are written in it. These three dialects of siioken English have been greatly multiplied uihw the English stock has been scattered over the world, and in spite of printing una rules of prouuncia tion this multiplication must go on. The laws of languages, so far as thiy have been observed, seem to make it impossible that the same language should be spoken in our terri tory of Alaska and in the English jirovincesof Australia. From Alaska to the tropics, from t ha tmnlos to the South Pole, written Eug- bsfc is the same language, but the real lan- fnwtm ia t.hft snoken sound, not tne wi symbol. Subjected to different influences of ,u .r.H .iimfite. the language adapts it self to them. The same written English word will convey the idea to the brain oi the Englishman in Calcutta tbat It does to the American in Sitka, but ii our colonyjn Bftfca becomes a permanent American settle ment, and Calcutta remains under English control Ion? enough to develop an English stock native to India through a dozen gener ations, the written symbol will stand for widely different sownts. This is a probabil ity so strong that it may almost be stated without qualification. The difference between the language as It is pronounced bv educated men in Loudon. New York and New Orleans is already so plain as to enable the Londoner, the,. New Yorker and the native of New Orleans to de tect each other at once something that could not he prevented by any amount of study they might mutually devote to the same dictionary rules. St. Louis Republic. A Sleepy English Village, I asked the young man the population of the parish. He told me 7,000. And how many newspapers had they Not one, "Not oner I echoed in amazement; "why, in one of our American towns of this size thev would have four, and one of them would be a daily." "1 know it," he replied, "but old England isnx America, don't yon see? We used to have a weekly newspaper here, but it died years ago, and now su'b of us as care to read the news aud there arent many have to depend upon the paier in Peterbor ough, eleven miles away. We have a little printing office hero, managed bv our Mil Croft, the stationer, where we can get cards and small handbills, but that is all." "Then you don't advertiser1 "No how can we'f But suppose you had some 'bargains' yon wanted to get beforo the people how would you do it?' "Why, we'd have to send around the town crier with his bell!"' The town crier, by the way, I found, is quite an important personage in Whittlesea. lie is an old man named Smith, born there "down iu you lane, sir, iiine-nnd-sirty vears ago, and sound and 'eurty yet, as you may see." These were his own words, in an inter view I had with him on the street. Every Thursday they told mo be dons his robe of office, takes his great bell, and marches through the town. " Lar ye! 'ear ye!" he cries and then goes on to announce the "losts and founds," cattle fur sale, houses to rent, and the like. Thursday is the regular cry day, but he can be induced for a shilling or two to make the rounds at any time. Smith is also the beadle and the grave digger, and I found him an encyclopedia of information concerning the hundre-ls o people he has laid away in the churchyard during his long ser vice. Williata T. f insley in Lyons Republi can. The Doctor and His Patient. A young man, conceiving what he consid ered a brilliant idea, visited a number of physicuins. To them he stated that he had a pain iu his back and sorene-s of the muscles. They all prescribed for muscular rheuma tism. The young man thru drew the re markable conclusion that physicians knew little of the healing art, and that people practically threw their money away when they employed them. Such reasoning would have been in keeping with the general belief extant before the Christian era, but at the present dav it is simply evidence that intelli gence is n"t thoroughly diffused. Physicians, in determining disease, unless it is a superfi cial character as, for instance, measles and the distinctive signs are visible to the eye or distinguishable by touch, must depend much upou the symtoms presented. Now, symptoms are divided into two classes, objective and subjective. Objective symptoms are those which the physician ob serves for nimsetr, wmie the subjeetivi symptoms are those which relate to the sen sations or feelings or tne patient, and which, consequently, the physician can appreciate only through the patient s description of the co. If a man tells bis doctor that he has a pain and soreness fn a certain part of the body, he must be believed, unless there ap pears to tho physician signs which lead him to doubt the patient s statement. Vm are simulated for the attainment of certain ends. In the enny and navy during war times malingers were common. Those people who suffer from accidents for which respon able parses are liable are singularly apt to feign it juries or erzagfrerate those which they have received. At all times malingering is common among convicts. Boston uerald. Exactm in Commercial Statistics. Nowhere in the world, I suppose, are com mercial statistics kept so closely as thoy are by what you people call the French steam ship line the "Commgnie (Jeneralo Trans- atlantique," Every time the screw turns round between Hiivre and New York it recorded, every ton of coal burned, every day's work of every man. every expense of the passenger service, every detail of the freight ail are known down to the nicest certainty in the general office of the corn puny. So there I have been shown the measure exhibiting how far one turn of the screw will push forward the Champagne on her way across the sea, and next it on a plat ter the exact amount of coal which must be burned in order to turn the propeller around once. It has been calculated how much each kilometer nf ocean travel ought to cost and what it ought to produce. Indeed, there is nothing, down to the amount of rope and painting and tar, wnieh the company cannot calculate to the utmost nicetj in its office and the law of averages always brings their calculations out correct. Chicago News. The Cnrions Manlttee Fish. The manistee is a fish of the size of the sturgeon, found only in the Manistee river, in Florida. It ii sightless, but acute of hearing, so that it can discern the approach of an enemy at a distance of a mile or more and seek safety iu the reeds or shoals along the banks. It is speared by the negroes, by whom it is highly prized as fond, and occasionally to be round in tne markets of ?ew Orleans and Mobile, but is seldom found in this local ity. The flih is coarse and much resembles beef, though retaining the fishy flavor. Scientists have never been able to discover the origin of the fi-h, but incline to the belief that it rises from some subterranean stream or lake and ha increased and multiplied in the Manistee river, but, owing to its lack of sight, it has not been iihio to make its way into other bodies of water, where it might be propagated. i. nicago Journal. The Horwhne Superstition. The American rotes and Queries has long paper in its last issue whih discusses the superstition of the horseshoe. It says; 'The belief iu the horseshoe attained its greatest diffusion at the end of tho last cen tury and the beginning of this. Aubrey, in his MiseeHarjieV tells us that in his time most bouses in the west end of London bad a horseshoe nailed over the threshold. In 1S18 Sir Henry Ellis counted seventeen horseshoes In Monmouth street, but in !t41 onlv five or nx remained. Lord Nelson nailed a horse shoe to the mast of the Victory, and 'Lucky Dr. James attributed The success of his fever powders to the finding of a horseshoe, which symbol he adopted as a crest for his car nage. 'The Lpoch. Ho Saw by the Tapers. I see bv the papers," said JJomus to Saober, "that your daughter is not prepared to re ceived her gentlemen friends this eveninfff' "By the papers;'" bowled Sauber. What right have th papers to" "I mean the curl papers," hastily ex claimed Momus, incliuing Clfc head toward a young lady whose front hair was twisted up in numerous small pieces of pnper. And Momus was married, and an old friend of the family, he waa not ejerfcxl. Norristown Herald. The Way to Be Happy. There was a married mau and his wifo waa the head of the house bold. lie had a friend who was in the same case, only his friend was ap parently happy and comfortable, while he was just the reverse. Me nad iun? studied this peculiar difference between them, and he finally mustered up courage to go to bis friend and ask him. "What u the way to be h happy," be asked, "wben you are under a j woman's thumb;7 "Don i squirm. Ban Francisco Chronicle. What thi Mattnr Was. "Why, John, what is the matter with babyf she said, an she came hastily into tha house, "He w crying bitterly." "Yes," replied the old man, as he handed the infant over, "he is evidently thinking of what tho governor of North Carolina said to the governor of South ' '-Carolina." The Epoch. An Appropriate Selection. The Bazar is informed of tho very appro priate selection of an organist at a recant church wedding. As soon as the happy pair had been pronounced man and wife, the or ganist played, "She never will be miaa-ed. Bhe never wuM be misled-" Harper's Bazar. To be the friend of a sovereign one must be without passion, without ambition, with out sellishness Toreseeing and clearseeing in short, not a man. Carmen bylva. L Aithoueh tt is dangerous to have too much knowledge of certain subjects, it is still more dangerous to be totally ignorant ox them. CATCHING WILD HOUSES. AN EXCITING OCCUPATION ONCE ON THE PLAINS. FOLLOWED A Lone Rare In Which Drains Win the Virtnry The Patriarch of the Rand Out witted ut Last The Captives Driven Into the Corral. Usually the occupation of capturing the untamed steeds was followed by three men working together They used four or five hardy, fleet, well trained horses. When the section of the country the wild animals fre quented was reached, the first thing was to Sjlect a suitable location, at the entrance of a ravine, generally, for a corral This the catchers knew how to construct, using great quantities of rope, veryspeedily. Then near this corral, on the most sightly eminence, One mau stationed himself. A distance be yond it, on the apparently most natural run way, another man with one of the fleetest of the saddle horses takes his station. The wcrk of tho most skilled man of tlie three then begins. Mounted upon the picked horse of the lot, with a pair of field glasses, n water bag, and a supply of food, he swincB away in tho earliest oawn on an easy lope. It roav bo ten or twenty miles before his keen eyes, aided by the glasses with which he sweeps the broad expanse of rolling plain, detect a grazing bnd of horses. He ap proaches them by the easiest course which will permit concealment as long as possible, and then, within a few hundred yards, he dashes into sight and the sport is begun. The affrighted animals stand for an in stant, tho morning breeze fanning their lux uriant manes and tails. They snort in alarm. turn and trot off, at first, and then, as it is apparent this strange creature is pursuing, break into a run. It now that the race is to both the swift and the enduring. The trained horse, on which the man is astride. knows his part of the work and he does it in telligently. With head well down, swinging out on a long, swift lone, he follows the flee ing bund. They run madly, becoming more and more affrighted as they perceive that thev are indeed pursued. 1 he first wild burst of speed carries them far in advance, but not out of sight. Ky dexterous engineering the rider and horse behind shorten the dis tance as much as possible. The baud ahead are to be kept on the move. Mile after mile is rapidly covered. The sun comes up hot and scorching in the cloud less sky. liut there Is no stop for a restful graze, nor opportumtv for a drink from chance stream. The fright of the wild horses has grown into veritable terror. They throw bits of foam from their mouths. They are worried, half crazed by this merciless, con tinuous, unrelenting pursuit. But the man behind has rested his horse at every oppor tunity. Whenever there was a chance, his faithful animal has been given a nibble at the succulent grass and had a snp from a spring or little stream. Hidden though he is, the tough and experienced plains pony is fresher than the fleeing equines ahead. They now show signs of the greatest perturbation. Their stomachs are empty, their wind is blown, their tongues are drv. But f ar makes them half unconscious of these suffer ings, although they are gradually wearing under them. Atleogth, when they have gone forty or fifty or perhaps sixty miles, the pa triarch begins to run in au eccentric way. He is not as sure of his course as he was. He wheels and turns and then goes ahel again, but with uncertaintv. They drop oat of sight for a moment be hind a ridge. The stallion, his nostrils dilat ed and quivering and his eyes flashing, makes a sudden run. and in another moment, with his band of faithful spouses, be is galloping back over the track he has come. Now is the race in earnest and to the bitter end. The nervy, gamy, swift horse behind knows that his energies have been saved for the task that is yet before him. As he feels the spur he springs ahead with the racing blood aflame iu bis veins. It is a terrific chase. New terror at this extraordinary, this un locked for denouement of what the fleeing animals ahead had thought in their brute in stinct was a successful ruse to throw the pur- off the track, gives them dtperate strength, too; but they are worn and fretted and starved and burning with thirst. Thoy run for their lives. Nearer, mile after mile, they apprach the starting place. The sun is ablaze after noonday, but still the hot race goes on. The man leu beiiinil on tne eminence is sweeping the plains with his powerful glasses. He has watched an hour, perhaps two, or even three. At last his range of vision be comes centered upon something away in the distance, lie trains the glasses intently until at last he can see behind the running ani mals a solitary horse, ar.d that horse has a rider. He is in the saddle with a bound, calls to another horse grazing near, and away they fly towards this approaching cav alcade. He runs the horses as swiftly as he can, and ct length spies plainly, pcrh.ipn two or three miles away, t:ie neeiug b;inoh, and behind them in hot chase the gnllaut horse and rider. A signal teils him be too has been seen, and then, seizing the topographi cal features of the intervening space, he skulks swiftly behiud the ridges and eleva tions to cross the course. The trick is well done, and while the wary bnt still dauntlsss staiiion and his following mores sweep around tue base of an elevation the tired. gamy pony and the two fresh horses and men meet. As quickly lis saddles can be trans ferred the gallant h irse that has made a run of seventy-five, eighty-five, or possibly ninety miles is free and rolling o;i the grass, and the iron muscled man who bestrode him is on another fleet and fresh horse and again hot after tiie quarry. Now follows the most skilil-.U maneuvering. Th a terrorized band cannot run much farther. Th?y have, almost exhausted even their well nifcb tireless vitality. They again become confused and resort to their lass device. Their straightaway tactics are deserted and tliey commence running in a circle. At first it is two miles in diameter. Tne pursue; makes his circle in a little less space. The diameter reduces to a mile. Gradually this grows less. The poor, panting, exhausted creatures stagger around, determined to die in what they think is their only means of escape. They have entirely lost their reason, if such it might ba called. Narrower and narrower becomes their course, until at last, with the sun sinking low in the west, they stand, panting, weaving luck and forth, con quered for the time. They may have rua 1U0 miles. Tne three meu close m on taem and skillfully drive them toward the corraL Among them and in their leid novr has couw strange saddleless horse; but iheyaro too bewildered to know it. This hor&e slowly marks the course guided by the men driving, aud at last leads the prisoners withiu the half concoulad sccluolou. Coioiv.au cor. Chicago Tribune. The Boot of the Trouble. M Robert" said tbe father sternly, "don't let me ever hear of your going to the closet again for calie. "it wasur my tauit, pa." 'Not your fault-"' "No; if ma hadn't told too you wouldn't have heard of it." TJtica Observer. It is amusing to see people with their face drawn as if they had swallowed a feather and it was tickling their lunge and they would be happy if they eould only sneeze. Now, there is no need of "making faces." A bottle of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup will draw your face back into a smile. A Woman's Diwoverj. "Another wonderful discovery has been made, and that, too, by a lady in this country. Disease, fastened its clutches upoa her and Mr seven years she withstood iUseverests testa, but her vital organs were undermined and death seemed imminent. For three months she coughed incessantly and could not sleep. She bought of us a bottle of Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption and was so much relieved on taking the hrst dose tbat she slept all night, and with one bottle has been miraculously cured. Her name is Mrs. Luther Lutz. Thus write W, C. Hamrick & Co., of Shelby, N. C Get a free bottle at Hartz & Bahnsen's drug store. THE VERDICT UNANIMOUS. W. D. Salt, druggist, Bippus, Ind. testifies: '1 can recommend Electric Bitters as the very best remedy. Every bottle sold has given relief in every case. One man took six bottles, and was cured of rheumatism of ten years' standing. Abraham Hare, drucgiat. Bell vi lie, Ohio, affirms: "The best selling medicine I have ever handled in my twenty years experience, is Juectne Bitters. Thous ands of others haye added their testimo ny, so tbat the verdict is unanimous that Electric Bitters do cure all diseases of the liver, kidneys or blood. Only a half a dollar bottle at Hartz & Bahnsen's drug store. CHANGE. . When first we parted. The barren fields lay hare beneath the sun. And crimson leaves dropped downward one bv one: The heart of nature bled, that now was done Her labor sweet. Her pulses beat Slowly as tear drops fall from aged eyes, For all the poor dead blossoms at her feet No more would rue: - Tet gray clouds held for us a rosy dye: Love smiled through pain on love in that good-by. When next we met, The summer fields were green with hopes warm tints. The waves were shining with the golden dints That sunbeams make, when on foam crests each glints In showered pold: And wide unrolled The carpet, flower decked, by nature spread. And silver arrows held with azure thread Glanced o'er the sea: But all was gray aud cold, fan love was dead. Ana sprint; a t rosea waste to you ana me. Ruth Kainay in New Orleans Times-Democrat. Girls and the Violin. The world will bear something of woman in art before tho Tweutieth century comes in. have leen listening to a singular con cert, improvised by the damsels who car ried off the prizes for violin playing this au tumn at the Couseivatoire. There were eight of tbera. The flower of the flock was a chit of fifteen. Paganini never had a more accompulished disciple, She looks mere guimu. All of them acquitted themselves brilliantly. Is it not curious that girls were so long in fiuding out how well the violin suits them If they have talent and good figures, they are, as violinists, simply invsistibUi. The outline of the bust, when the fiddle is against the shoulder, is given its fullest value; the forearm emerges from a nest of lace, the head gracefully bends down towards the instrument, and, if the frock is not very long, the feet, which of course are in neat shoes and stockings, are well in view. Tne drawbacks are that the violin wants an accompaniment and that girlish beauty is fleeting. Very ripe beauty does not go so well with the instrument. But skill and soul iu the playing will make amends. English Journalist. Dyspepsia Makes the lives of many people misera ble and often leads to self-destruction. We know of no remedy for dyspepsia more successful than Hood a oarBapanlla. It acts eently, yet surely and efficiently, tones the stomach sod other organs, re moves the faint feeling, creates a pood appetite, cures headache, and refreshes the burdened mind. Give Hood's Sarsa- prilla a fair trial. It will do you good. merest yourself in life insurance. You will find the renewable term policy of the Provi dent Savings Life Assurance society of New York to be the best, the cheapest and the fairest. Avoids the unnecessa riiy high cost of level premiums and the uncertainty and insecurity of assessment inuiance. Net cost for lO.iHHl for yenr 1887. Aire 25. $107.00; aee 35, $121 0 ae 4l. $169.00; ai?e 50. $199 80. LlEBERKNECHT & OLMSTEaD, Local Acents, No. 1712 Second ave.. Rock Island. In the pursuit of the gooi thinss of his world we anticipate too much; we eat out the heart and sweetness of world ly pleasures by delightful forethought of llirm. The results obtained from the use of Dr. Jones' Red Clover Tonic far exceed all claims. It cures dyspepsia, and all stomach, liver, kidney and bladdt-r troubles. It ia a perfect tonic, appetizer, blood purifier, a sure cure for ague and malarial diseases. Price, 50 cents, of druggists. About seven hundred tons of silver dollars are now stored in the new vaults of the treasury department, tit Washing- ton. Who of us are without trouble be tbjy small or large? The blessincrs of health are best appreciated when we are pich and in pain. A hacking cough, a wvi-rk cold, or any throat or inns disease are very troublesome; but all ot these may tie quickly and permanently cured by Or. Bieelow's Cure. Safe and pleasant for children . Price 50 cents. An epidemic of suicides has broken out in Paris. At least ten attempts at eiNmurder are reported every day. Syrup oi fit Is nature's own true laxative. It is the most easily taken, and the most effective remedy known to cleanse the system when bilious or costive; to dispel head aches, colds and fevers; to cure habitual constipation, indicestioo, piles, etc. Manufactured only by the California Fig Syrup Company, San Francisco, Cai, Hartz & Babnaen, agents. Rock Island, 111. It is reported that much of the cod liver oil of Russia is adulterated with liquid parnflne, in some cases as much as 50 per cent. The Far faction Of ttie ai;e in tbe medical line is the liquid fruit remedy, Syrup of Figs, man ufactured only by the California Fie Syrup company, San Francisco, Califor nia. It is agreeable to tbe tasto, accepta ble to the stomach, harmless in its na ture, painless yet prompt and thorough in its action. Hartz & Bah n sen, A cents CURES Headache, Toothache, Earache. NEURALGIA. SORE THROAT, Catarrh. Croup, Frost Bites, Sore Nipples, Caked Breasts, Lame Back, RHEUMATISM Sprains, Bruises, Cuts, Bums, Old Sores, c. Sold by Druggists. 50c. and 11.00. HAMLIN'S BLOOD AND LIVE PILLS. Btsl in (he World. Try Thm. 25c SQNO BOOK MAILED FREE. AddrM. WIZARD OIL CO., "MAY 60D BLESS YOU." A Boston Paper-Hanger's Trouble and How he Got Out of It Plain Words from the Sunny South When we are In trouble we cry for help. When we are relieved we often forget to be thankful. Bat not always. Mr. W. W. Orlffln of Trout creek. 8t. Clair Jo.. Ala., writ: "I bad a bad attack of chills ami rever: my eyntem was rail or malaria. Pot two years I waa scarcely able to work at all. Some tloiex my heart would palpitate for two honreat a time: my lee wontd get cold to the kneea, and I fully expected lodi-. In Septrmber. 1861, 1 bought a bottle of Shaker Rxtract or Roots orSeieel'e Curative Srruoof Tour airent. K M. Kin , and before I had taken the flint bottle I Mt better, and in a short time wat able to go to work May Gni Dress you for the Rood you have done Mr. Wm. J. McOrirm.fW Randall atreet. Boston, wiitea: "six months aim I began to throw up my Tooa aTier eating, i innuimi I wa pomp into con stomach and sides. 1 (rot little nleep and woke all tired ont. I once lost five pounds in four dvs. I befran using Shaker Extract of Hoots, orBe'ieePs BvniD, and when I had ttnixhed the sixth bottle 1 could eat three pqiiare meals a day, and po to sleep tne minute l ruc tne rea. I am a paper banger by trade, and have worked every day since I took the second bottle, and pained eighteen nonnd. I ought to be thankful ami I am." This remedy opens all the natu al passages of the body, expels tne notxon from the aloud and en ables nature to rebuild what disease has de stroyed. HDtker Extract ot Roots, or Relgel's Syrup, to sold by all dnunrists. or send to the proprietor, A. J . White. 54 Warren street New York. CHICAGO VUSICAL 8KMTNARY. B Loomii St., establiihd lRTHf; tne tamest sad most com plete music school in the northwest: furnace hast and gas throughout the tiHIre building; music and all the fine arts. By their new and easy method of musical rnstructton, pupils, young or old, are taught, to perform on piano, banjo, harp ot ffultar in go lesrans what reqntres yesr by the oldmethod; pnpiSs wishing to attend from dis tance will flod all the comfort of a borne at tbe seminary; room with board reasonable : send for new catalogue. J. H, MACUOSALU. june'A-dSm president. J. W. ROSS, ARCHITECT! Strperintendent of Buildings, uTaNn mi. New Advertisements. The Toy the Child Likes Best IB Tttrr "ANCHOU" M Bd&g Slocks. BeslBtons. Three Colon. A Clevkr Pkbskt tor child ren of all WfM- For $1.75, or $i00 ft good average bos. I Vcn 11 CaUlofn sent pott-free un application to F. Ad. Richter & Co., 310 BROADWAY, NEW YORK. IXTELLitffcNCE COLUMN. FOR RENT FURNISHED OR CN ftirolshcd room; enqnire at C. C. Taylor's store. ia-n eitfht BUG lbs retail pri $35; other sizes in proportion. A rare Chance and permanent business. Tnesesaftt meat a demand nevn before supplied by other safe companies, as we are not governed by ibe Safe root. Aiji-i-N, BAtfc ro.. Cincinnati. Oblo AGENTS WANTED FOR THE UNI vercal Oil Heater and Burner. The house keeper' delight. Cooko a meal r beat a room I at a cot of Scent per honr. Nothing like it ever 1 invented. Agcnta are maning mie money, sein af sight. Address UNIVERSAL MFG. CO. ot aiartet street, umcago, in. A GENTS WANTED FOR A WATCH CInb A 850 Gold Watch for 'J5. in payments of er week, wan tea an agt-nx at once in Rock Mmd. 1 will pay $140cab ch and make tbe agent a present of a (iold Wtch. Addre-s , for lull particular, i". n. oiuwumvi, ri waoasoAve-ne, vaicagu. Wk WISH TO EMPLOY A REL1A- blemsnln yonr county; no experience re ouireu: permanent position for three vears: sal ary increased every year; lipht, easy, genteel busine; money advanc-d for salary, advertising etc. Largest manufacturers in our line Enclose -cent. No uoslals. Centennial M'I'k Co., Cin- clnnaii, O. 17-dlm BUSINESS CABDS. J. M.BEAKDSI EV, TTOPNEY AT LAW Office witu J. T. Ken 1 worti T. 17 second a venae. WILLIAM JAlkM)N, l TTOKKEY AT LAW. Offlcs in Korii Mu. 1 NUIowl Buk Building, Rock inland, I u. ADAIR PLEASANTS, ATTORNEY AT LAW-OIBce in Po"t Offlce A block. Jnlj 11 dw E. W. HIRST, ATTORNKYANOOilUNKLl,OK AT LAW Offlcv in MMonic Temple block, over Rock I. iwid Na.ionftl Bbok. Rock 1 .land. 111. i. b. iwiswar. hWKENEY .L.VtLUI. ft WALKER, i TTORNKYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW :i Office In ttengKOD' block, kock laiano, w. ITTORNET AT LAW Loan nvmev 90 irrx4 n.teiirliv, mae- roilecttna. Krtrenr, miicn ell Lynde, bankers, umce ia roaiomcc moc. ST. LUKE'S COTTAGE HOSPITAL, tS THIRD AVKNL'E, between Tenth and 'Eleventh streets. tel. 14 UK. J. W. IKELAMI, V. pRADV ATE OP THE ONTARIO VETERlNA Try Collee. Toronto, Onaria, and member of ihe I Illinois Veterinary Medical Awociarion: office flrI I dour eat of LortmTf pale stable. Pavennort. raH by telephone or otherwise promptly atuad- eu to. c .2 .5 o o i O V o I c 41 I i c3 o u o o o 73 WM. A. NOURSE, Natural Healer! Healing without Mtdicine. He bas the f I ft of heaJrnr to a mm rera-irkabM extent and for a (Treat varle'y of disease, un nara'iled ?necet Id HhnmHtim, Neuralgia, Fe male Weaka"M and relief of pain. He o - Vas ae and lwedteh movement, human electricity and macnetle rreatmsnt and verv onramrtnlv r lieves, yea, and cares where rimgt fa". His treatment eaaatiies tbe circulation wb r.a doctors try to do with msdieine. If he d yoe no good be does yon no barm, tie it aasihted wj MRS. XOURSE. formerly MRS. L. A. SUNDERL1N. ipowrufti 1710 Third Are., Moline, HL tVWUl fin Iwiimi In hrallne If ilMt-rt. -PATROXIZE- Mrs.M. A. Gallagher Corner of Third Avenue and Twelfth Street. Fresh Ukc and river fiah Always on hand. Fresh Salmnn a specialty. PATRONIZE Hijtoii's it Coffee -AND Five Cent Lnnch Counter. A full line of SCHOOL SUPPLTES- juat received, Corner Xinth Street and Fourth Avenue. Rupture: fvnw l.noinnoa nn1 Relieved and Cur ed- No detention from husipess, and without the injury the hard, cruel truss es inflict, bend for circular. Air Cushion Rupture Cure Co, a DEAKUOKN ST., CHICAOU. 11.1. lOZZONI'S MEDICATED COMPLEXION ImparuwM tUiMiii trlu!lllflte i ilii'Hkiu. tte- I moves all ininWeit, fmcklw nnil iicf)niiioiis. r'r in -tamjw ny j.A.nttioifi, c M- lm, n Ttegiwteml Tra4y HarkjJjm'uvStroBfTeHtChf'a'' it tv - rifw, ana uesi rasieu- laKesiscittcri. rSF3rT:iit;-i ; J wane of fraudulent I,,,."" A HP ' -iaM1W I nn.i ImttjlthmS. in i mwr narc r ruc-i tura on tb aackiuia. Qmne.TwQedtCo! BSCfcmnberaHt. . fawaaw.tagn.wwL . . kw oax- FOR THE CAMPAIGN - SENO rOR CIRCULARS tr E EO. BCARPFN'TER SCO. 202-208 S. WATER ST. CHICAGO. 3 pliftHBHfil 1 T see for yourself 1 :l -- r ::J--:iLL --- li L I rtfMH! 1 C. E. TURNER'S Their I L- w g e qd h n tnr n; van v rne cm onir r a Biursy or II irot ir.niL ti im n-dli w pj'.j !m to J u mi imdiik- man t" nr'T f'rftn'Tn W.'riv.. r... md:t.8Dd h.m llK Pit U i: iil . . r'fillorm. ( emltinntion. A :t-prtnc " ISIIif!, MJ r.rt.. 1Kt Wp makf a "--irm ".'aenn. SE5 15. .c--s- ra. HARNESS Our IlftrorPM n.v )' No 1 On j - tilvii OI w - - .. "J l Imrnp. locnr. W. B. PRAtT. Secretary, Elkhart, THE TRAVELERS (illUE. Cricaoo, Rock Islawd & PACiFrc. 7rmrw lax for Vhieaga, Paniwnger 7 JW a m n in n m H:lnm Pas!eneer 11 -.it' p m iiuspm Arrirt from Chieaao. Paeaenger 4 4 : S a tn 6 :i a m Paraenger 3:Si. y m e:a p m ' 6 St i p m T:81pm A'dnrai City. Leave. Arrive. Day Express ad Mail A:4Tm 11 rflr pn Niirh! Express and Mail 7:35 pm S:Ufam Minamata. Oav Rjcpress 4:Wam t:lfam Express Fa, t p m 11 . p m CmmHi Bluf. sv ETTirpss and M ail 4:50 am 11dbi Atlantic Passenirer 8:f am p m Night Kxprt'ss 6:3T. pro 7:J5am ' epot, MoKnc Avenue. i. F. GO(K, Aent. Rock Island. JHICAOO, BlTtLIHOTOK & QuiNCT. LUT1. ARKJVl.. ouir Express 6 :4!S a. a S ' a. a a omf Kxprcss 8'90 p. a ftNii.id Pan! Express. 4 GO a. .6 8:tK) a. B o S.. Pmil ExprehS 7:P. .a -45F. Heardtown Panscncer.. 4:t r. . 11 : Way Krehht (Monm th) 7:Ia. m.b 1 WayFreicht Sttrlini;) 8:15 . .h fi:S)r.mh SterHnp Panseneer P:W ,.( 6.56 p. u.b a Dally, b Daily ex Bnudav. W. J. YomSG. Apent. Chicago, Milwaukkb & St. Pai l. ' BaOTMS AND a. . IHVlHlOll. DtTtarts. Arrive. Wall and Bxvns, ft:46 am 8 4 ) p at 8t. Puul Expr.ee. a :fl0 p m ll:35am n. Arcom. .. p m ......... ..iu. m a in Ft Accnm 7:8J am :l0p B . D. W, noUS E, Aircnu J. M. BUFORD, . . GENERAL Insurance Apt The aid Fire and Time-triM Ompanlea repree,u-il. LOSSES PROMPTLY PAD). Toar ptronae U solicited. M Offlc Ijt AjfXtM biock. ...... ' 1623 and 1625 E. TURNEK & CO., Successors to FIONE No. 1712 Fall stock is now arriving and will nil nnn uii miui Second The new management will sell goods at a Low Shoe Line can be seen at S2 r I Macazines, .sifr.r:T!;ti:n np 'IT." it - nu' H wmtc lit- f- Cfwn W ' -4.l fail mr of llln.lrri. i I Fiw. Adduce FiWi Aacrr3 tar ...' WfV, VV-y7- (Milwaukee FAST M ML TRAIN wth Yeetibnled trains be iwwn Chicago, Sliiwaukce, so. 1'aul and Minne apolis. TkA-SUTtXTrasyTAL RtrTB between Cbi "apo. t'ooncii B.uflf, Omhha and Uie Pacific Coast. GKEAT NATlO.L TtofTE between Chicago Kin?as City and St. Joseph, Ho. nTiO M1I.RS OP ROAD reachine all pnnHnal otiIo in Uiiiinis, Wie-con-in. Minnesota, Iowa. lssouri and Dakota. For maps. tme tables, rates of pa'aace and freight, eir.. apply to tbe nearet station act-nt of Uie'hicco. Milwaakee Paul Railar.or U any railroad anent aiiya'here in tbe world. ROSVTEl.L WILLE-t, A V. n.CARPENTKR, item ral MatDuior. (Jcn'l Pass.A T. Agt. rFForinfi'rmatian in reference to Lands and Swn owrM-d by by the Chirao. Milwaukee it M Paitl Keilwav t' mDanv. write to H. - Hai- gen. Land oomutissiouer Milwaakw. Wisconsin. BLACKSMITHING. MR. Gv FELS hae rented John Marpnr'a Btackemita ahop, Ko. 2213 Third Avenue. tleie a paaetieal workman In horae ahoeinr and buiriry and wann work and come welt recum ato ded by M r. 8icg, of Davenport. lP'"'',l'V"'t", n r at a ti a v a r-. - rt,tbm-t3np- to hiiti aIViiifKimP(rt'tp. fjKtr.e CarrMrt 1-'t in-UiM'v or we irto:ti.V u. nA. Ta ftaadM loarfc Co. letLaCaUaatCbicMio. JOB PRINTING ALL DESCRIPTIONS Promptly and neatly execsted by tha Amira Job departaent. tafSpacia attamiiofi paid ( Commercial work TED Second TVveime, m Avenue inclmle tli la!i'-t stj-leg in all margain of pn.tit. Anything in this trstallilmi'nt. NOW IS -to have PIT I B. unl in first-c style at low prices. We have junt added & Math v Rnih to we ure cn-ti.ltd tn do Marbling on book of all kinds All work warranted first -clasp. KRAMER & BLEUER, Proprietor!.. (Up s'airs No. 1612 Second Avenue, Rock Is'aml. El. o. 1?10 Second a-.etuvi. is FALL ANB WINTER GOODS of the latest patici ns. Call and examine them and xi-mcm-ber that lie maU's his snits tip in the latest styles. T-TS PRICKS ARR I.OW. RUICK & ADAMSON, Have purchased the Machine department of the Kock Islam! Iron Works, and are now fitting the establishments with new and improved ma chinery and will be ready for business on MONDAY, OCT., 29. THE "CAFE, A FIRST-CLASS LUNCH ROM OPEIST ALL NIGHT, No. 1808 Second Ave., ROCK ISLAND. You can get Tin Ware Glass Ware, Crockery. Dry Goods, Notions and Jewelry cheap, at WEST END FAIR Corner of Sev ,-enth St., and Third avenue, Rock Island. THE "TIVOLI," GEO. SAVADGE, Proprietor. Sicond Avenue, ; . Opp. Harper House. mWn-Tmu kwlulTrtrwfenMltaPilaMaaMlU(liWTiP4lk''M' K.p ut r.i.nii.u.,1.1 mot riBC IH A a r.Dl lisck Mtvod vcr? Davenport Can now show you the tin, I oiwk or Furniture and Carpets ever seen wst of Cliio. kinds of the Boot and THE TIME your W If ml mu ZIMMER, 7 receiving dailr His strwb nf Ml WfcAlkct. n 1.1, IHTfWlnt.w Bnnl. ara. All af HawfckM bortaMM. COMPLETE E ALL Deparitm snta. Fy ctIogue tddreM . J. O. DTJKCA5.