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THE BOCK ISTjAND AHGUSi F1UDAV. NOVEMBER 2. 1888.
GRAND OPENING KNOX AND- Nascimento Hats. jjff Fall styles now ready. Prices the Lowest. CALL AND SEE THEM. LLOYD & STEWART, 1804 2 I Ave . Hock Island. h We are just iu receipt of a few Remarque Proof Etchings. The edition is sms l which mjUv toe'n rare ami rsltiablc to the CONN1SSEUR Our line of Mouldings foi Fall trade is now complete. They will bear inspection. KINGSBURY &. SON, 1705 Hicond avenue. STATIONERY. 3 H 0 0 w b QD CAR LOADS OF1- CE-N" STOCK. are the Western agents for the stove manufactures of Taplijt, Bice & Co., and carry the largest stock of stoves west of Chicago. In buying of ns yon virtually buy of the manufacturers and at lower prices than any retail dealer can afford to make. It will pay you to see us before you buy anything in the shape of a stove. WILMRD BAKER & CO., Opposite Harper House, Rock Island. New Elm Street Grocery DANQTJARD & BROWNER Have just opened a Grocery on Moline Avenue, foot of Elm Btreet, with a splendid line of choice Family Groceries and Provisions, They solicit a share of the trade and will make prices as low as the lowest. Telephone connections GIVE THE NEW FIRM A TRIAL. THE FAIR,, NO. 1708 SECOND AVENUE. We carry the largest and best assorted stock of HouseFurnishingGoods m this vicinity, and at all times and make lowest prices. Glassware, Tinware, Crockery, Woodenware, for assortment, quality and prices it always pays to trade at Brushes, Copper "Wash. Boilers, ( Nick !N"acks. WsKckhartTHE FAIR. Louis Eckharl, PRENTISS' ALL RIGHT. The Unanimous Verdict of All Who Hoard Him Last Kight A Brilliant nt Vunvinrtng Tariff Slpeerh Before an Aueiesee t Im mense Knmsere A Thoranshly Popular Candidate. Hon. Wm. Prentiss, democratic candi date for congress in the Eleventh con gressional district, made his only speech in the city of Rock Island during this cam paign, last night and it seemed as if the whole town swarmed to Harper's theatre to hear him. There was an immense tarn out, the house being packed to the doors. Previous to the meeting Mr. Premise was serenaded at the Harper bouse by Bleu er's band and the Island City and Sunny side clubs, and then escorted by these organizations down Second avenue to the theatre, the Island City club bearing iu new magnificent banner and the Sunny sides a beautiful silk American Bag. The meeting at the theatre was called to order after a prelude by the band, .by Chairman Geo. W. Vinton of the demo cratic county committee, who introduced Mr. Ben. T. Cable as chairman of the meeting. The announcement was received with a great demonstration of approval and as Mr. Cable stepped forward he re ceived an exceedingly complimentary ovation. Mr. Cable stated that it was not bis purpose or intention to make a speech on this occasion. It was his aim pie duty and his great pleasure to intro duce the next congressman from this dis trict, Hon. Wm. Prentiss. As Mr. Pren tiss arose a shout went up that was fairly deafening. He walked down to the front of the stage amid storm of enthusiasm never before equalled in Harper's theatre. It must have been highly gratifying to Mr. Prenli98 to have receiyed such a welcome in a city where such desperate means have been resorted to, to create the impression that nobody need expect to be elected to congiess who was not nominated by the republicans of Rock Island. In commencing. Mr. Prentiss spoke of the pleasure it afforded him to see so many of the citizens of Hock Island as were gathered on this occasion. He had visited Rock Island on several occasions, but had not had the pleasure of address ing the people here before. The cam paign, he said, which had lasted so long, was fust drawing to a close, and the peo pie of the country would have opportunity sion to decide for themselves upon men and measures, according to their ballots. This was the first time in years that the people of this country had had an op portunity to decide for themselves upon economic questions. He defined the ob jects and necessities of a government, which becomes a burden upoa the people at best, for the reason that we do not all of ns live up to the golden rule and do to others as we would be done by. The government being a burden upon the peo ple necessarily, should be made to bear as lightly upon the people as possible. Tnose having the best means and oppor tunities to bear the greater share of the burden should be made to bear it. This, therefore, brings us down to the question of taxation, and this is the matter that is of the most vital interest to the people of tnis country today. He traced the histo ry of taxes from the time they were first levied at the time of the founding of the republic np to the present time and the graduation of the same according to the ability of those taxed to bear them. There are two modes of taxation one the im port tax and the other the internal tax The one of these from which the govern ment derives ttie more benefit is the im port tax. This tax, or tariff as it is called, is not regulated according to man's property, but rather according to the consumption of the individual or in diyiduala taxed. In the little republic of Switzerland, the man who is unmarried' the bachelor pays the heaviest portion of the taxes. The man who is married and has but one child pays the next high est proportion, and as his family increases bis taxes decrease. In this country, un der the present system of taxation, the exact reverse of Ibis is true: The man who has the largest family and the least means pays the heavieat taxes the masses of the people I ay the taxes for the few; the poor pay the taxes of the rich. The necessities of life are taxed to pay the tax on the luxuries. All concede that there is an unneces sary surplus in the treasury and that tnxes must be reduced in some direction to get rid of this surplus. One party says reduce the tax on the necessaries of life; the other party says take it off the luxuries. The republican party refuses to meet the democratic party in joint discussion as to which of these two methods is better for the good of the people and best interests of the republic Some years before the war a low tariff was introduced in congress providing for a reduction in the taxes of the people. It was in 1846 that this tariff reduction law was proposed and carried to auccess- lul enactment. The republican Dartv was not then for high tariff, and in 1857 both parties joined hands in another tariff reduction bill. The country thrived under thiB system; there was no objec tion to it from any source. But the war came; funds were necessary to bear the increased expenses of the government. A bill for temporary increase was Intio duced and it was readily met by the peo pie, as the government needed it. - The war ended: the war tariff is no longer needed. Yet today there is still a tax of 47 per cent, and because President Cleve land asks for a reduction of this tax upon the people, and Jhe democratic party pro vides ror a reduction of five per cent, it is heralded through the country as "free trade." In 1857 when the reduction of the tariff became necessary there was too much money in the treasury. A reduc tion was necessary or dire distress would have berallen the government. So it is today. There must be a reduction in the surplus ana a reduction in the taxes. Sow the question is, which tax shall be reduced the internal tax of which there is not much left now, only a tax on whis ky, tobacco and oleomargerine. or the tax on the absolute necessities of life? The protective theory provides simply for a bonus for those industries of the country which gain by a high tariff. It ts not in the least to be wondered at that these protected barons object to a reduc tion at tram 47 to 42 per cent. They raise a great howl and cry because the people of this country threaten to cut off the tariffs which puts money into their pockets. Speaking of the general effect Of the Hills bill, it successful, Mr. Pren tiss said, he had been accused of favoring a still greater reduction of taxes. The speaker would most assuredly be in favor of a still further reduction in the tariff if it proved generally beneficial to the peo ple after having tried it; if it made times belter, and better wages, and brought more prosperity. If, however, the Mills bill should prove disastrous in its general tendency, it could be very readily repealed. The people, who, by their ballots had made the bill a law, could by their ballots repeal it; and they most certainly would, if the results proved aisast ous to the welfare of the country. As long as the republicans refuse to prove that the effects of the bill would be ruinous and declined to sustain their claims upon the public platform to dis cuss both sides of the proposition justly, but preferred to leave the question an open one, let us try a little reduction and see how it works. And if It don't suit us, at the end of two years we can very readily and easily re-adopt the old sys tem. But if this reduction does prove beneficial to the masses of the people and to the government, he did not know but that he would be in favor of having more of it. Why not? Does the protected baron or the successful business man in any walk of life want to discontinue a method that is proving in every way ben eficial to bimT Does he not want to carry these methods that have brought him gain and profit still further and get all there is in them? Ah, said the speaker, that is the secret of the great reason the protected barons are so violent ly opposed to this tax reduction idea. They know that when the American peo ple get a taste of a good thing they will want more of it; they will want all they can get of it. There the danger to th'.se protected millionaires lies; for if the peo pie find that the slight reduction pro vided for in this Mills bill becomes popu lar, a further reduction may be proposed and approved. Mr. Prentiss was not in fuvor of free trade unless he became satisfied that such a policy was for the good of the people and the good of the government. But if it was shown by gradual tariff re duction that free trade would be for the best interests of the government and the masses of the people who make the gov ernment, he would favor it; for what we l.ve for is our government -which belongs ti the people for whom it was made and bv whom it is sustained. He traced the evils and impositions of the tariff, from the time it was attached to the imported article, through the cue torn house, the wholesale dealer, the re tail dealer and to the consumer who pays the tx in the end. A proteciivc tariff cannnol possibly benefit anybody hut monopolist or a few barons who bind themselves together and place a corner on an article and control the market for it. He cited in illustration and proof of this fact, the recent wheat deals of "Old Hutch" in Chicago, who having practi callv got control of the wheat of the country, the prices were run up. Did anybody ever hear of the price being run up in this wav while the wheat remained in the hands of the farmer? The repub licans had made great hrags about the great tomtit that came to the farmer from the protective system. The speaker had been a farmer himselt. Re was brought up on a farm and if the time had ever come when he could have made his proportinLate profits out of all his grain that this one now living in a protected country did in Chicago, he would never have left the farm. Thus it is with all protected industries. Prices are increased the moment a few men get control of thing of necessary consumption. Then the prices go up,after it has left the hands of those who have spent the labor upon it, and the people who need it must pay for it and the few protected men get the bonus. Mr. Prentiss showed bow these rich protected manipula tors worked for the benefit each other. The wool men help keep u the tax on the steel, not because it bene fits tbem, but because they don't want the steel men to do anything looking to reduction of the tax on wool. it is with all these high protected indus tries. The men who run them and make the profits form truslB to keep np prices among themselves and see that the people are compelled to pay the tariff which brings tbem their additional bonus, and then these trusts pitch In and help ea other out. A kindred feeling makes them wondrous kind to each other. They keep tariff up so that no foreign material can come in to the people, and then they get a bonus by raising the price of their products to within a few dollars of what the tariff makes the foreign material bring on the market, and thus comes the benefits of this protective system Referring to the difference in party issues in the present campaign, Mr. Pren tiss said the democratic party stood tod where both parties stood four years ago II was upon the platform of these same demands for tariff reduction that Mr.Gest was elected two years ago. Mr. Oest un dcrstood this exactly then, too. and Mr. Prentiss called attention to an interview with Mr. Oest appearing in the Monmouth Gazette, made one year ago next Friday night, who, when questioned as to the is sues most likely to come before the Wen approaching session of congress, said one would be the proper disposition of the surplus in the treasury that the money thus ooarded np must be released and circulated among the people. The sur plus would probably not be so great after the approaching session, Mr. Oest said in this interview, because of the reduction in the tariff in some things, while others should and would be admitted free. After reading this interview to his audi ence, Mr. Prentiss said that Mr. Gest had voiced pretty good democratic doctrine in this instance. It was republican doc trine then, as well as democratic bnt it was only democratic doctrine now. But Mr. Gest had opportunities after he got to Washington to vote upon just such a proposition as he had advocated. Did he? He went deliberately back upon his own declaration of right and voted against putting lumber, salt, wool, tin plate, etc., on the free list and lightening the duties on necessaries of life. In do ing this, he had voted directly against the vital interests of nine hundred and ninety-nine ont of every one thousand people in the district he represented. The speaker had been unable to define the reason of Mr. Gest's inconsistency in this matter until be read the Chicago platform of 1888. He did not know yet how Mr. Gest stood on the senate bill, which was a sort of supplementary plant to this Chicago platform and provided for the free admission of beet wax, hog bristles and human hair. The speaker did not question Mr. Gest's motives, but the con- of gressman evidently had found a different atmosphere, politically speaking, down Washington from what he expected to find. When he got there he found Tom Read, Pig Iron Kelly and McKinley, the Ohio protectionist, and other congress men from the protected districts of the east waiting to receive him, and they changed his views and be became their representative instead of the representa tive of the people who had sent him there. These protected congressmen from the east have a little ring down there to take western congressmen in, and Mr. Gest was their man. Before concluding, Mr. Prentiss laid he had a few words to say to his republi can friends. His democratic friends were all right and didn't need much talk ing to, and a good many republicans were getting all right. Only a short time be fore entering the hall be bad picked up the evening Argus and learned from it that one of the republican aldermen of Rock Island was getting all right. He had no reflections to make upon the republican party of the past and he paid an eloquent tribute to the men who had made the party and the underlying prin- ples which gave honor to their motives. But there had been a great change in the paity. The men who had formulated the party and its policy were faat leaving it. Its great leaders were changing. Five out of the seven men who formed Lin coln's brilliant cabinet deserted the publican party before they died. Simon Cameron is the only one now living who sticks to it, and Simon has ways been a very good friend of the bonus makers, and to go Btill farther back might be found thai 8imoo had been vited by President Lincoln to get out of the cabinet because of dishonesty. The republican party had expressed great fears that the rebels would have some thing to do with the running of the gov ernment. In proof of the inconsistency of this idea, Mr. Prentiss alluded to the fact that both Presidents Grant and Hayes had rebels in their cabinets, and f urther than this, the republican party held us control of the Senate today by means of a rebel general's influence Senator Riddle- berger, to say nothing of such rebel party leaders as Senator Mahooe and John 8. Wise. To show how little party differ ences of thirty years ago have to do with the differences today, he spoke of the fact that in Illinois Owen Lovejoy, a son of one of the greatest abolitionists that ever lived, was running for congress on the democratic tick- while John S. Wise, a son of the man who hung John Brown, was one of the pation saints of republicanism. The republican party of today and that of the past was as distinct and different as two things can be. The democratic party was doing well by the old republicans. It had taken one of the grandest old re publicans in the land and proposes to make him governor of Illinois. Turning his attention to local nutter? J Mr. Prentiss Bald he knew that as a candidate for congress he was laboring under some difficulties here in this re gard. He assured his hearers that should he be elected to congress he would be a representative of the Eleventh congres Bional district. He would be a represen tative of McDonnugh county, of Rock Island county, and of every county in the district. He knew of no antagonism be- tween McDonough and Rock Island conn ties, and he felt conscious that Rock Isl and county was the most important in the district, containing as it did, the largest cities, and if he should be elected to the lower house of congress, no measure that might arise pertaining to the welfare of this community, would fail to receive his energy and indefatigable effort. Als hiding to the matter of bacK pay he read the correspondence between himself and Mr. Springer appearing in last evening's A Ho us, showing the pains he had taken to post himself thoroughly upon the measure in order that he might make no promises until he knew he was right. Being thus fully satisfied that the back pay money due the island workmen was a just debt owed by the government, he if elected, would spare no pains to see that this debt is paid. The government like corporations or in dividuals should pay its honest debts, more especially if it be that the creditor is one who in becoming that creditor earned the amount due him by the sweat of his brow. Moreover in all questions of this sort where there mav be a question of difference, the govern ment should not hesitate to let its decision be prompt and in favor of the wage worker. Mr. Prentiss believed, therefore, that it was the government' moral as well as legal duty to pay this debt. The speaker was not prepared to say that Mr. Gest had not done his duty by this important matter, but it struck him as a little strange that ten months of congress had been permitted to elapse before bringing it uefore the attention of the house. The speaker 'did not claim that he could have done any more than Mr. Gest did, but he certainly would have made more racket about the bill and his fellow congressmen would not have been permitted to sleep comfortably un til they placed themselves on one side or the other of the bill. Mr. Prentiss spoke of the fact that be had been born in this vicinity, and while he could not remem her that, yet he always looked upon the neighborhood with that affectionate pride that one always does of his birthplace. He made reference to his appreciation of the importance of the Hennepin canal, and pledged himself that that me as ore or any other that would be of benefit to the people of this or any other community in the district, should receive his honest and hearty support and endeavor. He would aim to be right in all matters requiring his attention and action, and would then go ahead regardless of the consequences. In conclusion be paid a magnificent tribute to Grover Cleveland, speaking of him as a man with the broad intelligence of a modern statesman and the nerve and energy of Andrew Jackson. Be also spoke in glowing language of Allen G. Thnrman, and retired amid the well de served plaudits of his highly pleated hearers. Mr. Prentiss it an eloquent yet practical speaker, a man of broad newt and much ability to carry those views Into execution, in every sense the St man for congress, the people's popular candi date, and he will bt elected. A CHARITABLE CHARGE. That of Incompetency Against Geo. W. Gamble. The Keeordo tthom that Either he wa ratline in Ability or wan Viaheneat wltn rnblle t'nnda Shonagro in hit Areonata Nealert to Pay ebte to the I'onnty. New Jersey hat a Baptist minister who claims to have baptised more people than any other man in his church, me com munity in which he resides hat been grieved over his stubborn cough that has interfered with his pastoral duties. A physician recommended Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup, and consequently there will be baptism in hit church next Sunday. Bartfe n Bahcaek, Dentists- No, 1724 Second avenue. Special atten tion paid to saving the natural teeth and inserting teeth without plates. WHAT TO WEAR The fact has been presented and prov en by the records that Geo. W. Gamble, the present candidate on the republican ticket for circuit clerk, was unable to satisfactorily perform the duties assigned to him by his superior officer. Circuit Clerk Bowman; that in the three yean and a half he was deputy clerk, which is recorder of deeds, he fell behind in re cording two hundred instruments something unknown to the circuit clerk's office before and that in order to have the office work straightened up by the time Mr. Bowman is to turn it over to a successor, be was obliged to dis charge Gamble and hire a more compe tent peraon in his own son. A month's time only was spent in recording these two hundred instruments that it took Gamble three years and a-half to accumu late, and young Bowman managed to keep up with hiB routine work besides. But now for another evidence of Gam ble's incompetency, perhaps a more seri ous one, but like the many that have heretofore been presented, its accuracy is established by the office records. The following is copied from the pro ceedings of b hoard of supervisors book J, pages 167 and 168, report of finance committee, Sept. 13, 1888: Tour committee would also report that they have examined the accounts of the following named officers for the half year ending May 31, 1888. We find th semi annual report of E. H. Bowman, Jr., circuit clerk, to correspond with his fee register, with the following exceptions, to-wit: Gates vs Whiteside, $2.10: Dor. rance vb Whiteside, 12.10; Pleasants & Hurst vs Lowry, f 5.10; Coe vs Hauberg, $4 70; total, 14. In fee book 16. page 328, Gates vs Wbitesides, clerk's costs paid Dec. 7, 1887; page 329, Dorrance vs Wbitesides clerk's costs paid Dec 7, 1887; page 447, fleasants and turret vs Lowry, clerks costs paid Dec. 7, 1887; page 349, Coe vs Hauberg, clerk s costs paid sept. 6,18S These costs were paid to G . W. Gam ble and receipts are signed by him as fol lows: -E. H. Bowman, Jr., by E. W. Gamble, deputy." After the finance com mittee found the errors the shortage of $14 is accounted for on cash book of E. H. Boftman, Jr., on page 324, Juue i. 1888, six months after the costs were paid and collected on the stme of Gamble. In other words. Gamble collected this money in December, 1887, and kept it without accounting for it until it was discovered by the board of supervisors, and there is no reason to be lieve be would then have made it good had not the discrepencies been discovered and Mr. Bowman demanded of him the amount he (Bowman) as costodian of the office was obliged to pay the finance com mittee. Bowman, therefore, in order to protect the reputation of his office, paid the finance committee and Gamble paid him. It is not the purpose here to accuse Gamble of wilfully attempting to swindle the county out of funds placed in his hands, but if his action does not show dishonesty, it furnishes ground for the more charitable charge of incompetency. and a fresh evidence of this failing i Gamble's composition. He received the fees in these cases cited and did not dis pose of them properly, keeping them him self until traced to him by official invetti gation. This statement of facts of course casta no imputations or reductions upon Circuit Clerk Bowman and only leaves him open to criticism in so far as he trusted a portion of the highly responsible duties of the circuit clerk's office to a man of Gambles unfitness and incompetency. So much for Mr. Gamble s inefficiency and loose methods as a public official. But there is something of public interest concerning bis dealings as a business man, where again we find traces of in- competencv, and reckless and careless dealings. Gamble was at one time a gro cer in Moline. He failed in business. This was unfortunate as it left him with heavy liabilities upon his hands. One of bis creditors, Mai, M. L. Marks, of the wholesale grocery firm of VanPatten & Marks of Davenport, entered suit in the circuit court of Rock Island against Gam ble for the amount due, nearly 11,000. aj. Marks obtained judgment, but he failed to recover the amount of the judg ment. Furthermore, Gamble failed to pay the court costs in the case. In the very office In which Gamble showed bis great est incompetency there is in fee book No. 10, on page 552, the following under date of July 30, 1877: L. Marks ts O. W. Gamble, verdict for pialDlin gmt. uosu) not paid. Then upon sheriff 's execution docket A, page 26, appears the following entry M. I,. Marker Q. W. Gamble. Execution ts fncd. I cannot In mv coontr find anr nronertT belong ing to defendant whereon to levy 1 therefor retnrn thie writ not utiBBed. Oet. 28, 1H77. J. L. Pikkins, Sheriff. Since the entry of these judgments against Gamble in the summer of 1877, he has had employment in the circuit clerk's office for three years and a-half, drawing from the tax payers of this county at the rate of $1,000 per annum. and yet owing to the tame tax payers the costs in a judgment rendered against him and failing to pay it. Is such a man fit to be trotted with the reaponaibililict of the office of circuit clerk? It isfor the tax payers and the voters to decide, 'It's onlv a question of time." and a short time, too, as to when your rheumas tism will yield to Hood's Sarsaparilla. Try it. On a wager, E. S. Hall, of Lowell, Mass., held his arm out straight for one hour and fifty minutes. HARPER'S THEATRE ONE NIGHT ONLY, Saturday, November 3. CRUSADERS III THE LAUD OF FtJHl TOE NEW PILGRIM OT MIRTH! A PERFECT CYCLOK1 OP MERRIMIKT! SISSON & BRADY'S COMPANY OF COMEDIANS. Under the management of S. W. Brtdj.preitfnNng the Latest, Brietiteit, Fonnltst, Beit of musical comedies. Little Nugget NEW SONGS. NEW DANCED. NEW MUSIC. A Grand Metropolitan Caot, The Famous Na?get Qmrtette. New and Wonderf ol Scenic aia4 Mflctuiairai. Effaia, PR.t E4-a, M and Tii. Reserved seats on saleatClemann ASatimann' s o o C. C. TAYLOR, sum m And Second Hand School Books and all other Applies PATTERNS. Fall stock of Mme. DEMOKEST'S Reliable Patterns. NEW DRESS GOOD8 BROADCLOTHS 11.25. CLOAKS. BLANKETS Beginning at 85c per pair. Mme. DEMOREST'S PATTERNS. McINTIRE BROS., Take pleasure in annonncing that they have now In Itock a full assortment of Mme. Demorest's RELIABLE PATTERNS. Of all the new, useful and beautiful ttylet in sixes, illustrated and described. Call and get copiea free of the latent catalogue and monitor. NEW DRESS GOODS. This week new arrivals in black goods are offered in a variety of wares at extremely attractive prices 49c to 75c examine. CLOAKS Although the weather has hardly been cool enough lor our trade has been good in this department, jackets, especially good. Plush taeq04 McINTIRE BROS. VJSf -' ; ... t.pr,,l ;. 1 IDIAMONDS,! A LARUE STOCK. WATCHES, ilver. Silver, Solid tnd Plated. H. D. FOLSOM, has a large stock of Fine Goods. Prices always low; everything warrated first-class. 'So. 1707 Second avenue. Rock Island. Gold and Silver. LOVVE3T PRICES. 1625 Second Avenue. FIHARCUL. $60,000-7 Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Dakota LOANS FOR SALE. Security First Mortgage on Ira proved Farms. Papers Complete and Ready for De livery. Investors promptly Supplied Call or write for full parttealira ahoattbsse Securities. H. M. HENLEY, Attorney, Rooms 30, 31. S3 Masonic Temple, ' Davenport, Iowa. DIAMONDS, WATCHES, Sterling Silver and Plated Ware, Jeweleiy, Clocks, Gold Headed Canes, Spectacles Other Optical Goods JACOB RAMSER, No. 1827 Second Avenue. MRS. A. 108 West C. WITHROW, street, Davenport, Iowa. Second Ladies purchasing MILLINERY! will find it to their advantage to examine our stock and price! a full and complete line of all Millinery goods in stock. dTTrimmed Hats from $1.00 to $20.00. gHERIFFS SALE. Bt rlrtoe of an execution and fee till No. ftif (tied ont of the cierk'sofflceof the circuit court of Rock I (laud county, and state of Illirjot", and to me directed, whereby I am commanded to make the amount of a certain judgment ivcently ob Uined aainnt Isabella Keelej and A. D. Heeler aid in favor of Belle B. Pitt, out of the landa, tvnementa, good and chattels of the Mid defend ants, Isabella tneT ana a. u. aeeiey, imti levied upon the following property, to-wit: Tae norta nnir ) or oauot namoer iweniT fonr (24) and the north half Ihi) of ontiot anmber twenty-five & i. and north half ) of oat lot number twenty six riai, an or aaia loit oeing as lotted and lotted on the assessor's plat of the township of Pon Byron; also the following lots andpartoof lots and block in James May's addi tion to the town of tort Byron. Tlx; Lots ft. 4, 5, 6. 7, 8, 9. 10, 11, IS and IS, of hlocktwo(s); lot-I, 3.4. 11. IX. 18 and 14. or b ock nret&: north thirteen (13 feet of lots ft, 6, 7, 8 9 and 10,of block fire (ft), block six (6) and block seen (7), and lota 1, 2. 3, 4, 11. It, I and 14. of block eight and the north thirteen (IS) feet or lots 5. 8. 7, 8. 9 aud 10 of block eiht (ti; all of said lands being in the socuieasi quarter oi section twentr-roar township nineteen tint north, ramre ons (l) east of the foorth principal meridian. In the county of hock isiana, eisie oi Illinois; eiiDjeci to one tnoruraire jtiren by A. D. and Isabella Keeley in favr of Nathaniel Dorrance. Therefore, according to said command. I snail expos for sale, at pnb.fc auction, all the rieht, title and interest of the abov named defend ant. Isabella and A. 1. Keeier. in and to the above described property, oo Saturday the 84th day of KoYfmber. l8N. at 1 o'clock r. a., at the north door of the court house In the dry of Rock :uina. in tne counir or kocb is ana ana stai or Illi nois, for cash in hand,io satisfy said execution a.i tee mil. Dated at Rock Island, this 1st da of 5ovmber, . V UK. i. B. Oil. via, Sheriff of Rook Island county, Illinote. White and Gold. - Steel and White t in Florentine and Flat Patterns very handsome. Burnished Bronze Mouldings, a good line. Polished Oak and Cherry. Steel and Bronze very effective. GOLD MOTJLDING8 For Oil Paintings. CRAMPTON'S BOOK STORE, High MhI IJterarjr Bwietjr. Tbe High School Literary society held it regular weekly meeting this after, noon. Tbe programme embraced music, by Miss Kitty Oest; essay. "Three Burled Cities," Miss Lottie Ken worthy; reading. 'A Piece of Red Calico," Hiss Sadie Ranson; debate, "Are Coal Mines more Beneficial to a Country than Gold Minear with Richard Crampton and Miss Fannie Rosenfield in the affirmative and Oscar Appelqailt and Miss Jennie Wilcot in the negative) recitation, "Selling the Farm," Miss Fannie Sudlow; essay, "Famous Streets," Miu Laura Beardsley; reading. "The Burning of Chicago," Misr Nellie Burch. ROCK ISLAND IRON WORKS. Patent. Cast and Wrought IRON FENCES. Cheapest Fence-in. the world for resi dence and lota. Made any height desired. J. E. DOWNING, Scoevaaor to Geo. Dowsing, Jr Proprietor HIS. Anmrase IdM t intos AM. List of letters oncalled for at tbe Fosloffice mt noes uuiia, Boca hum eoaitf, HJluoH, AOT. I, use. Besgston Jobs Bon W A CnlDeCe benuon Mint Mir, UeneawSaweeMnK i Smith F H cere of I Davie J C . 1 Begenaitter H f iuiut DVUBHni a le; dbui w a J Iniue Kdwerd or I 8miu Mra Jobnie 1 Curtis Chsrles f Tuive Jkmee Kller Iu E WUooiWB Neuoa A. Yoang Ilmm Jeanl M Qtretfae number of the net when calUec for aaniruea leuere. A. tiu sauiu, r. M. "UUIe Sasiet." This excruciatingly funny comedy is to be produced at Harper's theatre tomor row night. r This is the traditionally doll theatrical week of the year, but business at Whit ney s, where "Little Nugget is on. has kept up to high water mark with cheer- iDg steadiness. Detroit Frte Pru$. Da, cember 8. 1887. ' .- The manufacture of paper bottles Is to oe oegun on a very extensive Kale. A FULL LIKE OF -Trimmings- One, two and three inches wide. Seal 8acqneg, Moffa and Boas, , Collars, Cuffs, Caps and Gloves, rorLadiMasnOWs'neu, last Meewea by Robinson & Taliaferro New Mouldings. FOR ICTURE FRAMES. Liquors by the Gallon AT . i. KOHIST & ADLEE'S, S ROCK ISLAND, ILL. POST OFFICE BLOCK. 0Send for Price List, P. O. Box 32. THOMAS' EtatHuIMrls For ftrs en re of KLIttt, iiwr. Blood sad Ston- tch diseM. Tbese rlebrstnwlp lis are fast tJr Ingtbe plsceof the more eipensive rcnedicn for kldne ud Hvr complaint, and are far superior, more ear ilf taken, aud in fact are tbe best thing r intrudttc-d for a!' dtseas of ths kidneys and liver. ick headache, pain in the back an tnoe. n 4a rum re. Kiiawin aon dutub pains at ine ptiof the stomach, yelmw skin, coated tongiie, oomlnc an of tbe food after ealinc. Inflanimuttur of UMkldnevs. ararel, etc.. and as a faaily pill they have do equal, and tbxmul he kept in eejy BODSCBOia. Directions: For sick headache, two or three at bedtime: for dyspepsia, one everr day before dinner ; for disorder t the I idnrys. two. two or three tijnrs a week until relieved: for disorders of the liver, and bilious noes, three or fonr as re quire!. GIVE THEM ATRIAL. NONE EQUAL THEM The proprietor will forward tbem to any eddies h j uu, on leosipt 01 price. 25 Cts a Bottle. . Madeoelrk T. H.THOMAS, 'Celli BOCK.i8UAIID.ILU a (et a sample psoksaa free. JTHE BEST! DR. nCCANN'S CELEBRATED - IRISH -Couth Spp- Caret Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness, Croup Whooping Cough, Spitting of Blood and all Disease of the Lungs. Onetrlel fe H tbtt le meceseerv to cunftnae VM tbat it le the beet Cong Remee; nude, ee next time yea have a tooKh or cold, call ana let aboule. , Price 10. 25 and 50 cent. Cell for etrcatar ceatatalat fetlnwalils. , Manufactured bv T. BLV Thomas. tl.B. Above goods salpaaa to any aiWreei en iteeiptof tbe erica. ti I - m .ft ft u till flit w f " 1 1 U I 1 f 9 t a f T3 V.