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The Argus is essentially a paper for the home
ami should be a regular visitor into every household
in Rock Island.
It is a fearless advocate of everything tending to
promote the interests of the city and its people. It
cannot be controlled by cliques and selfish corpora-
The reduction in price to ten cents a week has
had the effect of bringing in an average of 20 new
subscribers a day since the announcement was made.
Leave you.r order at the office.
nj your water rent.
Pork Gilmore's pork.
Um Best.on Eeoord Hour.
Try Wahl's Medicated soap.
Head Rasmusscn's holiday offer.
Hare you tried White Hose cream
Go to the dance at Roche' hall to
Lord v home-made candies at Krell
Don't fonrct the dance at Roche's
For dolls, toys and fancy iroods iro
to W. Trefs Co,
Thirty-fire cent ilinm at Rwtin'a
hall tonight. ' .
Subscribe for TnE Aegis down
to 10 cents per week.
Ifyoutrr Best on Record flour.
jon will have no other.
TiieAroi'S at 10 cents per week
comes within the reach ot all.
Go to W. Trcfz & Co. and eel a
ticket on the three lovely dolls.
Turkcywitk cranberry sauce, at
Jack Martin's sample room tonight.
The Daily Argus down to 10 cents
per week. The leading daily ot the
Talk about fine chocolates. Krell A
Itath handle only those that took
premiums at the World's fair.
Don't fail to see the bargains on
the 5 and 10-ccnt counter at the
Eastern Fair, 2107 and 2109 Fourth
Three lovely dolls to be given
away by W. Trerz & Co. A ticket
given to every purchaser of fl's
worth of oods.
W hy do your own baking, when
Von can buv snch lorelv i-ibM at
krell Math's, and at prices that
will surprise you?
t If you want to give a party, and
wish to serve the daintiest refresh.
ments, and have everything nice, be
sure and have Krell & Math supply
everyining lor you.
Tbeo Free, of the Eastern Fair, is
now occupying both stores, 210? and
2109 Fouith avenue, and has greatly
increased his stock in crockery.
glassware and cutlery, of which he
now carries a full line, and will be
able to fill aU orders. This also in
creases space for holiday -roods, of
hich he has a large line that will
he sold from 10 to 20 iter cent lower
than anywhere in the tri-eitics.
May I llava a It Her. Fleaae?
Grocer Wessel of Twentieth street and
Fourth avenue hud a queer customer the
other morning. ' A well dressed woman
of middle age walked into his store, and
addressing the grocer asked quietly:
"Please, niay I have a fit here, sir?" '
"Vot is dotr asked the mystified Mr.
I would like to have a fit in your
store," replied the woman, this time in
a hurried, excited tone.
Fitr exclaimed the grocer. "We
don't keep 'em, lady."
He had one in the store a half minute
later, hovevcr, for his supposed cus
tomer fell to the floor in an epileptic con
vulsion. An ambulance was summoned.
and site was taken to Belleyue hospital.
new York San.
Dec 6. James OHearn to John J.
McEoiry, part lot 3, block 86. Chi
cago or Lower add., Rock Island
Alice B. Briggs to Maria M.
Schmidt, lot 11, block S, Brlgg's
add.. South Rock Island, $276.
7 R, A. Donaldson to George F.
Roth, part lit 4, block S. Thompson
Wells' add.. Rock Island. $85.
John Fox, by heirs, to Gust R.
Peters and John Day, wl outlot 4,
Alday's add.. East Bock Island, f 80
Matlie II. Arp to rrank Sible, lot
S. John's add.. South Molinc, (400.
Dec. 6 Gastav W. Sioblad to
Johanna C. Sioblad. part lot 8. sc2.
17, 2w, assessor's plat of. 187C, 400.
Dec. 7 Estate of Margaret Barcrc.
Petition of John H. Cleveland for
letters of administration filed. Bond
liled and approved and letters issued
8 Estate of John Jacob Fnrst.
Report of sale of personal property
filed and approved. Claims allowed.
hstatc of Ails Oscar Anderson.
Appraisement bill and widow's
award tiled and approved. Claim of
E. H. Knox, S57, allowed.
Estate of August L. Xystrom. Ap
praisement bill and widow's award
tiled and approved.- ; !-
Estate or W Hson Meming. hinal
report of executrix filed and approved
ana estate closcu.
Morriea la taa MMdTM mt ta Baad.
A Muncie (lad.) dispatch says: A so
cial event that was to take place Thurs
day nignt in Hamilton township was de
clared off. John Dick and Miss Maggie
Ford were to nave been married. Wednes
day the couple came to Muncie and gut
their license. On their way home they
met Elder George Moore. In a banter
ing way they asked him to marry them,
showing him' their license. Almost bo
fare they knew it be had pronounced
them hnsband and wife as they tarried
in the middle of the road. A reception
was given Thursday night to keep the
weJuing cake from spoiling.
He So we are engaged. Isn't it lovely?
He I wonder if anybody aaw me when
I kissed yon last night?
She I boposo.
She I hope so.
She I mean business and want wit-
Taa Madam Mother
Has found that her little ones are
improved more by the pleasant laxa
tive. Syrup of Figs, when in need ot
the laxative effect of a gentle remedy
than any other,' and that is more ac
ceptable to them. Children enjoy it
and it benefits them, ihe true rem
edv, Svrnnof Figs, is manufactured
by. the California Fig Syrup company
A. O. V. W.
A full attendance of the members
of Noble Lodge No. 1. A. O. U. W.
is requested at a meeting of their
lodge Monday evening, Dec. 11
A special grand lodge deputy will
be present and deliver an address to
theneetihg,. All members pQsjsterJ
lodge ara'carnealiy sxiqisWled &.be4
present. H. A. JoiiNSox, Kecorder.
E. O. Ltsor. M. W.
a W Tsar aUUdar latas.
For the above occasion the Bur.
llngton. Cedar Rapids Northern
railway will sell excursion tickets at
all stations to points on its line with
in a rutins 200 miles, at a very low
rate for the round trip. . -
Aicaeisonsaie uec. 23, 24, u, SO
and SI. 1893, and Jan. U 1894, good '
to return until and including Jan.
For rates, tickets, time of trains
and other information, call oa or ad
dress any agent of this company. '
. J. IV. HANXBOAX, ,
Gen. Tkt & Pass. AgU
H lidar Ixtamsa.
For Christmas and New Tear's
holidays the C, M. A St. P. will sell
excursion tickets at one fare and one-
third for round trip within a distance
of 200 miles. Tickets oc Sale Dec.
23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and Jan. 1; good to
return up to and including Jan. S.
h. u. w . Holmes, Agent.
The best and quickest work for the
money in the city. T. H. Ellis,
1321 Second avenue.
Saaday Bui nma.
At Trinity Chapel, Rev. R. F
Sweet, rector, even song and Sunday
scuool at Z:3l p. m.
At Trinity church. Rev. R. F.
Sweet, S. T. D., rector, tomorrow,
the second Sunday in Advent. Sunday
school at 9:15 a. m. Matins and
celebration at 10:45 a. m. Even song
at 7:30 p. to.
At the Central l'resuvterian, the
usual services in the morning.
and evening. Preaching by the
pastor. Rev. John H. Kerr. Sunday
school at 11:45 a. m. Young peo
ples prayer meeting at 6:40 p. m
At toe Christian church, preach.
ing by the pastor. Rev. T. W. Grat
ton, at iu:4d a. m. ana t :30 p. m.
Morning subject, "Enemies of the
woru:" evening. "Christianity a
Present Day Blessing." Sunday
school at 9:lo a. m. loung people
meeting ai icau p. m.
At the l-irst M. t.. church, preach.
ing in the morning at 10:45 a. m. by
the presiding elder. Rev. M. A. Head,
followed by the Sacrament of the
Lord's Supper. At 7:30 p. to.,
preaching by the pastor. Subject
Habit. Character and Destiny."
Sunday school at "9:30 a.m. Young
people's meeting at 6:30 p. m.
At me first uaptist, preacuing by
the pastor. Rev. C. E. Taylor, Ph. D.,
morning and evening. Subject for
morning, "God a Sufficient Helper;
evening, "tor what Did Christ
Jesus Conic nto the World?" Sun
day school at 9:15 a. m., C. W. Wil
liams, superintendent. B. Y. P. U
meeting at 6:30 p. m. Topic.
Lamps Without Oil," leader. Miss
Minnie Peterson. Junior B. Y. P. U.
at 2:20 p. m. Sunday school at the
1-ortv-fourth street chapel at 8 p.
m., r. at. sinnct, superintendent.
A Klltaa meads.
A friend in need is a friend indeed
and not less than one million people
have found just such a friend in 1
ning s acw LMscoverv lor consump
tion, coughs and cold's. If vou have
never used this great cough medi
cine, one trial will convince you that
it has wonderful curative powers in
all diseases of throat, chest and
lungs. Each bottle is guaranteed to
do all that is claimed or money will
lie refunded. Trial bottles at Harts
& Ullenieyer's drug store. Large
uottics one ana vi.
UESEKVINO P RAISE.
We desire to say to our citizens
that for vears we 'have been selling
Dr. King's New Discovery for con
sumption. Dr. King's New Life pills.
Buck tin's Arnica salve, and Electric
bitters, and have never handled rem.
edies that sell as well, or that have
given such universal satisfaction.
We do not hesitate to guarantee them
every time, and we stand ready to
refund the purchaser's price, if satis
factory results do not follow their
use. These remedies have won their
great popularity on their merits.
Hartz i Lllenievcr, druggists.
BCCKLEN 8 AKKICA SALVE.
The best salve in the world for cuts,
bruises,' j -jilcers, salt rheum
Fever - sores, tetter, chapped hands,
chilblains, corns, and all skin erup,
tions, and positively cures piles or
no pay required. It is guaranteed
to give perfect satisfaction, or money
refunded. Price 25 cents per box.
For sale by Hartz A Ulleiueyer
.. Metropolitan Hotel,
Broadway, Oor.Prlnce St.. New Tank Ctty.
atltaa to ranontad aadcr new BtaauraKml.
M las (inpna ln.
itanai raMS si a uy ana apwara.
Rotaufsat canal w the bettia las cttr stand
trart can from all K. K. atatlm aad ataaav
nt and ferry landing paw U door.
UILDEKTO ds ALLEN. rn.
A very complete stock
at pricesthat are inducenfienu
Just received the largest line of Ladies
Opera and Square Toe Shoes, patent
tip. all solid,
162? Second Ave.. Under Rock Island Hc--
WaeaEaby aaaahk. wagammrrK
Wbca rim ra a CUUtl, mlxi crird for Cadorta.
i ate became Mia, abe catoK to Gutorla.
i had CMUna, staa gave them Canor
Catarrh la Cataratfa,
I used "Ery's Cream' lytm fOr dry
catarrh. It proved a cure. B. F. M.
Ely's Cream Balm is especially
adapted as a remedy for catarrh
which is aggravated by alkaline dust
and dry winds. W. A. Hover, drug
I can recommend El"s Cream
Balm to all sufferers from dry catarrh
from persona experience. Michael
Herr, pharmacist. Denver. ' t
Ely's Cream Balm has cored many
cases of catarrh. It is in constant
demand. George W. Hoyt, pharma
cist, Cheyenne, Wyo.
Children Cry for
i j ...
Lane's Family Medicine moves the
bowels each day. Most people need
to use it,
. ClUcJre-i Cry for
Coughing leads to consumption.
Kemp's Balsam will stop the cough
H 1 11 1 II M 1
Prices adjusted to suit the Times. Placing Goods
of a Superior class within the reach of
all economical buyers. y;' ;! :r
Ths Greatest BARGAIN GIVING House in itie Tri Clte
A WEEK FOR GLORY.
Lot 1 All wool snowuake suitings, 36-inch
wide, worth 52 c at i71c
Lot 2 All wool Frunell serges, 49-inch wide,
worth 55c at 40c.
Lot 3 All wool dress flannels, 52-inch wide,
worth C5c at 45c.
Lot 4 Hop sacking, all colors. 40-inch wide,
worth 80c at G5c.
tot 5 Satin burburs, worth 15c at 10c.
Lot 6 Printed fancy serges, 36-inch wide, worth
Lot 7 Satin serges, all colors, 14-inch, worth
11.15 at 95c.
Lol 8 All wool fancy brocades, 40-inch wide,
worth 72c at 62c.
Lot A Ladies' embroidered silk handkerchiefs.
25c at 16c.
Lot B Ladies' linen all hemstitched handker
chiefs, worth 12Jc at 9c. K
Lot C Ladies1 hemstitched silk handkerchiefs,
- worth 45c at 35c.
Lot D Ladies' Swiss embroidered handker
chiefs, worth 40c at 25c.
Lot E Ladies' Swiss embroidered handkerchiefs,
worth SOc at 20c.
I Ait F Gents' all linen hemstitched handker
chiefs, worth 16c at 12c.
Lot G Gents' all linen cord edged handker
chiefs, worth 10c at 8c.
Lot 1 Black Armure silk, worth 90c at 70c.
Lot 2 Bengaline silk, all colors, worth f 1.35 at
- Lot 3 Black Bengaline silk, worth ft. 15 at 90c.
Lata Black gros grain silk, worth fl.10 at 88c.
Lot 6 Light colored crystal silk, worth 75c
at67Jc. ' -
Lot . Black Duchess, worth fl.25 at 11. . N
Lot 7 Black Duchess, worth fl at 80c
Gloves and Mittens.
Lot A Gents' buck gloves and mittens.
lined, worth 11.85 at tl.3.
It B Gents' fleeced lined kid gloves, worth
$1.25 at 95c. .
LotC Ladies' lined kid mittens, worth fl at
65c. . r. ;
Itot D Ladies' silk mittens, extra quality,
worth 8 )c at 6'c. .
Lot E Ladies' Mocha gloves in all colors,
pearl buttons, worth f 1.50 at f 1.35.
For this week ono more case, 69 pieces, best
dress calicos at 3Jc. .,.
For this week one more case, 31 pieces. Lons.
dale i muslin at 5c. i "i
ror this week one case, 22 pieces, cotton
worth 8c at 5c.
For this week one case, 48 pieces,
ha'ms, worth 8c at 4Jc- j j ,
Ladies' black fur muffs, worth 63c at 85c. V
Gents' embroidered night dresses, worth 7to ' '
at 45c. , ri , . VT71 V
Stocking yarn, all colors and black, at 4Qo a
IJol comforters, worth 65c at S7c ' . -
Fine Meerschaum pipes, worth $1 at 60c - -
Briar pipes, tirst quality, extra fine, worth - 96e .
at 60c. ' . , rV i
Briar pipes, first quality, extra fine, worth 61
at 25c. "
Ladies' German knitted skirts, worth C6c at 46c
Ladies' knitted wool jackets, worth tl.si at
r: v. ' , j . ''. . . " '
Anu uuuureus 01 oiaer lou too MaMUm to
CLOAKS ! CLOAKS ! ! CLOAKS!!!
AT PRICES THAT WILL SELL THEM ALL.
Our Toys and Holiday Goods are now on sale. Thousands of articles.