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your water rent.
Th Mikado" tonight.
Shoe ae at Doll Bros'.
Bnttcrine at Buncher Bros
iatare with Ilnesinir & Hoe ft.
At Marshall A Fisher'., cup for fl.
it ts a trrand cup for 1 at Mar
Mr. T. K. Harper's condition is
nenanped tod sr.
Take advantage of the men's shoe
ai at ioWt Bros'.
Children' shoes at greatly reduced
: n .. T 1 1 r , "
Every lady look in Marshall &
iisner window tonight.
Don't fail to read Jackson & Hurst a
au. ir yon nave monev to invest
Tostniastor J. F. McNabney, of
Hampton, was in the city today.
The sparkling opera. -The Mika
uo, mi uarpurs tucatre this eve
liusb.tnj, brother nnd uncle, call
lor a ticket at Marshall & Kishi-r's
for the cnp.
Tbe lioiick Otter comp.inv in
The Mikado ' at Harper's theatre
Wen s hand-sewed Cordovan. Kan
garoo and French calf shoes at $3 at
IJolly liros .
Airs. Mnin, the milliner, will ro
to Chicago on business tonight, re-
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Blessing and
Mrs. W illard Baker left this after
noon for dalesburg.
lork. tenderloin, sausage meat,
spare ribs, leaf lard, pigs' feet, etc..
at lulmorc spork house.
L. F. Knott, of South Rock Is'and,
nas recently fallen heir to a portion
ff . ...... . I r . , .
Worth's method of French bastinc
as taught in America bv Madam Kel
1 r i
jupjj winy fttsn diock, uarennort.
o woman nas received as many
pim. siiTer ami bronze medals as
Madam Kellogg Ryan block, Daven-
Madam Kcllogg's school of dress-
cnttmg nnd making will be open
Mon.Iny, ov. 19, Ryan block, Dav.
ttrand opening oyster soup lunch
tt Joseph (fiitzweilt'r s tonicht at th
corner f fourth stmt and Third
Ladies are cordially invited to call
and investigate Madam KeMog-'s
system of ladies French tailoring
u u.iirk. Lavcnpori.
Irof. tlendenin's dancing class
meets Monday niirht at the Standard
club rooms. iitors other than
parents positively not admitted to
meniiore Jennings left Iat eve
ning for I'hienit, Arizoua. where he
win go into the fruit-raising busi
ness. Mrs. Jennings will leave to-
morrow night to join her son
Madam KelIoc" inventnr nnl rn
ntce of the French tailor svstera. has
taken ont more patents than anv
woman in the world Thev can lie
at her rooms, Ryan block. Dav
Hereafter. I. B. Sonders, veterin
ary snrgeon, will have his office at
Ladin's new liverv stable, 1G11
Fourth avenun. All calls promptly
aimuueii ic uav or night. Tele
A fair si.ed nndienee heard the
third of the I'niversity Kxtension
lectures given at the High school a
semlily room last evening. Prof
.en Dii ns suiiji-rt was Felix Holt
bdu iaiiicaiism." I he speaker cre
ated a decided impession, command
ing the closest atw-ntiou of his hear
Tomorrow afternoon nt2:30 o'cloc k
there will be a rpepinl meeting for
working men at the I nited I'resbv
terian church. F.vrngelist Bell, who
has been conducting revival meet
ings the week, will make an address
oi special interest to men of every
trade and profession. Old and young
nre eoriuaiiy invited to he present
About thirty members of the Rock
Island Flambeuu club came over to
Davenport last evening and joined
about thnt number of members of the
Pavenpurt club in a banquet at F.l
dridges restaurant, after which they
uescrnieii me sensations engendered
by coming out on top in the political
race, it wns a noisy, jonv crowd.
good untured. if politically bad, and
it stood in no danger of being unno
ticed by anyone within several blocks
or It Davenport Democrat.
Th t'nlon oa Civil Sai-rlm
wrourni nn over thn nlan nf k.
n I J v wuv
Chiefs of nolice of Illlnnia tn r-omnr
the police system of the state from
the odium of politics with a view of
promoting the efficiency of the ser
vice, and takes the position that
Were the Civil servico in rnirni k
police force would not have been re
moved that Mayor Medill found when
he entered office. A a matte
fact, if civil service were in existence
at that time, there would not have
been the Dolice. either at thn hat .t
or the force that Mayor Medill found
m.-ic. niiuougn ine morning paper
f tils to remember that the present
i.i.i, vi uiu mil cunnre ine Tnri on
tirely. But be that as it mav. thn
operation of a non-partisan police
lorce would be based on the future,
not the rtast. Reforms mil alt; liA in
augurated when they are established.
iui aoannoneu oecause at certain
times iu the nast thev wmilii h
had certain effects.
The Union's mind is alsn rli.itiirV.nrl
on the effect of President Cleveland's
recent extension of civil servi.-o i-,t1
to all federal offices, anrl anra it fa
done to keen democrats in" nfli
The fact of the matter is that the ap
plication Will serve as s irrcatnr hon-
eficiary to republicans than to demo
viat. m ii was inrough the opera
tion of the last act of Hn rriirina ad
ministration, after h tm.l Un
defeated for re-e!eeti on. thnt ho ov.
tended the rule ti retain in nffino
those whom he had previously- ap
pointed, bv suspending the fnrco f
the law. The assertion ns in tho in.
tent of President Cleveland's exten
sion of the civil
dieted by the fact that it was made be
fore election and not after the custom
of the president's illustrious prede
cessor, who waited until he had been
put out of office before attempting to
give those of his own choosin' a
cinch on their jobs.
A PLAY THAT WAS NOT WRITTEN.
Dramatic riati of t hr lll.ler and Yonnger
Iiiuihs Tlint 31 iscarrietl.
A enrions Jir.r. intritino. nil a..
respondence U'twccu Alexandre Dumas,
idiucr, ami --vicxantiro uumas, son, has
leeii published iu Paris by Georges
Boyer, showing the two eminent French
nien had planned to write a theatrical
piece together. Unfortunately tho plan
was not carried ont, and tho literary
world was deprived maybe of a brilliant
producitou. The letters" read as follows:
Pakis. Oct. T. 1SIV-.
Alexandre Dumas, father, to Alexandre Du
IlKAU M lSTm-Aftrr rO mn r.f M.Anl.
d-fea: anil virtori -i, of failures and buc
ecsres, I bplieve Hint, if not a Great Cflpbrtty.
nuvc ii ip.isi hip rviuiiniiiin or Imin; a
fruitful novelist. Only yesterday I receive-l
from Virtor 1Iiilti Iti r;u.f,nu- i. ...... it
of cnroiiniiremeiil and coiiprntulations. I have
the honor ta beiuiis to tho Society of Authors
and tho S.icietv of nmmii.tis:s. Afv n.ni..
claim') to the lirst arr: lilero follow a list of
liis most hnrrefi:l works.) Now, 1 lie-;, dear
cia.-ier. tnc nonoror wnmig with 5 nn a drama
In t:vo arts, tlio Idem for w hlrli 1 -.ln:i .i-u-
ca-.s with you at our lirM sneetinc. Tho ideas
are. I U-lievp. n arrnrtianee with thi. tu.i.r
the day. W ill yoa acrce?
AUXAMiHC DCMAS. Tather.
The reply of the son was:
Alexandre lii.mas, ton, to Alexander Dumaa.
IKAn MASrrtt Yonr letter rnmn n fl, .
net address. The frieiidh;ri, tho love, tho re
Fpect, the admiration whieh 1 have for my
fu'her make it my duty, and pieaf nre to ac
cept Mindly your ami&ble offer. I: ii
tlicreforc, we fhall work together on sonic
Tl i'.l In Pr. ipla 'I',. .. 1
, ...... . . . . ,v wi . 1 1 ii hi. ir l iiio
nay. lietneen us. will bono had vieroof btiai-
AOV. 14 Anaafaoia Utimliw
Olive Cleaveland. lot 17, block 1, M.
fcchnell s add.. Rock Island, H.050.
15 Nathaniel Petty to Gilbert
1'ettV. Part lots fi nt 7. lnt ft an1 o
block 12, Old Town of Coal Vallev,
auu iraei ov metes and bounds dp
37, 15, lw, fl.
16. Estate of Adam Aldav. Let
ters testamentary issued to Mnrv
i .i . . . ... J
oona waived ny win.
Kstate of Carl J. Almoren. Pti
tion of Johanna Almj-ren for letters
testamentary tiled and will presented
ior prooaie. reposition ot subscrib
ing witnesses to will taken in proof
oi execution thereof and will admit
ted to probate,
Rudy's Pile Suppository is guaran
teed to cure piles and constipation
vi money reiunaeu. iuy cents per
box. Send stamp for circular and
free sample to Martin Rudy, Lancas
ter. Pa. For sale by T. II. Thomas
and Hartz & Bahnsen, druo-o-igts.
imick isianu, in.
of cures such aa
no other medicine
can boast of, has
been won during
the past 25 years
by ir. Tierce's
The worst forms of
Tetter, Eczema, Erysip
elas, Boils, Cm-huneles,
Enlarged (rlnnds, Tu
Diors and Swellings,ar9
cured by it.
Mrs. John o. Foster,
of :s Chapin Sfrrrf, Can
awlaifnta, X. T., envoi
" I was trouMofl with
eczema, or ealt-rheum,
seven years. I doctored
with a number of our
home physicians, also
with Rochester. New
York, and Philnttaltthia
"ind T,'iv? no Mb Foster.
noneflt. 1 paid out hun
dreds of dollars to no purpose. I hare taken
ten exudes 01 luo
' - .in . v ma' u
Discovery' aod am eo-
BK YOU IN NEED?
Want a cook
Want a part nor
Want a f'tnaSon
"ant to rent rvfoms
Want a seirant Ctrl
Want to sell a farm
Want ui sell a nonse
Want to trrtamre anytblrur
Want to -ell hnuaehi.lii ifoods
Want to m.ike any rent epwte loan
Want tn sell or trade for ar.yr.hlne
Want to find eustomera for anythmr
USB THSSR nOLCTNS.
rpHK OAfLY ARQt'8 DELIVERED AT YOUR
i:'r i-y-"v PTRninj mr Hie ner wott
PITHT OS WANTH - 1(Y SWEi.R GIKL.
r rx-erieni en eooa nnd laundress. H.-i
denre, 1KH Twi'ifih ttreel, Moli .e.
nose and throat.
scinntiticnll v. Ofliee
to the eve. ear.
Highest Honors World's Pair.
Oratiry and Wit.
'A enrions thine almnt noliticnl nrs.
torramlwit i tlin sid,, lifl,t T tn
- " -n" - r." "1 "
one asjieet of it years ago in Buffalo."
j. iius jir. Cleveland is qwifed hy a iis
teuer. "One moniiiu? a onaint Innk-ino-
old chap eamo into my oflice and said
thnt he had read in the newspapers thnt
I was to Kjieuk at a mass meeting tho
following night nnd wanted to know if
it were trae. When I told hiru that
it was so, ho revealed to mo a new
method of gaining oratorical distinc
tion. Ho Volunteered to intnmmt mtr
. . --i
speech at stated intervals with a remark
..I 1., 1 . , .
in. iu niiiiiiKi tit agrecM upon oerweeu ns.
To this interjection I was to retort wit
tily, and thus, as tho old fellow pointed
ont, I would acnuire a renutatiou as a
"Mr first imnrcwinn rns tVint- ho vnc
aninsiiiu bimsclf ut mv pt-h lmi iin
rcix-ated to me several tilings I conld
rein iu witiiiy aim wanted n:o to pay
him ronwily for helping me to a rennta-
tion. l!nt I told him I was indifferent
to that kind of fame, and lie went hw.it
disappointed. Not very long after that
I was seated on a stago listening to a
speaker, when who should ariso in th
audience bnt my onaint visitor and
bawl out one of th vm t.bin
wanted mo to pay him for interrnnfinir
me with. Tho orator answered him with
the same retort that I was offered tho
privilege of makine. and the andicmcn
exploded into laughter, and I heartily
joined in, but my amusement bad not
tho samo foundation, I fancy, as that of
tho rest of tho langhers. And during
tho rest of tho evening thn nM f..lW
made an occasional interruption from
oureroui parts or the house, and tlio re
torts were of tlio same manufactured
sort. I am u trifle skeptical now on thn
snbjeet of witty retorts. "-Cincinnati
. K ft'reni'n. ,i nii4p.l u . . xii,:i u;. ..n
A c;onn COOK AND l.ArVFESS,
M Tweulieth f tree
COR RENT A SMALL DOISE. FOUR
room-, corn, rot Mi.tn tr"o' and rlfth ive-
Eiie. app yainry llarnt r office.
WANTED-TO I! T. BV DESIRAI.K "FN
" ant. a hntr f ix or eiph' iivnw. between
,-.. ineieii ai u i n rtx nn (trvcte;co children
Inquire of -i." . hieeflii e.
SJTTUATTOV WANTED -YOI NG MAN 4
we l ednciite.1, competent Ixx.k tte r.-r alia
i nice man; n raid w'.lhn . towers at mo-t nnr
thine; larjre Mar. rot eaj.eeted. city refer
enda. Addre-, E. E..thi (flics.
CEVENTY FIVE DOLLARS A
' to lacte
1111 f... Ill ... ..II ,k u t.l
- - ..- . p. nuiin iiipu
a-ner w asln- -ml ir e tlem in two nen
ntm without w. ttinirthc hard". Ne expert nee
ii.i m-arj . I"-, - m KIL n : pt'miaT ent pnion
Adnr i- W. V llairijuu & Co., t'lert So. 1
Colnmbue, ohi .
IT7AXTED A fAPBLE. EVFhuitt r nv.
"f lillhle Tilling' Pin milh f.. iu
... j--...,.. M..-i. . nn miW q (lt,w
carta, rupital, t..un a hrani-ti o' our bimint ra in
HnrL 1 . 1, n.l 1 1 . . . i . f r . . . , . .
" " " .ii , iiimui. r-qilire". I
yon hare the money and want a leattimate. nleav
ant olliee hurmeaa penii no your n fcren-ea and
. r 1 iBToe's experenre vou have had
Address, G. W. Eorland, 213 Wabaiih avenue. Chi
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A f art Crap Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
Worn Amrhenu, Alum or any other adulterant
40 TEARS THE STANDARD.
Hard coal, all sizes, ncr ton 7 ko
Uiscount for cash, per ton 25
Cannel coal per ton 6 00
Indiana block per ton 4 00
Kentucky lump per ton 4 25
Cartage added nn loss than inn n.
I n - mu .
dera. E. fi Fravu
to Florida, Texas, California or the
l'acilie northwest via th ..i?,.t- t.i
and Koute." quickest time, lowest
rates and best train service. Apply
at any C, It. I. & P. railwav ticket
olliee for full information.
Tub Argus, only 10c a week.
We Have Htsej to Loan at t Per Cent,
On Fnrm or City Property in ny teetion of conn
fry where property has a flx.d market value.
Money ready for immediate lona where security
and Mle i Ruid. No t:onimip.sion. We solicit
annhra'iona. Kla k furnished nnan reaue at
ALLEN & CO ! 42 Broadway. N w York
Compare His Prices
Patent Flour per sack 7,"c
8 cans Tomatoes, Standard brand 25c
3 cans Corn, jsc
Crawford Peaches . . 12c
California Pears 4C
" EgZ Plums 12c
(iold Drop Plums 12c
' (Ireen Gases 12c
3 lb. Grated rineannle lie
3 lb. Can White Fifrs 2c
1 lb. Baking Powder 15C
All other goods will be sold nro-
porlionately low for sjot cash for
lue next 20 days. . ,
C. J. LONG.
Second Avenue and
The Place to Euy Stoves
is where you can get full
assortment to select from.
I keep the largest assort
ment of STOVES in the
west, and prices to suit all,
having now in stock three
hundred stoves of the lead
ing grades for hard and soft
coal or wood:
1615-1617 Second Ave.
Then visit KRELL &
MATH'S. If you are
already married, come
anyway. They help
make home happy
supporting the wants
the inner man.
How to be Happy,
Fix up a nice home, select
the girl of your choice,
always be pleasant and
courteous, and purchase
your Cakes, Ice Creams
and Candies from Krell
&Math. This receipt is
guaranteed in every in
stance or money refunded.
esbll & mm
1716 and 1718 Second At.
Come in and get a dish of
Mclniy re-Reck QizGoodsco.
oole Agents lor Buttenck Patterns the best in the world.
Weather came mi b a rnah: provision fir keeping- warm nut be aiada,
xd the question it bow to do It cheaply aid well.
McIotj-re-R. ck Co.. aanaoaU will help yoa olr tbe prol.lra.ant
ark yon to read every word of tUta adreniaraieot catffuMy ant act
Big-bargain values aM3c, 6 V,TTc5c,Tc.f 1.1S, $l.tl, fi n. J1.49.
$1 73, etc , ap to the very flneet grade, each and every one of which la
marked with a view to Ihli rperial tale. Eiderdown cotnfof a haod
omely made, with French aatine covera, from up to the best.
no pair 10-4 white and jrray cotton blankets, per pa'r, 3Hz. Thn
are far larjer and heavier than tbe blanket aanally a1d at :. other
cotton bla- keta at Ofs slc,Oc, fl.t.
Marked oat value fr our blanket aale Xewport Tana, f 1.18; It' a
Oolnea blii.ket. $1.81. n.nillr $1 98 per pa!r.
90 pair heavy, 11-4 wool blanket, per aair. flS.
A drive in all wool, rel blanket. 10-4 riza. per pair, ft 6
l'riiice-on p'.alda, CallforLia blankit, etc., la fall nwrtmrat.
Ttown piliowa. feather In bnl a and la pillow, all a the loamtt
p f-, A "P''' 'n .pound p lioaa, heat nek ooveniiL-, per pair. tc
. lncni in propuriioa.
Tbee Hem np harp and quick. Tbey are tot .hot 1,4 r .
laa kni.titx w,.,, V"'
blark. only per akein. ItSc
Xt roller rart ifa abade. roller rnararie' 4
Bet.'' It lea- ln( eolora, xr rbade, 15c Ilartali .rti r,. let .
fcl a t aaore.
J u... -n ... -t. 1 . m .
rwv... jinn .h iv-tinnc-a in. tl Vai' h , v. .
tr tia Zic will wl oal rapidly tfaia week at net i, , ''T'T "
tor 7lc ' -j: r-.
a lot a ore than we ill ark for Hum. They ate jour, at lr
CI Vi m fur aeta. aisff aad tippet. Lr.-e ,
lined per fa lea . tc t twice a. mural niaa.-.' I 0' . 4
A eaae r.f fall a andard nTrnta.te U litr. at r,r .,
Cool niat.y eople amile. The , rice 1. J..t ir. ' ' a. a
14 ptec - ni c. ploaip tranl laaot bv. w-blle they la
rrerood arj tnovior rapid'? with n, at, J
marrh mure merry, we thro ual a M vho u of
4c, 50c, 57c 6rc,
tw dre rvvla In aire rherk. tnlvtor, .. etc . a r
S plren of t.iM-T J .rqnarrt.. etc., t.c atid sin. ...j. , .
big vine lot at IS tw yard. ,p
Come la everrday. yi:r in tLi. ir tiitv H.t. (,,
for y. ut trade that we on and pwpe are Hii-u'e ,.u. , .
rvery amy ttia: it pay. well to Uarc w ltu ''
Mclntyre - Reck Dry Goods Co.
4 1709 and 171 1 Second avenue. Rock Islanj.
Fntig the Knife
Mo Parlor tain
Plays havoc with it. We are doing it,
though, and the people will play havoc
with our stock, because it's the prices, not
the furniture, that have suffered amputation.
There's always a right time to do the right
thing. Its the right time now to furnish
your house, and our store is the right place
to do it You'll know we are right when
you see our goods and prices.
Furniture, Carpets, Stoves,
G O. HUCKSTAEDT
Terms of payment easy.
It's Like Finding M qney.
Should you pass along the street and find a $5 gold piece, most people would naturally
a...v -uu,llllc dl uemg 5 aneau, but some other fel ow would ti, .r. u .....
home with the intentions of buyintr a Si ; suit or overmst j
' u" ,,u wc WI guarantee to suii iv
you with an outfit as good in every particular at
As Any Other Dealer will Offer
It's like finding money, the only difference beincr tW K ,i,ir :.t. ... . . . ...
1 .... . 0 3 v"-'"4; vn.n us you lind S; whtrh vnn -,r
ally entuled to while the only sur would fc. some com Taaa"
coats. They are positively as good every bit. as those you would have to pay S5 more for cVeahere,
Any of the suits or overcoats are selling from $ upwards ate splendid, all wool fabrics while the
suits we have placed on sale a. $6.5o and $S S3 are without doubt eual to those you wotufcoV M
pay $4 more for elsewhere. We don't carry the shoddy satinet kind-he bes" onK IU Iti'
money ,o trade wUh us-all we ask is an opportune provig ourc.alms "
Underselling Everybody on Everything Every Time.