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Christmas, watcn locals for special induce
ments eich evening for special prices.
Thr tradinff nublir fiav
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latest novelties arc to dc seen
Hjp brrt English Cashmeres we
t,is k. an coiors, at rcc.
H'.inch iienrievvnn, always nave
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lD i-nenp jm, iu wren
ui.'im-h Serges, imported, always
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IT If n rurnF oi-ti, uur price
il.i In'! patterns, novelty suit-
I -. f ini ranis ?i.?o. lake your
a-ini-h Mack Faille worth $1.26,
''.imh Satin Duchess, extra
LrT. worth 1.25. at 9c.
j,ri: Mik ii) an "gut shades,
;itai'U fur fancy work, at 42 e.
The nciffi line oi plain China
in the city 24-inch, nile.
lrirt. Iisht tiue, pink, canarv.
Jlil fr this sale, 48e.
Desirable Holiday Presents.
Maje your selections now while our s'ock is com
plete. We have the most complete stock of Toys, etc.,
ever shown in Kock Island. Now is your time, and this
'. . UA nlirA rr9 fill a.aa.m.,1 I- 1 ! -3 1
i ijiv. .v. wwoiiuiiiiucti
i.l Silk I.abv Ribbon. 1c.
12 Sp!9 Kiiibroidery Silk for 5c.
N.i. . all Silk Black Satin Rib-
(nTmantown Zephyr Yarn, 9c a
I, mm yards Novelty Dress Goods,
Miu-h wide, for this sale, 29c a
h Fancy Gold Decorated Cups
ml Saucers, for this sale, 25c.
Worth up to 75c.
lr ladies. All ool Cordivan
Fur men. UK) Fancy Teck Scarf9,
uur terms are spot cash.
A Columbian Half Dollar free
ith ercrv Cloak over ".
T mi and Jerry Sets, 12 mugs and
-wis. fold bowl, $3.25 a set.
For children. Fancy Picture Book,
o ninl up.
For children, a 2-wheelcd Cart.
rsinleil, onlv 6c.
Furniture Given Away.
A larjrc line of elegant furniture given away when you have
trailed (15 to 23. It is not necessary to trade it all at one time.
Traile at your convenience, and all purchases will count toward
Sole Agency for Imperial Pinned Paper Patterns.
Now is the time before the Christmas
rush. Beautiful mouldings just in and
going at the very lowest figures.
Adams Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and 314 Twentieth street.
Higgeat Store. Biggest stock in the three cities.
Prevention Costs $5
Cure Costs from 2Jc to
Means more than you imagine. Serious and
fatal disease often result from cold, damp feet
and poorly constructed shoes. Don't miss na
ture's greatest gift. Health protect your feet
$5 Cork Sole
l;eet Always Warm and Dry. Great Health Preservers.
He Can Please You.
open every evening until
been fully convinced that
is up to date. Only the
on our counters.
20-inch China8ilksgoln this tale
20-incU Surah Silk, double
ayanl 65 inalltJ' at s3c 83c
80 dozen half-bleached Napkins,
would be cheap at 11.45, g this
60-inch Satin Damask Table Ltn
ea, to boom this department, worth
75c, at 42ic.
60-inch ' Bleached Table Linen
with red border, guaranteed fast
color, worth K5c. at 62.1c.
10 dozen Chenille 6-4' Table Cov
ers, worth 1.42, at 9c.
200 Down Pillows, French Sateen
covered, with a 4i-inch raffle, worth
I1.3S, go in this sale at 98c, 98c, 98c.
100 plain Down Pillows, worth
68c, go at 49c.
Christmas Tree Candles, 5 for lc.
ior boys, Skates, 39c a pair and
tor girls, Skates, 85c a pair and up.
For boys. Velocipedes, $1.20 and
Wc show the most beautiful
Banquet lamp with 28-inch shade,
at only 2.69. Must be seen to be
For boys, Coasters from 25c up to
For girls. Sleds from SDc up to
Dolls for lc, Dolls for 2c, Dolls
for 5c, Dolls up to $5.
Hosiery, Ladies1 Bleached Hose,
3c a pair.
See our stock of Alluminum
Ware we are the cheapest.
We show the most Complete Line
We add New Wonders to our Dry
Goods Department daily.
$5 Cat F Lined
"JACK" OUT AGAIN.
Another Episode of the "Hug
ger" Last Night.
ACCOSTS A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER
Hi. Identification Almoot KstahHabed
How TVlllUm Hogan Treated Thow
Who Befriended Hlm-General Police
While on her way to attend
young people's meeting at the
First M. E. hurcu in company
with her sister, a young lady
teacher employed in the Molinc
public schools, who resides on Twenty-second
street and Sixth avenue.
was accosted by this individual who
nas Deen following and hugging
women in the eastern part of the
uity ior some time past. He did not
succeed in carrying out lus purpose,
however, as a scream from the vounir
lady's sister frightened him as he
was about to embrace his desired
The Argis, as well as chief Sex
ton, has been tracking an individ
ual ever since the facts of the firt
case became known to this paper, aud
irom me description given by the
young lady who was accosted last
night, the identity of "Jack" has
oeen established. Jhe man is t
rather antiquated individnal, wear
ing clothes of a back number, a plug
nai, rrince Aioert coat and an
orange colored wig. Ho attended
church where the young lady sinis
s r " . J n
in ine cnoir vesteruav mornln?.
ine inaiviuual was taken in
charge by Chief Sexton late this
afternoon, and gave his name
L. Crosby, of Albia, Iowa.
Later he was identified by Miss
Fitzpatrick, sister of Miss Edith Fitz
patrisk, the young lady who he at
tempted to assault last evening.
FOKSOOK HIS ft'RIKXOS.
William Hognn U Converted, bat Soia
After attending divine services at
the United Presbyterian church last
evening, illiam Hogan went to hi
boarding house across the street from
the church, conducted by Mrs. Han
nan, gathered together some wearing
apparel belonging to the other board
ers, appropriated his good mis
tress pocket book, containing f 2, and
decamped. At the recent revivals.
conducted by Rev. Bell at the United
lre6byterian church, Hogan pro
fessed Christianity, giving up his
iormer nouo-iike characteristics, and
vowing to reform.' believing in his
earnestness to become a better man.
members of the church provided a
boarding house lor Hogan, who said
that through inability to secure work
he was compelled to sleep at the po
lice station. Hogan secured work.
attended church regularly, and from
all appearances was sincere in his
convictions. But lust night bis
minu, which had been inspired
with religious fervency, drifted back
to its former thoughts, and Hogan
went wrong, forsaking the people
whose Kindness he had imposed
Other Police New..
F. Ollstrum, of Kewanee. was fined
1 5 and costs this morning bv Magis
trate Schroeder for failing to carry a
Saturday night s jag properly.
George York, who stabbed Joseph
Wilhite at Milan Friday night, was
bound over to the circuit court m
f200 bonds Saturday afternoon by
justice George isrown.
William Atkinson's horse and bug
gy have been missing since Fri
day night, and the police are in
clined to believe they have been
stolen. It is a sorrel horse, and the
buggy is of the old style side spring.
John Storm, of Davenport, is be
ing tried before Magistrate Schroe-
dcr this afternoon on a charge of
disturbing the peace, preferred by
Jacob PfafT, at whose residence, on
Fourteenth-and-a-half street, he was
the aggressor in a quarrel yesterday,
Forgot Bin Change.
A collar and necktie hanging
around a picket on a Fourth avenue
fence m the vicinity of Twentieth
street was the subject of numcrou
questions on the part of curious Sun
day morning pedestrians, some
thinking that the sun's glistening
ravs had thrown light upon a terri
ble deed perpetrated during the wee
and dismal hours of the past night,
nothing more than this parcel of
wearing apparel being left of the vic
tim. Others scoffed at such an idea
being more strongly of the belief
that some fellow had selected this
spot to put on a clean collar and for
got his change. The latter theory
is possible, as nothing corroborative
of the tragedy opinion can be learned
Seek Mo Farther.
Your tour of inspecting holiday
goods and novelties is not completed
until you have examined the display
of the Klug-Hasler-Schwentser 'Dry
Goods company, Davenport. It
has just what you are looking for.
New Coal Yard.
The Empire Coal company has
opened a coal yard for the sale of the
celebrated Oilcbrist, Mercer county
coal. Office in the Diamond Jo ware
house, corner of Seventeenth street
and the levee. Telephone 1105,
George lamont, agent.
Farm for sale.
Farm of the late Daniel Edgington,
160 acres improved, one mile from
the village of Edgington; also SO
acres of timber. If not sold soon
same will be for rent for the coming
year. Apply to
UfcKBY Ccktis, Executor.
MONDAY", DECEMBER 10, 1G94
THE TRI-CITY CONGRESS.
The Meeting In Rock I.land Teaterrtmy Af
ternoon The Money Policy.
The Tri-City Labor congress, at its
regular monthly meeting in Rock
Island yesterday afternoon, adopted
a memorial to congress, opposing the
adoption of the Baltimore monetary
plan, out demanding a currency safe,
sound and flexible, of fold and sil
ver, 16 to 1, and full legal tender, ab
solute paper money, issued direct by
the general government only, in pay
ment oi current appropriations, in
volumes sufficient to transact the
business of the country, and distrib
uted and kept in circulation through
the medium of government banks of
deposit, without discount.
President Farber, of the congress.
having moved to I)e.s Moines, ten
dered his rertignatio.'i: four new
names were admitted and Dr. C. T.
Llndley delivered an address
The Oreat J .hi lee.
The Gnstavns Adolrhus celebra
tion at Augnstana college was brought
to a close last evening. In Satur
day's issue appeared a report of the
exercises of the forenoon of thrtdav.
Aside from the vcrv excellent musi
cal program of the afternoon, notable
addresses were made bv Kevs. Ens-
tain and Johnston, the former of
New Haven, Corn., the latter of St.
Sunday afternoon the prettv chapel
was again tilled to its utmost capa
city, and not a few wcic obliged to
go away, lieing unable to gain ad
mission. I he program was cpened
wnn an organ voluntary by frof.
Hall, followed by a song bv the grand
chorus. The congregation then sang
the -2 1 -Id hvmn of the Swedish Luth
eran hymnal, after which the Uevs.
Johnston and Jesperson rendered the
liturgy. Another song was then sung
oy tne cnapel cnoir, alter which the
congregation again san the famous
battle hvmn coTirH'seit t,y Luther.
Rev. Dr. Sward, president of the
synod, read a pinion of the
scriptures and offered prayer, after
which the grand chorus sang, "Fear
Not, O Little Flock, the Foe." Then
followed a most able sermon bv lie v.
Dr. Sward, who had chosen as his
text. Hebrew 11 82. At the close of
the doctor's sermon, apnropria' mu
sical renditions were given. This
concluded the very successful festiv
ities, which will long be cherisjed by
all who participated in them.
August Blozer. of Davenport, a
carpenter employed on the indus
trial nome building, had a severe
gash cut in his head Saturday after.
noon, a C-inch oak roller falling on
him from the floor above where lie
was working. The unfortunate man
was taken to the Sanitarium, where
Dr. Bernhardi sewed tip the wound
putting a live stitches in Biozer's
scalp. Blozer was afterward taken
to his home across the river. His
injuries are not serious.
While hunting with a number of
boys in the woods jast outside the
city Saturday afternoon. Willie Frey
was snot in tue oack of the neck bv
the accidental discharge of a com
pauion's shot gun. The load dis
charging in a glancing direction was
all that saved Willie's life. As it
was, some of the shot lodged just
back of his ear, inflicting a painful
wound. Willie was taken to the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs,
VI illiam rrey. 220 Seventh avenue
and Dr. Hollowbush summoned
The shot was removed from Willio'
neck, and nothing fatal will result
from the accident.
Florida and the Month!
The quickest and best way from
Rock Island to Florida and all 'points
in idc soutn. is via l'eoria and th
"Big Four Route," through Cincin
nati, Chattanooga, Atlanta, Macon
etc. Leaving Rock Island 2:20 p. m
You get elegnnt vest'bule drawing
room sieeper a' l'eoria :2& p. in. am:
step from same into an elegant lim
ited" train, in Union depot at Cin
cinnati, the next morning, whic
lands you in Jacksonville the next
day at 9:05 a. m., thus making the
run from Rock Island to Jacksonville
in 43i hours. Kates as low as vi
any other route. For rates, tickets,
tourist guides, -tc.f call at R. i. & P.
depot, or address
Cbaulls s. LaFollette,
T. P. A. "Big Four Route,"
221 S. Adams street, Peoria, 11L
A Terrible Thought.
Grace I don't know what I am go
ing to oo.
Ethel Why, what is the matter?
Grace Why, Mr. Fearer of Paris
was talking very earuesty to me in
French last night, and 1 didn't quite
understand him, as he spoke so nupetu
ously. I replied, "Oui, oui," several
times. It has just occurred to me that
perhaps he was propping. Pick Me
Bad No Other Chance.
Reedley Why do you smoke coutin-
uauy irom morning until night f
Weedier It's the onlv tina T
I sleep from night till naming.
aon lu-xsi is.
Light rain: stationary tempcature
wuai,uvibucfi, wiaus: clearing anu
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sngntiy cooler luesday. Today i
F. J. Walz. Observer.
The Klug-Hasler-Schwentser Dry
Goods company, Davenport, is
showing a beautiful line of evening
shades in silk and wool dress goods.
Prices have been shaded on these
ime for Rock Island to Have a
THE OOSDITIOHS WARSAIT IT.
With the Mile of Pavement the City K
Haa, the Only Way to Keep Them Ciena
U Throagh a Npecllied Plan That Shoald
he Coaaldered Another Year.
The paved streets of Rock Isiand
should be systematically cleaned.
hue the present administration
as done its duty as far as the appro
priations would warrant, the reoent
periods of dryness with dust flying
to the four winds of heaven have
been laden with convinring proof
that Rock Island has not yet the
proper method of keeping its streets
n proper condition. J ne sweeper
has not proven what was anticipated.
It raises a tremendous dust while In
operation, its scope is not wide
enough and it is wearing on the pave
ment in digging the sand irom be
tween the bricks. Again, it docs not
take up the accumulations, but mere
ly sweeps them to one side, involv
ing the necessity of men and teams
going over the ground the succeeding
day and gathering them up.
DtMrlct the City.
In view of this situation, the
plan originally proposed of divid
ing the paved sections ot the city
nto districts and having squads of
men do the work at night simulta
neously in all parts of the city once
a week at least, is again under dis
cussion. 1 his wnuM insure the end
desired, would provide for the work
being systematically, thoroughly and
entirely done in all paved pinions of
town, and would be a means ot af
fording employment to many men
who need work, while in the end it
is doubtful if it wculd be much more
extcnsive than the present unsatis
ith the many miles of paved
thoroughfares Rock Island now has.
some uniform method -of keeping
them clean should be adopted. The
advance of permanent improvement
on streets has lessened verv materi-
iallv. the annual apropriations for
keping unimproved streets in a
stale oi repair essential to making
them sate and passable. Aside from
the work of a substantial nature done
from year to year now the municipal
street expense is not bcavv.
The property holders have borne
the burdens of street paving without
murmur. Actuated by public-
spirit aud pride, they have submitted
to whatever expense might be in
curred, and lauded the council in its
wise efforts to give a system of
streets and sidewalks that has
amounted to a complete transforma
tion of the city and placed it second
It is the duty of the city to provide
ior keeping the paved streets clean
. . ... ....
at all times.
S. B. Basfnrd, of Carthage, S. I).
was taken sick in Sioux City. He
procured two bottles of Parks' Sure
Cure for the Liver and Kidneys. He
says: "I believe Parks' Sure Cure
excels all other medicines for rbeu
matism and urinary disorders." Sold
by ilartz it Lllcnieycr.
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment when
rightly used. The many, who live bet
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
less expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the value to heslth of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Pvrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable and pleas
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
bencnciai properties l penect lax
ative : effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
ana permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions and
Bet with the approval of the medical
profession, because it arts on the Kid
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak
ening mem ana it is penectiy iree irom
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Fijrs is for sale by all drug,
gists in 50c and $1 bottles, but it is man
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, phose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figs,
and being well informed, yon will not
accept any substitute if o it-red.
Mrs. S. Smith
1805 Second avenue.
Cloak and Jacket Sale.
Cloaks, Jackets and Coats.
Having a large consignment of
Coats, Jackets and Cloaks placed in
oar hand to be disposed of. we
nave decided that nnlil Saturday
night. Dec. 15, with every Ladies1
Coat or Jacket sold at f5 or over
for cash, we will give a pair ot our
best dollar Kid (Moves, or a nice
warm Bed Comfort yon ran have
your choice. These Jackets are
newest, latest and best shapes of
the season; also a few more of those
new, nobby, Oxford Jackets at 2.79
Another shipment of those new
Brnsselene and Madras Rugs.
150, size 22x36, g0 at 21c, all col
ors, bright and durable.
100 Rugs, size 27x64, while they
last, 81c, 84c, 31c.
Great big Rugs, 30x72, at only
42c. Don't make the mistake of
waiting too long.
Dress Goods Department.
Fifteen pieces all wool Melrose
Suitings, value 50c, all week at 2!c;
if thev last, 29c, 29c. Come early
Books Now on Sale.
1,000 volumes 12 mo. Fiction. Poetry. History. Pros, etc.. good
cotb binding. 9c Children's high colored ABC and picture books, lc
and op. Juvenile and story books at oncjuarter the regular price, '
Large Picnic Days Ac, Animal books 4c, Jack and Beanstalk 4c For
ward March and Children's Days 6c, Stories from tho Pansy 6c Little
Men and Women Stories, 4c.
1720. 1722. 1724. 1726 and 1728 Second ave.
December Clearing Sale of Shoes
Too many Shoes for the time
the stock quickly, we intend to inaugurate a Shoe
Sale that will wake you up.
Note some of the prices quoted. Bargains are too numerous
to mention all, but
50c. 5 to 71. were 75c.
75c. H to lul. were 1.
f 1 Misses Dongola, patent tip,
solid, 11 to 13, were f 1.35.
1.10, same shoe as above, but
13 to 2, were fl.50.
99c a pair for $1.25 shoes.
Lace or Congress.
fl.15 for 11.50 Grain shoes.
Lace or Congress.
162) Second Ave:. Under Rock Island House.
jV7e Are Giving;
Bigger values for your hard-earned dollars than can
be got elsewhere. SUMMERS & LaVLLLK is the
household word for
At cheap prices. Times are hard, that's true, never
theless, we are selling goods. And why? Because
we study your interest.
Don't Run Away
With the idea that yon can do Itetter. Our past
record proves our reliability. Strictly all wool
Klen'g Salts, CO,
Same as you pay f 10 and $12 for. The (10 and fit
Overcoats must be seen and tried on. It wont take
you long to decide. Ladies are surprised how cheap
ly we dress their children la a nice stylish suit.
I 1804 Second Avenue.
A great purchase of Sailor and
Walking Hats, also the Manhanaet
you know them 25c while ther
last, 25c, 25c, 25c.
A great craae in Chicago and the
Kaat. nice full bunches, worth Sc.
We shall sell them at Rc; aone at
wholesale. We reserve the right to
restrict the quantity.
FOB HOLIDAY rBCSEBTS.
Table Sets. or Kapkiasand Cloths
single, beautiful Towels, especially
desirable for presents.
A big leader. 20 pieces Bleached
and Brown Damask Table Liaea for
Oc per yard. 50c. Other lines at
44c and 32c, which jou cannot
One gross (144) Monkey climb
ing up a string 15c each while they
All those who were entitled to
lamps during our anniversary sale
Will please call aod present tbeir
white tickets in onr crockery de
partment aad get your lamp.
of year, and in order to reduce
here are a few samples:
11. tl.25. fl.50. tl.75. all
styles and lots of bargains.
12 takes the choice of any
2.50 or f 2 75 shoe in onr bouse,
while this sale lasts.
12.60 takes the choice of any
2 or $3.25 Welt or band trim
med shoe, while this sale lasts.
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