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nraAimua futday, fekruaby 15. itos.
Leaf lard at Gilmore's.
Strictly iresh eggs at Beecher's.
Dressed turkeys and chickens at
Men and Women11 at the theatre
Fresh oysters direct from Baltimore
at W. A. F.hleb's.
Dressed turkeys, chickens and wild
docks at Schauta's.
Choice eating apples, bananas and
oranges at Schanm's.
Cauliflower, spinach and California
cabbage at Schaum's.
Dressed turkeys, docks and chick
ens at H. Schroeder's.
Navel oranges, bananas and Mala
ga grapes at Hess Bros'.
Bellflower and a choice variety of
apples at W. A. Ebleb's.
"Men and Women" at Harper's
theatre tomorrow night.
Dressed turkeys, chickens and
ducks at W. A. Ehleb's.
Go to Beecher's for your butter
and eggs, and save money.
Don't fail to read Jackson & Hurst a
ad. if you have money to invest.
Lettuce, radishes, onions, cauli
flower, celery, spinach and parsley
at Hess Bros'.
Choice celery, cauliflower, spinach
and a full line of fresh vegetables at
W. A. Ehleb's.
The Frohman company in "Men
and Women" at Harper's theatre to
More of those un hemmed table
cloths arrived today at the Boston
store, Davenport. Sole agents for
Centimeri kid gloves.
Reserve your seats at the nsual
6 lace for the grand concert next
londay by Mrs. Bishop and others.
Tickets 50 and 75 cents.
If you hear Mrs. Genevra John-stone-Bi.shop
you will hear the best
soprano of Chicago. She comes to
Har er's theatre next Monday.
Another invoice of new jet and
spangled gu imps and ornaments at
the Boston store, Davenport. Sole
agents for Centimeri kid gloves.
Twen y pii-ees new wool plaids and
15 piei-es new silk plaid just ar
rived at the Boston store. Davenport.
Sole agents for Centimeri kid gloves.
Fine resilience lots on Twentieth,
Twenty-first and Twenty-second
streets for sale on easy terms. See
adv. M. M. Sturgeon, attorney at
Fire early this morning in the
press room of the Plowman Printing
company's building, Moline. dam
aged machinery and stock amounting
to about f 1.5U0.
Attend the masquerade at Armory
ball Saturday night for the benefit of
John Kitson. Proceeds to go to St.
Anthony's hospital, where he is now
being cared for.
There is to be a special meeting of
the Salvation army at the barracks
on Second avenue this evening, when
Capt. Macinnis, of Butte City, Mont.,
will give a lecture on his life as a
sailor, miner and desperado.
The masquerade at the Ball Park
skating rink tonight will undoubt
edly attract a large crowd. A fine pair
of skates will be given to the lady
wearing the best costume. A band
of music will be in attendance.
The production of "Men and Wo
men" is to be given tomorrow night by
a company similar in strength to that
which presented "The Girl I Left Be
hind Me" last Saturday night, it be
ing a Frohman company like it.
Grand mask ball of the Onward
Hose company. No. 2, of the Moline
fire department. Will be held at Wag
ner's opera house, Moline, Saturday
evening, Feb. 16. Twenty-five dol
' lars in gold will be awarded as
The Schlitas Brewing company of
Milwaukee in order to gain a foot
hold in Rock Island, has precipitated
a beer war by cutting the price from
6 to ft a barrel. The cut, however,
has been promptly met by the Rock
Island Brewing company.
Messrs. Murrav & Son have dis
posed of their blacksmith and wagon
shop, at 2l 1 wentv-fourtn street.
to Phil Weber and Charles J. John
son, who take possession Monday,
Feb. IS. The gentlemen composing
the firm of Weber A Johnson need no
introduction to the general public,
having for the past 11 years been
connected with tha Kock Island Lnm
ber company, from whence they come
highlv recommended. They will be
pleased to ee all the old patrons of
the shop and many new ones.
Tat Argus, only lite a week.
Highest Honors World' Fair.
MOST PERFECT MADE
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Frte
from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant
4 TcAKft ine aianuASM
DIED FROM GAS.
There is a leak in a gas main or
pipe somewhere in the vicinity of
Twentieth street and fourth avenue,
and efforts have been made for aev.
eral days to locate it, as it is due
probably to a break somewhere
which the People's Power company
has about located. A number of the
houses facing on Foorth avenue are
permeated with the obnoxious odor,
and yesterday Jacob Geasa, a man
who has been ill for seme days, suc
cumbed to the effects of the'inhala.
tion. The family was at once moved
to the home of Mr. Geasa's son-in-law,
C. C. Lemburg, 720 Fourteenth-and-a-half
street, some of the others
suffering from the same , effects,
though not seriously, and it is hard
ly probable that it would have re
sulted fatally in Mr. Geasa's case
had he net been enfeebled by
illness. Mr. Lemburg today, though,
reports the bouse as thoroughly
filled with gas. Mr. Geasa was 65
years of age and leaves a wife and
The funeral will be held from Mr.
Lem burg's honse at 2 o'clock Sunday
THE COURT HOUSE BONDS
The CoaattlM Haata aa Tanas Impart-
The bond committee of the countv
board on the new court house met
this morning.Chairman Schoonmaker
presiding. The committee adver
tised that sealed bids on the bond
issue be submitted for inspection
Feb. 25. The date of issue was
changed from July 1 to March 1
next, and the first payment is to be
made at the First National bank in
Chicago March 1, 1898. The denom
inations which were f500 and $1,000
were changed to f l.OuO, and the pay
ments are to be made in alternate in
stallments of $12,000 and $13,000.
Of course, the action is subject to
the approval of the board of super
WM.s(s 0aw Tim.
John M. Ryne. of Moline, engaged
a sleigh yesterday afternoon, came
o Rock Island, aad met ictor Van-
deslin, a friend residing at Cam
bridge, whom he had not seen f r a
long time. Elated over the renewal
of aid acquaintanceship, John and
Victor sugested a little snake-weed
extract iudulgence. They took a
few, then they took a few more. In
fact, thev imbibed a little too freely.
and both got outside of pretty good
ags. lhev both got into the sleigh
and started to drive around town in
reckless manner. In turning the
corner of Sixteenth street and Sec
ond avenue the sleigh was capsized,
and the drunken occupants dragged
a little distance on their shirt fronts.
Rvde got the worst of it, having his
right cheek cut and a severe gash in
bis right eve, while bis companion
received a few scratches about the
face. Their injuries didn't seem to
bother them, for they got into the
cutter and started down Sixteenth
street, where Officer Ryan discovered
their careless maneuvers and ar
rested them. This morning Magis
trate Schroeder fined them $3 and
costs each. This morning Ryde was
a pitiable spectacle, his eye being
swollen to each proportions as to
present very much the appearance of
an egg plant hanging on the right
side of his probosis.
A Humorous Fact
About Hood's Sarsaparilla it expels
bad bumor and creates good humor.
A battle for blood is what Hood's
Sarsaparilla vigorously fights, and it
is always victorious in expelling foul
taints and giving the vital fluid the
quality and quantity of perfect
bealtb. it cures scrofula, salt
rheum,' boils and other blood dis
eases. Hood's pills act easily, yet prompt
ly and efficiently on the bowels and
liver 25 cents.
Haw ta ataka Fan. lac Fay.
Find a location near the great east
ern markets where the climate is good
all the year round, and fertile soil
can be procured at a small cost. Such
a location is fonnd only in trginia.
Special reference is made to tbe fol
lowing farms for sale, full informa
tion of which can be procured by ad
dressing C. B. Ryan, A. G. P. A., C.
& O. railwav, Cincinnati, Ohio:
O e hundred an1 ninety acres, ly
ing on fine creek; fine brick dwelling,
modern style: new barn and all nec
essary ont buildings; a well of un
surpassed water. Price, twentr-bve
hundred dollars ($2,500).
Tk Wear Mar.
Fair weathrr and colder; tempera
ture below aero Saturday morning;
westerly winds. Today 'a tempera
ture, z aoove.
F. J. Wut. Observer.
Has tastes medicinally, in keeping
with other luxuries. A remedy must
be pleasantly acceptable in form,
purely wholesome in com position.
truly beneficial in effect and entirely
free'from every objectionable qual
ity. If really ill he consults a phy
sician; if constipated he nee the
genua family laxative Syrup of rigs
T'X Cotlartwr'B Xwtlra.
The taxes for 1894 are now dne and
pavable at tbe coontv treasurer's of-
C I S - . I " W
uw o mi niun nviuc. lax pa vera
should briner last vear'a tax receints
and avoid delay 'ia searching for
J m r-
uaacrifruuBB. . vt. r KIU,
Bar eateks an Baa the torn.
Her Brew ie lily weita;
- ri mm.
Ska takai Parks' Tea each aifat.
Sac's etnas; aad wen ml PPT, too.
Ber ran Is dear aad artcat.
Aaa laatblBClr ebe tells ttcauee,
"I Uka Parka Ta eeca Bight."
Sold by Harts Cllemeyer.
Tbi Anocs. 10c" a week, delivered
very evening at your door.
Want a eook
Waat baardara -
Want a partner
Want a ntoattoa .
Waat ta teat roeaM
Waat a servant girl
Waat to aell a tarsi .
Waat to eel a hones .
Waat to exebangw arjjtaia
Want to sell household anode
Waat ta aiake any real aetata loaaa
Waat to sell or trade for anrtain
Want to Ond customer for anything
UBS TBKSB COLTJsnrS.
IBB DaJLT ARGUS DIUVIKID ATYOTJB
. dooramv evealne for 10 aoraaek.
AST1D A COHPHTKNTGIttLFOR OBN
eral hoaeework at TS8 Tweatj-Srit street.
FOR RINT-HOCS AND BAFW. GOOD
well and cistern, one ac-e Rood cardea land,
by Peter Kuetb, Hiaia street. Sooth Rock lelaad.
WANTED A TOTJNO VA1 WHO SPRAKS
Gennta or Swede, to work in and aboat bit
(tore. Moat roan well reromawtnded. and be
bandy with toolt. J. W. Jonea. 162 ecoad sr.
WANTED A SMART, ACT'VR. WELL
dres'ed rrn'lemtn can obtain a fl rat
tnd steady position, with advancement, by apniy
tor at 12! Fifth avenae, tfter S p. or before
ABAS H LADY MANAGER IS NRRDRD IN
rich toealit o loDerintand dtstrihmin. ..
onr Ine tampl. broke, pictnre card- and etrco-lr-
Plea-ant position. Par. wrll. Sead 10
rente to tbe ftyhsa 'o T8S Wod arenne. I'e-
tr it. Bli'b . for saatnlea. aoan. etc.. aad in'el
special offer to yon.
WANTED A CAPABLE. ENERGETIC RE
H HI rtmnm n h ' tn m
earn, rapltal, to open a branch of our aaeiat re in
nnca i- una. sen or rrrereneee required. If
yoa hare the money and want a legitimate. Meat-
an, nan, 1 1 K K r . 1
etate wat bnelne-e esperlenc- ton bare bad.
Address, . W. Borland. iS Wabaeb arenne, Chi
caco. Baaetal Tax itlat Natle.
Notice l hereby dren to all Mim tnt,td
that the tity conncil of t . ltof Rorh Ielmd
BTtii( ordered taut rweirth at eel. fro n tbe .oath
Hue of Fourth arane tn the ootn corpar te !
Ite of the raid rlty of Kock 'slsnd, in the comity o'
Rot kieiandand Mate of MlinnN. fee earned alth
cn b-bne-. escaWed and aradert, ltnpo d. and
Band wi-h brick, a- prorl led for by tbe ordi
nance for eid improvement, which ordinance
!or am d improvement Is on flle In the
omce of lh- city ckrk of raid citr.aadastd
city ba a plird to b' conaty coart of H ck Inl
and co my, lillnnie. for n aaf rament and lery
of the r e at'd ImproT, m-M op n and fro i
the kit and ar e of U and tr t of 1. nd rot tt
ao s to the ine of eaid imp orment la raid ordi
nance or t to ne ronatrncted. In proiiortion to
the I ro .tare of eocb lota part of kre aad tract
of land apon the improvement ao ordered tn be
etnetraca ae aforenaid; and an atnessment
thereof barlna been male and retnr ea to mM
coart. tbe Snal hearing to- re n will be bad at the
area proo ae terra "-r eaia court eommeBCine
on the fi nnh day of March A. U . &.
A I ners-ne desinnr may fen tni there ap
pear aai mile their d;fnee.
i at. d at Hock leUi.d, Illwo'e. thle IStb dy of
Febraary.A D Itto. .
r. P.wei ca.
C. E. r.
Insurance and Loans.
Buy, sell and manage
property on commis
sion. Collect rents.
Room 4, Mitchell & Lynde b'ng.
Mrs. S. Smith,
1805 Second avenue.
ing, Binding, Etc
tyrrj PirB WlEaXTTEB b,
TCLLET CT-wl & CO.,
Out " very? T-wooer" at m
beat eaectacie lif t far
T. H THOMAS, Druggist aad Op.
tidsn- Kyea tasted fraa of easofw.
Up To Date.
Every idea about
building a stove to
make it better has
undergone a most
rigid test with the
If it is good it goes.
If it is of no value it
is discarded. That is
why we boldly assert
that Riverside Stoves
and Ranges are up to
date and every one is
sold under an ironclad
guarantee from the
1615-161 7 Second Ave.
Put np in fancy ooxes for
fine trade at prices that are
way down. Don't forget
that we pat ap all oar own
fancy box candies and that
yoa will be sure of getting
Fresh and Pure . Candies
when yoa buy them from
KRELL & MATH.
Isn't all alike, though most
. folks would say so, there are
different grades. It's a
small thing bat we are care
ful about is. If there are
two qualities we always get
the better one for oar trade.
Home Hade Candies
Ill and His Second At.
Telephone 1166 -
We want yoa to call and see
the finest line of Candies in
Greatly Reduced Prices
ON X LL
Winter Nothing, Underwear
CORK SOLE SHOES:
BIGGEST BARGAINS ON EARTH AT
Mcintyre-Recfc Dfy Goods co.
Sole Agents for Butterick Patterns the best in the world
Done With Inventory
And Stocks must be reduced too manv Dress Goads.
100 pieces new Dress Goods at Special Cut Prices.
We mention SO pieces of imported all wool Serge, full
line of colors, the nsual 48c quality at 29c.
We also offer about 1,000 yards of Dress Goods in
wide variety of patterns, 5 to 10-yard lengths, the ac
cumulation of the past season, at just half price. All
goods plainly marked. Cut the price in two yourself.
Anyone buying Dress Goods in lengths of 7 yards or
over can buy: Best Kid Cambric, 2c; best 20c
160 yards black Velvet. 25c.
250 yarda fine fancy Taffeta Silks. 1 to S-yard
lengths, 1, $1.25 and 11.38 quality, reduced to 69c.
A Downpour in Umbrellas.
ISO plain aad BronnteH auk TJtibrella. big aatortmrct of I andler.
Worth id to $1.75 piiee fall tn SHe.
100 Umbrellas, Coero rod Welcbtel etick, r-iala aad gold awaatad,
elec at el k. won op to tS.SS, price cnt to SI. OK
0 groet beet vegetable iTry BdUdbb, S doeen for 5c
Cashmere Gloves and Mittens.
15 doeea Ladies'' and Children's Mittens, worth ap to 88c per pair,
price cat to Kte.
Ladw' colored Cashmere Glover , worth ap to 0c a pair, pi ice cat to
t pair for Sic
It Pays to Buy the Best
Don't buy a Range
Before you have seen a Buck's
G. O. HUOKSTAEDT
We close at 6:30 evenings 1809-181 1 Second Avenue.
Mclntyre - Reck Dry Goods Co.
1709 and 1711 Second avenue. Rock Island. 1
Buck's Steel Ranges
Bakes quicker, bakes more evenly, has
greater capacity, uses less fuel burns
coal or wood, and lasts longer than
any other style of Cooking Apparatus.
As there are so many imitations
time, patience and money to buy
Gloves and Mens.
In our Cloak Department to close ont all lines of win.
ter Capes and Jackets. It will pay well to buy at half
or less than half the usual prices. 50 Jackets added
to the 98c line. Values up to
20 Walker ft Lister Plash Jackets, worth np to f?5.
broken line of sixes, price to close, fl.98.
10 dozen Ladies' handsomely made wool Skirts,
must be sold this week, and prices drop from 1.68,
f 1.79. f 1.98, f 2.25 and $2.38 to 11.38.
Hosiery and Underwear.
Prices ranch redaeed. 10 dor-a Vixes' Cashmere nose, seal garatt
aad cardinal, prices drop from SSe tn tic
Chi d's black all erool Hoae. worth up lo SSe per pslr. 10c.
Lidiee' Oxford wool Bnae. SOc qualttr. 1 pairs for S.V;.
Ladles' II 2i all wool Vests aad Drawers redaeed to Stsc
I edies' -Sc pray ribbed wool Vests redaeed to 4Sc.
adies' We woal ribbed Vests redaeed to SS.
Many o ber Hues at eat prices to close .
Any comfort up to In toI mi. this week's price He.
A tpleadid medium weight. Brows. Mut'.ia, it ysrCi for 49c.
This is a Sacrifice Sale of most desirable Merchan
dise. We must have money and room, and cost of
goods does not figure in the redactions.
offered. It is a waste of
an inferior Range.