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THE AKGP8, BATURDAT. JASPAK? 18, 1896.
We respectfully call your attention to the
fact that we have reduced the prices oh
many articles in our stock to prices lower
than they were ever offered at before.
We must sell the goods now, and we
make the prices so low that they will go
with a rush,
What They Cost.
You are cordially invited to inspect our
bargains. It would require a half page
in this paper to mention all the bargains
KLWLER DRY GOODS CO.
217, 217 W. Second St., Davenport, la.
Will do well
To note that we have
The fi nest line of
Footwear in the. city.
Wright & Barber
1704 Second Ave.
THE PLACE TO BUY
Room Mouldings. Pictures, Picture
Frames and Window Shades is at the
Adams Wall Paper Company,
310, 31a and 3 u Twentieth strt f t
7 A SPECIFIC fr KlM-nnialism ami Ki.lnev Iita-asm.
Hi worxt row of Kln-iuuatisnt. Semi for full dim-lions.
(uaratitrrri to cun 'V
In tablets lumlo of lS)
rom-rninm-ii riirnro ami iwn 10 lour limps a many (lo-s a In nitilirim-s ,4,
'wllinic for the prior. A. SuiMiilt. 6th ami Dorcas Sis., Omaha, Neb..
S. KIDNEYKURA S
3 hail but liltl hoi of my recovery. It affected my kidnevs and I have had O
niiriinininiii inn i-ukt. k.iii iviiiiieyKura nan neiieii me so 1 am oeuer
than for two tears. " Nld bv drurcWts or sent hv m.iil. ivw si. Setul au
(Jft dress for valuable free booklet, t Western Onut ) 1U. U. J. Kay Mkihcal (jfl
lis J0 8. UUh SU, Omaha, Neb. 7g
SOLD by SSOOOSSOS)
T. H. THOMAS.
"Threi yearn ago I fell is f-el ; 1 was so Imdly hurt that the doctors
You don't have to
stew around to get
them ready. Open
the can and you'll
find them moist,
fresh and relish
able. They're deli
cious either hot or
At all grocers'. 10c, 15c taa Z0e.
and o for noataae ud w will
VAN CAMP PACKING Cfe,
BEFORE THE FOOTLIGHTS.
Froanaa'a Cosapaay la "Charley's A ant"
Harper' theatre contained a large
and appreciative andience last eve
ning on the occasion of the presen
tation of Brandon Thomas1 S-act
farcial comedy. "Charley's Aunt." by
Charles Frohman's company. The
attraction ana me audience com
bined in the suggestion of the happv
thought that plays of the higher
order are to be seen at Harper's
mcaire again, ine play is neatly
woven, abounds in ludicrous situa
tions and richly refined comedy.
The cast was superb throughout and
the ftrict adherence to detail, for
which the Frohman attractions are
famous, heightened the pleasure of
the entertainment and peifected the
in the leading impersonotion to
which attaches the chief merriment.
that of the belated "Charley's Aunt"
in disguise, Arthur Larkin was an ar
tist, while the Stephen Spettigue of
Joseph Allen was ideal, the Col. and
Sir Francis Chesney of J. W. Cope
and the Jack Chesney of Ray Copp
were unisneu characters. The part
taken by Miss Grace Thome Coulter
a Donna Lucia D. Alvadorez. and
the Kitty Verdum of Marie Anderson
were happy creatures, while the re
mainder of the cast was well played.
it is notauiy refreshing to witness
so hignificant a repudiation as was
a Horded last night of the argument
wmcu tuosc ol their own dramatic
ideas have advanced, that Rock Isl
and will not patronize a worthy per
That greatest and most magnetic
of modern plays, "Trilby," will be
seen at the uurtis next Tuesday even
ing with A. M. Palmer's company
under the direction of William A.
Hradv, and will be brought from
New York with all its entrancing
features the company, the scenery.
the music and every stago effect
which made it so gigantic a success
in New York, Boston and Chicago
will all be seen.
Frederick Warde is this season
making a specialty of his production
of D'Knncry's great romantic drama.
'I he Mountebank," the play in
which he will be seen at the Uurtis
opera house Monday evening. Mr.
Warde has determined to devote his
present season to the production of
classic romance, in which he excels.
That his representations of romantic
drama may not fall short in any way
of the standard maintained by his
production of Shakespearean plays
made in season's past, the excellence
of which made him famous as a pro
d uccr as well as an actor, Mr. Warde
has prepared and carries on hU tour
the entire scenery, costumes and
singe mountings to place them upon
the stage with the same elaborate
care for detail and completeness that
was a feature of his Shakespearean
An entertainment of much merit is
always well patronized in Kock Isl
and, hence the cunts, hypnotists.
who will open an engagement at
Harper's theatre Sunday evening
are sure to draw packed houses.
Mr. Flint established himself a prime
favorite years ago, and hi daughter
is said to be an equally strong card.
Prices arc but 15, 25 and 30 cents,
and Monday evening will be ladies'
night, when one lady will be admitted
free with each 30-ccnt ticket re
served at the advance sale.
V. M. C. A. Not,.
The new game cassoms is in great
Assistant State Secretary Bruncr
was called by telegram from his first
trip this year by the illness of his
little boy and he found him improv
ing, for which we all rejoice with
Tomorrow at 3:30 occurs the regu
lar Sunday afternoon meeting. Good
speakers are always provided and all
attending are well entertained. To
morrow Rev. T. W. Grafton will
speak on "The Greatest Event."
From a letter received from Presi
dent C. K. Adams, he is enjoying
himself and says the Y. M. C A.
throughout the'eountry is all right,
and we will have an opportunity to
know what he means by all right, as
he speaks on his trip at the recep
tion Monday evening.
The quarterly meeting Monday
evening promises to be one of the
events in our work, and every man
who has received an invitation
should and no doubt does consider it
fortunate that he has it. A fine
program has been arranged, beside a
very unique collation.
The physical director and general
secretary have both been invited to
attend and assist in the state con
vention of Iowa, to be held at Keo
kuk in February, Mr. Lavender as
judge in the state pentathalon contest
and Mr. Bailey to address the con
vention on district work.
Catarrh in the Head
Is due to impure blood and cannot
ie cured with local applications.
Hood's Sarsaparilla has cured hun
dreds of cases of catarrh because it
purities the blood and in this way
removes the caute ef the disease. It
also builds up the system and pre
vents attacks of pneumonia, diph-
meria ana typnoia lever.
Hood's Tills become the favorite
cathartic with every one who tries
.1 " .
mem. zo cents.
Janaary Coal Market.
Anthracite coal delivered per ton$7.50
Indiana Block " $4. CO
La Salle $3.00
Blacksmiths' " $8.00
All hard coal carefully screened.
E. G. F&A2BB.
MORE MARITAL MISFITS.
Two Cenptes Bare Their Manias Wots
Two more matrimonial un pleas
antries were recited in the circuit
court today and Judge Bigelow al
lowed the prayer of both petition
ers. John Grimes said that he re
sided in Rock Island and that his
wife was leading a shameful career
in Davenport. That was sufficient.
Amanda Lindstead accused her hus
band of deserting her. He was not
there to deny it. So what she said
went. Mrs. Lindstead lives in Mo-
The divorce case of Frank G. Shan
non vs. Alice G. Shannon came up in
the form of an applicationfor ali
mony by the wife. She was allowed
$25 and proposes contesting the suit
instituted by her husoana.
A jary returned a verdict in favor
of the defendant in the Van Patten &
Marks vs Hansgen case this morning.
The plaintiffs are wholesale grocers
of uavenport ana sougnt to recover
$200 contracted by Charles Buncher
from Charles Hansgen. alleging that
the latter, in purchasing Buncher's
interest in the Spencer square gro
cery, assumed his obligations. The
case occupied a day-and-a-half, Jack
son & Hurst representing Mr. Hans
gen and J. T. Kenworthy and W. J.
bntrikin the plaintiffs.
Judge Bigelow adjourned court to
day untill 11 o'clock Monday morn
ing. llluta to Advertisers.
The ad of an electrician need not
shock the reader.
A pleasant ad, like a pleasant face,
is looked at twice.
Staud M. Ough Guess the whole
salers say the same thing of him.
Never say anything in your ads
that you may have to deny in your
The more space effectively used in
a newspaper, the more space needed
in a store.
Work M. Hard Struck a merchant
today who declares that advertising
does not pay.
Plain, practical and pointed ads
make plenty people pause, ponder
No man thinks he knows so much
about advertising as this man who
says he does not believe in it.
The wide-awake merchant and the
wide-awake buyer get together bv
the means of the newspapers.
Because you are a busy merchant
and seldom look over display adver
tisements is no good reason for you
to judge that housewives who are
usually the shrewdest buyers do the
same. The merchant who uses space
enccuveiy teacnes the public to
watch for his bargains and the pub
lic is not slow to see it if he" oilers
There is one point of daily news.
paper evolution which the morning
press never dares to' discuss. It is
the fact that the great mass of read
ers have no time to read a mornin
issue. The evening paper has the
best field by all odds; for what doth
it pro tit a man to publish a paper in
the morning if the people perversely
won't stop their avocations in the
forenoon to pernse it? They insist
on doing their reading in the eve
ning; hence they naturally prefer to
take the evening paper, containing
today's news rather than the morn
ing one with yesterday's news To
Abraham Hay ward, tho f anions Qnar
tcrly reviewer, mice thought that lie
would like to have mma ancestors, so
he walked titraight to a pictnro dealer's.
Selecting a portrait of u cavalier in half
armor, with features not quite nulike
his owu, Mr. Iluyward made a bid for
it,' but deeming tho price anked too
high, lie went bis way. A few days later
Mr. Hayward went to dine with Lord
Houghton, and was astonished to find
the picture in the dining room. Seeing
that it attracted his guest's attention,
Lord Houghton said: "Very good pic
ture that ! Camo into my hands in a cu
rious way. Portrait of a Milues of the
commonwealth periixl an abcestor of
mine." "Ah, indeed !" said Mr. Hay
ward. "He was very near beiiig an an
cestor of mine."
Clad Tidings to Asthma Sufferers.
Lawson Elvidge, of Barrington,
III., states he was cured of chronic
asthma of lonr? stnrwfinn- i.
Honey and Tar. It gives positive re-
1 I Ik f all Ani?nc F . 1 . I
U .sva ui asiuma, so mat
this disease, when not completely
cured, is robbed of all its terrors by
this great remedy. No sufferer
should be without it. 50 cents.
Take no substitute. For sale at M.
F. Bahnsen's drug store.
Taxes are now due for 1895 and
payable at the county treasurer's
ofHcc, court house building. Bring
last year's tax receipt.
William Bakes, Collector.
"Why are you looking so serious,
Bobby?" asked tho fond father.
"Thinkiu about the preacher. H
went and told us wo r-houlil not covet
other people's things and then tried to
get all the pennies we had.' Cincin
A dose that is always seasonable is
" ui oimmons Liiver tfeguiaior,
the 'Kin? of f.iver Mo,! ,!-.. " It
keeps the liver active, the bowels
regular, prevents biliousness and
DrOmotes riiire.tfnn In f t ti!ne
keep you well. -I have watched its
n JV . Z . , a
cuk m amines wnere i nave prac
tired and find it admirable, both al
teratire and tonic in its action."
Ur. X. W. Mason. Macon. Ga."
BBAO ".A ABHSX IH CIUU.'
Sometime I ween la proud Molina,
Wil! they yield It temptation
To thro if lit ibeir rime ud pride
Sad ark tor annexation.
Thu hud been re long, lone ago,
Ba f jr the question ririnr.
Which, on teat, tne worli knows be;t
Because ef advc rtirinfr.
Sing the praise of Silver Cream
Read "An Artist in Crime" on
Tonight onlv Browner & Co'a A
Star 1 flour 80 cents per sack.
Merchants' dinner at Harry
Smythes' every day from 12 to 2, 35
Thomas Cannon is here from Jol-
iet on a visit to his brother. Rev. J
H. Cannon, of St. Joseph's church.
The remains of Mrs. Amanda
Trego, who died at Northwood, Iowa,
were shipped to Sherrard for inter
"An Artist in Crime" begins in
The Aug us tonight, and will be con
tinued each evening until it is fin
ished. Don't fail to read it.
George Martin, the genial Rock
Island house clerk, is the proud papa
of son number two, which arrived to
bless his home at 1125 Third avenue
Herman- Hintz, of Chicago, and
Miss Hannah Lehse, of Briar Bluff,
were married at the German Lutheran
church at 2 o'clock yesterday after
noon by Rev. C. A. Mennicke. A
wedding feast followed at the resi
dence of Mrs. J. II. Gairdner, 2029
Henry Ludolph. the former pre
scription clerk at Bengstou's phar
macy, has embarked in business on
his own accord, having purchased
the retail drug store of McLane &
Sanborn at Clinton. Iowa. Oltn E.
Keed, of Clinton, has been taken in
as a copartner and the lirm is known
as Ludolph & Mill.
J. Kerns, an active spirit in west
ern horse racing affairs, epent yes
terday in the cily enroute to Chi
cago, where he has in view the pur
chase of two young thoroughbreds
belonging to Kd Corrigan's string.
Kerns is a typical sport and with his
brother makes the western meets
each season with a string of blooded
animals. Kern's hjnie is at San
Medical I'ntun Meet.
The Rock Island Medical Union had
its first meeting in a long time
at the Harper house last even
ing, when the following officers were
President Dr. G. E. Barth.
Vice President Dr. F. D. Paul.
Secretary and Treasurer Dr.
The question of revising the fee
schedule was the principal matter to
be considered, and a committee com
posed of Drs. E. M. Sala, J. P. Com.
egys and B. F. Hall was appointed to
make such additions and corrections
to the present schedule as deemed
advisable and to call a meeting of
the nnion and submit the matter for
The Oar j Tours.
The Crary lecture tour given at
the First M. E. church last evening
took the audience from Boston to
Florida, affording glimpses of such
historic attractions as Plymouth
Rock, Boston Common, Bunker Hill,
Newport in the Season, the Quaker
City, Independence hall, Washing
ton Eccnes, Mt. Vernon, Fredericks
burg, Bull Run, Antictam creek,
high tide at Gettysburg together
with plantation life, southern homes,
fruits and Mowers, etc.
Tonight the subject will be for
tho concluding lectures, "The Ycso.
mite and tbc Yellowstone" to be fol
lowed by a supplementary lecture ou
"Egypt and the Holy Land."
S. F. Fritz, of G77 Sedgwick street,
Chicago, says: "I bad a severe cough
which settled on my lnngs. I tried
a number of advertised remedies and
also placed myself under treatment
of several physicians, with no bene
fit. I was recommended to try Fo
ley's Honey and Tar. With little
expectation of getting relief, I pur
chased a bottle. 1 had taken but few
doses when I felt greatly improved.
I was enabled to sleep, r-pitting of
blood ceased, and by the time I had
taken the second bottle I was entire
ly well. It saved my life." For
sale by M. F. Bahnsen's drug store
n I m J S
la T0HZ. BEAUTY aai
(John C. Barnes fc Ce
areTultol by no other Ameri
can ltifttr.inirnu. Lowest In price
of any strictly high-grade line u
nients. i Awaxiis. Send fur
D. ROY BOWLBY,
maae a wen
I Xtt PV'Sr Man
a. emw B aT
noKcu tan abovs
CI I T. HA Bin Cqres all
Kenrooa iieee. Failina kTmary.
PrMi.Sl-i.lem.ieaa. Kuchtly LinM-
aiana.u..caaiab(lLT Daat aluc.alvee1rbr aaal
to anronktm ryana. and el?irDutBrelr ratorae
lea Maekaa lit eld or yo'.of. Xaxiljr earrlrd in Teat
aock"L rriiIIMrlut. Bit for Si.S arUfc a
Sit a teilnlin. tint inaut on ks'ina; JSIaAr, H
iz:r Trer-.vgiar-.r r"? " Tr
SOLD at the Harper lloese Dree Pharaaac
KOCK IbLAND. ILL.; by Wm. ri ertnaeii
MOLiKE, 1U aaa mbar leadiac aresTPStik
REV. A. C XENDRiCK, D. D.. LL. D..
rROFEivoR cp car.tic, vniveiuhty of r.ocif.ste
Is known throngliont the length and breadth If
the land as one ot tho revisers of the ICetr Testa
ment. In writing; for tbe pnbl-c be is always
sincere, direct and forcible, and hero is whnt he
says: " Having received from the uss ol Warnei's
Safe Cure very marked benefits, I caa cordially
recommend it to others.'
uiSUO? EVVAUD ViL0:, D. D., LL. D.,
Says : " 1 have taken VTarcer's S.ifc Cure with great
advantage and derived ir.uch benefit from its use,
and unhesitatingly recommend it to -iy friends."
The fact that a man cccnptcs the high position
of bishop and religious teacher in the I'burcti en
titles bim to unquestioned respect a"nd gives his
words and endorsement a special power.
REV. J. E. RANMN, D. D., LL. D.,
PRESIDENT OF UOWARD UNIVERSITY or WASHINGTON,
In a most outspoken manner, savs: I have known
cf several persons who have been permanently
cured of diseases of the kidney and urinary organs,
by the use of Warner's Safe Cure. I have known,
too, of its being used in similar cases by physicians
of tho highest standing. This treatment. I want
in the interests ot humuuily to recommend.
t;;e late or. j. q. Holland,
EDITOR Of THE "CESTIKV" IlAOAZlME,
TTlio v.as an edicatcd physician, but for many
years best known as one of the leading literary
men of this country, wrote and published the fol
lowing in defense cf proprietary medicines: It is
a fact that many of the best proprietary medicines
of the day arc mure sncccssiul than many physi
cians, ana most of them were first discovered or
used in actual medical practice."
GRAND SPECIAL SALE :-:
Will Deliver Goods to Rock Island Free of Charge.
25 Rolls all wool Carpets at
45 cents per yard. These Car
pets are all new patterns just
received by as.
We have a fine line of Rugs,
which would make a rood Christ
mas present, that must be closed
Moquet Rugs, 27x60 in., 1.95
Smyrna " 30x60 1.95
Smyrna " 27x54 " 1.75
These are all new and pretty
Rockers and Chairs.
We have an overstock of fancy
Rockers and Chairs which we are
bound to close out if prices will
Pretty upholstered Rocker at
Brass onyx top tables, very
large assortment at 93.25 and a p.
Desks, Tables, Etc
Our stock of Book-cases, Writ
ing Desks, Center Tables, in fact
everything in the store has been
marked down from 25 to 50 per
cent and we must sell them.
Come and see for yourself. This
sale will continue until Jan. 1.
W. S. HOLBROOK,
Nos. 103, 105 and 107 East Second street
That Ends Well.
But why take any chances in the mat
ter of buying underwear when you can
be sure of getting the very best, at a
trifle over what others will charge you
for a much inferior article. The best
is the cheapest.
The Hatter and Furnisher.
1714 Second Avenue.
DISEASES OF ETE. EAR. NOSE, THROAT. LUNGS.
STOMACH, SKIN AND BLOOD. RUPTURE
CURED WITHOUT USE OF KNIFE.
Rooms 36 and 37, McManus Building, corner
Second and Main streets, Davenport, Iowa.
9 a. m. to 12 m. and 2 to 5 p. m. Evenings, Wednesdays
and Saturdays, 7 to 8 p. m. Sundays, 2 to 3 p. m.
Telkpuohe 510. ' - '