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THE ARGUP, THUBSDAT, DECEirBER 1C 1GC3.
Frank Qaajle is in Peoria.
i. 8. Gilmore Is in Chicago.
Merrill pianos, Totten music house.
The best broom Lee's Little Gem.
Read them every evening The
Howard mandolins and guitars.
Tottea's music house.
Grand opening, candy department,
at Tonng & McCombs'.
Tonight for the men at Dolly
Bros.1, shoes away down.
A help to all who are in want
Tbb Argus wants are best.
Pnre, unadulterated candy to be
had at Young & McCombs'.
Have your pianos or organs tuned
and repaired by W. C. Totten.
Cut prices in the candy depart
ment tonight at Toung & McCombs'.
S. L. Allars has been called to Kss
son, Minn., by the death of a rela
tive. Fred Whisler, it is believed now,
will be able to be home for the holi
days. Fresh Columbia river salmon,
trout, white fish and smelt at Hess
Mason & Hamlin pianos and or
gans at Totten's music house, 1719
Tonight from 7 to 9, Dolly Bros,
will sell a man's dress shoe for 1.23;
one pair to a customer.
Go and hear Jerusha Dow and see
her family album next Monday even,
ing. Admission 10 cents.
A 50 cent china bon bon box filled
with fine cream bon boos today only
25 cents at Young & McCombs'.
The stage of water at the Bock Isl
and bridge this morning was 2.85
and riiiog, the temperature 62.
The finance committee of the
board of supervisors is in session
auditing the books of the county offi
cers. A year ago yesterday Watertown
was selected as the location for the
Illinois Western Hospital for the In
sane. Pure, unadulterated, of fine qual
ity aod flavor, are the goods in
Young & McCombs' candy depart
ment. The Turner exhibition and open
ing of their new home has been post
poned, ana win occur Saturday,
Don't pay 100 per cent more for
pure candy and creams when you
can buy the best made at half price,
at Youog & McCombs'.
The Y. S. C. E., of Memorial Chris
tian church, will give a Christmas
sale and social at tue church Friday
evening. Refreshments will be
Nels J. Sandstrom and Miss Ida B.
Pearson, of this city, were married
last Saturday by Rev. H. C. Mar
shall, of the United Presbyterian
The family of the late J. W. Dyer
wisn to publicly express their grati
tude to all who showed them symps
thy and kindness in the affliction
which recently befell them.
Tickets for the organ recital of the
first ai. is. church 1 rid ay even
ing are on sale at rotten s musio
house, theM. F. Bshnsen, von Koeck
ritz drug stores and the Y. M. C. A.
The attendance at the revival
meetings in the United Presbyterian
church is growing. Evangelist
Neabit will preach this evening on
The Great Question and Its
As the bridge is now open the
Vienna bteam oakery is ready to till
an orders in the lire or baking at i
day's notice. Telepbooe 63. H
Korn & Sons, 317-319 Harrison street,
W. M. Reck, of Mclotyre-Reck Co.,
is convalescent from a S-dav sick
spell, the first, he says, in 23 years
lie was after a qua-ter centurv
record, but fell down in the stretcb
. and lost with the flag in sight.
Tri-City Section, National CounMl
of Jewish Women, is arranging to
celebrate its first anniversary in the
near future, when it is hoped to hav-
Mrs. Hannah Solomon, president of
the national council, here.
The Home Mission circle of the
First M. E church will give an en
tertainment Monday evening. Dec
14, in the church parlors. Jerusha
Dow will exhibit her family album
and her description of each will be
Henry Schwartz, the murderer cf
Express Messenger Nichols near
Joliet on the Roek Island road March
13, 1886, and who. with his accom
plice Newton Watt, wss sent to
Joliet for life imprisonment, has had
his sentence commuted by Gov. Alt
geld to 20 years, which with the al
lowance for good behavior will let
him out in the spring.
Bat Sk Want
A young professional man has re
ceived an epistle from a Davenport
maiden which has set him to think
in?. The letter is very nicely written
and covers a halt dozen pages, in
which she assures him that she
knows him, having been smitten
ith him the Oral time her glimmers
met his manly form. She goes on
in language that is a little fljwry at
times and tells what a pleasure it
would afford her to rain the ac-
uaintance of the voung man, with
whom she finally makes an engage-
nect, having designated Turner
asd opera house as the place, and
un !ay afternoon, when concerts are
bcM there, as the time.
She explained further that she is
an unusually small statnred lady.
ais out attractive, and could be
cacilv distinguished in a crowd. She
a: d she wonld be seated in the bal
cony on the west side of the house.
Tho Rock Island man was over
igat and early to meet the Miss.
whom he concluded must be a
arrcer. He began his search as
eoou as he arrived at the appointed
'..ice. He paraded around the lower
ior rubber-necking up in the bsl
cony until many thought he was
either crippled or not used to get
ting under such high roofed places.
He waited until the crowd began to
leave, when he stationed himself on
the outside and scanned the face of
cverjone who went out.
Bat the little lady with the dark
complexion wasn't there. Now he
s wondering if somebody is not try
ing to have fun with him.
Highest Honors World' Fair,
MOST PERFECT MADE
A pure Grape Oeam of Tartar Pbwder. Free
en Aaxnonia Alum or any oUer adulter rot
iTJUM TW STANDARD.
CARNIVAL OF CANDY
a That Drpattmmt at Young at MrComb'
It would do you good to see John
inn. the candy king, at work in bis
palace of sweetness in the rear of
Young & McCombs' department store
where a bran new, clean, white out
fit of candy-making utensils has
been installed. There the pnrest
sugars and flavors combined with
cleanliness and epicurean taste are
molded into morsels fit to mingle
with the nectar of the gods. Candy
n all its tempting forms is being
made and placed on sale. Go and
buy what you want at low prices.
i s the candy headquarters.
Of "The Boy Tramp," to be seen
at Harp -r's tneatre Saturday even-
ng. the New Orleans Times-Demo.
crat savs: "The p'ay ia strongly
melo-dramatic. and throughout the
four acts abounds in strong and tell
ing situations, which are heightened
by realistic scenery and thrilling cli
maxes. The language ia excellent.
and the construction considerably
above the regular order of such class
of melo-dramas. In fact it can be
said to be the best of its kind yet
The 1'rodigal rather,'" says the
Providence Journal, "scored a grand
success at the Providence opera
nouse last - evening, rarce come
dies seem to be the rule this season.
but The Prodigal Father' is easily
the best that has been seen in this
city this season. The play itself
furnishes plenty of opportunity for
(on, and the company is fully caps
bie of taking advantage of each op
portunity. Then there are excellent
specialty artists in the company who
nod an opportunity to amuse the au
dience outside the lines of the nlav
In fact, it is the excellence of the
company that puts it ahead of its
predecessors. Many per pie were
turned away last night unable to
train even standing room." This is
the attraction to be seen at Harper's
ineaire sunaay nignt.
"Town Topics." the new, big
tarce comeay, win be seen next Sun
lay night at the liurtis opera house
Davenport- "Town Topics" will be
presented by one of the best nautical
and comedy organizations in the
country; and with appointments as
to scenery and costumea second to
none. It is a bright, clever, catchy
periormance, iuu oi novelty and orig
Mayor la tna Sawar.
Mayor Knox made a trip through
the Twenty-fourth street storm drain
this morning. He was accompanied
by Aid. W. C Maucker and Engineer
"In my opinion Mr. Chandler, the
expert, made a(fair report," said the
mayor; -a least i feel more at liber
ty to so state after I have thoroughly
ai-iuunizeu me wors..
j ne council holds a special meet
iog tonight to finally determine what
to do about toe storm drain contract.
The mayor says he will make a state
ment to the council.
There has been a deal of qniet
. . . . . . . . . .
uusuing on ine part or iccal insur
ance representatives cf late, with
view to having the connc-.l repeal the
2 per cent tax, and this may come
Dec lO. 1896.
Today begins our great holiday
sale. We have sent out the large
bills giving full particulars, and no
one who studies it well can fU to
see that we are determined to do the
greatest holiday trade this aeason
that has ever been attempted in this
vicinity. To nearby customers it is
quite in order to say ton early.
When the newa has had time to
spread 'we cant serve our friends
nearly so mnch to their comfort and
satisfaction aa we eaa right now,
while everything is in unbroken
variety. McCaU fisos,
With a better understanding of the
transient nature of the many phys
ical ills, which vanish before proper ef
forts gentle e fforts pleasant efforts
rightly directed. There ia comfort in
the knowledge, that so many forma of
sickness are not due to any actual dis
ease, but simply to a constipated condi
tion of the system, which the pleasant
family laxative, tryrupoi t lgrs. prompt
lv removes. That is why it is the only
remedy with .u'-Tf families, and is
everywhere esteeu.e. so highly by all
who value good health. Its beneficial
effects are due to the fact, that it is the
one remedy which promotes internal
cleanliness without debilitating1 the
organs on which it acts. It is therefore
all important, in order to get ita bene
ficial effects, to note when yon pur
chase, that you have the genuine arti
cle, which is manufactured by the Cali
fornia Fig syrup Co. only and Bold by
ail reputable druggists.
If in the eniovment of good health.
and the system is regular, laxatives or
other remedies are then not needed. If
afflicted with any actual disease, one
may be commended to the moat skillful
physicians, but if in need of a laxative,
one should have the best, and with the
well-informed everywhere. Syrup of
Figs stands highest and is most largely
used and gives most general satisfaction
This is the way
That Hess Bros, take
let you know they are
always ready to furnish
yon the best the market
affords. Their list this
Oyster Plan t
Jersey Sweet Potatoes,
Dressed Turkeys and Chickens.
Malaga and Catawba Grapes,
' Oranges, Choice Eating Apples,
Bananas and Pineapples m-
Oysters, Celery and a full line
of fancy goods of all kinds.
Everything fresh. First class
Tours for Good Goods, I
ill ESS BIBS.
1717 Second Avenue.
BABNEY & BERRY
Santa Claus Hesidqu&rters.
Nothing to hinder you from having a Merry Christmas, as you ran set the
presents you want for the person you wish at a pt ice you can afford.
H16-1817 . SECOND AVENUE.
IX COXFFCTTOSEBY for
' the Holidays cannot fal
to a ti act your attention and
obtain your trade. Unpre- -cedented
as it is, from now
until Christmas we will tell:
Our Special Mixed - - 3 pounds for 25c
Fine A. li- ium Drops 3 pounds for 33c.
Kxtrai ream Almonds. 3 flavors. 20c a nound.
Extra Cream Filberts - - 20e a pound.
Burnt Almonds - - - - 20c a pound.
A pnre Home-Marie Mixed at 10c a pound.
Hand-Made Chocolate Cream 20c a pound.
OUR PRICES are lower on
good (roods where purity
and healthfulness arc con
sidered than these so called
would-like-to - make- you-be-lieve
- cheap - concerns that
they are doing wonders when
their goods have got to be
sold cheap, they will not
bear the price of sugar.
KHrtl, at MATH hmbeeata busl-
ters too long to sll track tart la not
lit to eat, andante!! 'ae Una of
yooraolro ana ckildrea.
GAUDIES a baskets aaa soxes la fact
eonf otloa-ry la many fancy trap
Uclrs at all prices.
SSSXiX. 5c MATH
Pnona ll a71-l71e taooad Ay.
Take a look at the dade ia
fV LISE OF
v mr I'
Plates Or ALL KIXDS.
Ice Crenci. Sets.
aVaaliTal a from
Beginning, Tonight we start one of the era test Tot Kales aver aadertakea In this section.
LOOK OCf FOR US.
9C - 319-321 Tntstisth ttrcst.
Gives Satbfactlon In Goods and Prices.
Expert Watch Repairing.
1 Holiday Bargains
The wild winds of winter have whistled about
our houses and imkes us th'nkof Christmas.
With that comes the thoughts of presents. A
la ger array cf handsome and useful presents
cannot be found elsewhere than here. Some-
thing for every member of the family, and some-
thing appropriate at that
You know us when it comes to Couches a
magnificent display at wholesale prices A special
feature for the holidays.
In endless variety, at prices within your reach.
We know we can please you and please the re-
cipient of the present Hundreds of pretty and
l appropriate article?. Call early.
iClemann & Salzmann.
THE LEADER IN FURNITURE.
Our ads are i ecoanlzed as solid Bargain Truths that bring you enuloe price Benefits. W never have and
never will bdieve the public want to be hurnbus-ffed nHmer do M & K offend your intelligence by adver
tising fabulous, untruthful "worths" (as worth $ 5 for $1) which abound In other ads nowadays. For 13 years
we have made it more provable for you to trade here than at any other store. Our business could never have
been built up had we resorted to such shallow, misleading statements as generally predominates. We male
ic a point to give a little better article at a little less price thaa you really expect to get, and teg to call atten
tions to our
15, $7.35 and S10 Men's Orereoata.
S4.99, 16.35. fS.50 and ilO Men's Suits.
ft 95. 2.95, 3 50 and tl 85 Bojs' Ulsters.
S1.95. 12.95. 13.75 and $4.50 Boys' Reefers.
14.40, 14.90, 6 35 and $10 Boys' Loat; Pant Suit.
13c, 25c, S8e and 49o Knee Pants.
fie, 15c, 25e, 33c and 49e Shirt Waist.
10c, 15c, 25c. 35c and sOo Mufflers.
25c, 33c. 48c and 75c Uaderwear.
7c, 18c 25a ul 48c Glores and Mittens.
25c, 37c and 48a Working SLirt.
fie, 7c, 10c and 15c Hosiery.
75c. 98c and S1.25 Men's Jean Peat.
S1.50. 11.95 and 1.85 Mea's aU wool ran as.
25a and 45e Orcralla.
Comparison Tells the Tale
While the prices we quote give a bare id a, we prefer having you compare the gdt with other detlen ?ooV
all over town, match them if you can wmparison will readJy convince th .t there is no place like
I x 1
Men's Shoes at $1.50, others charge $1 00. Men's Shoes at S. others charge $3 for. So'e agent for Dugan
& Hudson's Iron clad shoes and Strong & Garfield's tine mea's shoes.