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THE ABGdS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28,-1899.
Steve F. Miller. Sole Tee and Mgr.
Sunday, Dec. 31.
TIIAT Fl'NSY KAHCK,
WITH BOVLE AND GRAHAM
And 30 oin?o members.
New and novel dam-es, eatcby sont
and orlirir.ul speci.iliit"-.
I'll-- w. n-ni 7"w. Kelts 4n s:i!e
at MIeurr jeweiry stun.'. I 'hone -Mil.
Friday Night, Dec. 29.
KiiiruKemt'iit of tin- f':iirrin- Ani-iii-ii
t'!iirsttT ( 'ou.e3i.in.
TIM Ml'UPIIV IN
Hv ni'IK KKA I arid h'll N'K lIXf.KV.
Tbe jrreaTc-st Amrrifnn cUQ4ly of re
cent f euro. An exrclU'nt oast Head
ed by A. S. I.Il'.MAN. s-pi-ci.il Scen
ery. Price!. 2Sc. SOc. and II. Seats on
sale at Fluke's. Telephone No. JU.
URTIS OPERA HOUSE,
Direction of Chamberlain. Kindt & Co.
New Year's Day. Jan. 1, 1900
-MATINF.E AND NI ;HT-
A mclinte "f il tbe beat feature of
b'trn clasj Iiurl-U4- u'd vaii-Yille.
with stronir eboni. Knti't-ly new
w ardrobe ami an admirable company.
Iil44 foe 75c and il.
Seam at Huhe n.
TURNER OPERA HOUSE.
A DOW PHIMI'P. nnd hi, 01 iihnal New
Y4rlc oonpany. Tunirhi. tlie t-re.it
''Ein New Yorker Brauer."
Tomorrow. -DF.U COKSKK ;i:o Kit."
Six popular and Instructive
entertainments for tbe nnu
aaal small sum of f 1.
Season of 1899-1900.
4. -THE OXFORD MUSICAL CLUB
January 23. 1900.
6. PR. WM. H. CRAWFORD
February 2- 1900.
6. THOMAS McCLARY
March 15, 1900.
haasM -If.' -wi ':
BUKIED WITH ORDERS.
WHY? Because we carry tbe
CABLE, lump and nut.
SUPERIOR. I a tup anl egg.
rOCAHOXT4 S and CAN X EL.
Second growth vood.
E. B. McKOWX.
Capt W. H. McComb.
First Illinois Volunteers.
Says He Was Cured by
DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS
Chicago. II!., Aug-. 29, IS99.
The Dodds fledJcine Co, Buffalo, N. Y.
Gentlemen: During my campaign In Cuba I
was compelled to drink tbe unhealthy water of
thatclimateand count 1 y, which got my Kidneys
In very serious condition. I began totaka Dodd's
Kidney Pills upon my immediate return born
and found them to be a sure cure for Kidney
Complaint, and recommend them to all suffer
era of this terrible disease.
Dodd's Kidnev Pills care all
Diseatesof the Kidneys.
Sold by all dealers In meili.
cia. Ti Lcutiia box urftii uurt
fortiSH. Sent in receipt of
price bv Tbe DoUds Medicine
Co., liulfalo, N. Y.
For the Best
See the Big Store's
of good things. The
largest stock of furni
ture ever shown in
Beautiful Things in Par
This is the place to save
Davenport Furniture and
824 S2. SfS Brady St.. Davenport.
A Fresh Arrival
n consignments of pure drus. we
are constantly reci-tving. wbien as
sures to onr patrns the very best ef
fects in physicians prescriptions and
family recipes, when compounded in
our laboratory. We make a leading
peciality of our prescription depart
ment, which is managed with care
If you didn't receive one of our
9 JO calendars, call and got one.
A. J. RIESS,
Corner Fourth Avenue and Twenty-third street
For rrcnkenness and
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INJURIES CAUSE DEATH
Uother of J. U. Jobaaoa Expires at Cbllll
rot be. III.
Mrs. Matilda Johuson, of Chilli
eotbe, 111., &u vears 01 ago, ui4(
Christmas night from tbe burns she
received while she was attempting to
MiTQta. Jam p. bhe was tbe mother o
lion. J. G. Johnson, cba'uniaa of the
democratic national executive com
m it tee.
Mr. Johnson met his family last
Friday at GaJesburjr and with them
went to Chillicothe to sjend Christ
mas with his mother. Sunday even
in? she met with the fatal accident
The funeral was held Tuesday Mr.
Johnson returned to his duties in Chi
cago yesterday. Ills family accom
pa nied him and will make a short stay
there before returning to their Kansas
roster, Iec. 2. I he b snpperat
the French school house was well at-
Frank Reynolds put in several tele
phones last week.
1'niiip Freyniuth, of Siiiloli, Iowa
is visiting with relatives.
Air. ami Jlrs. J4.. Mri freer anil son
spent Christmas at D. I'ullen's.
A liunkard minister belli services
at I'ine lilufl several nights this
Henry Kittlpcamp, of Mt. Pleasant
Iowa, is pa-ing a visit to his brother.
Key. Jvililecaiup, and family, of Wray
Mr. and Mrs. John MeXall and Mr.
and Mrs. Ira McXall and sons, of
Kdgington, spent Christmas at O. Mc
Peter Attig and daughter. Miss
Anna, of St. Charles, Iowa, arrived
here last trmav nignt iir an ex.
tanded visit with relatives.
The Christmas entertainments giy
en t the Isaptist and tier 111 an M. K.
churches were well attended and the
programs were well rendered.
J he manv friemls of Miss Kens
Reed will le sorrv to learn that she
now bedfast. She has been suffering
vvilh consumption for some time.
Mrs. John Bowser gave a Ixmnteons
Christmas dinner for a number of her
friends. Those present were: Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Watson, Mr. ami
Mrs. (. Dickman. Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Beardsley and Rev. ami Mrs. A. M.
SOl'TH HKMJIITS ll.l'lK.MN(;S.
South Heights, Dec. 27. Joseph
Burgess, of Fultjn. came to spend
Christmas with his parents.
A brother of Fred (;ttche arrived
from Germany last evening to make
his home here.
School closed last Friday for the
holidays with appropriate exercises
by the pupils.
Mrs J. ii- Amiable and daughter,
Idessa, of Chicago, are spending the
holidays with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. K. S. Silvis, spent
Christmas with their daughter, Mrj.
Stevens, at Green River.
Mrs. Harry Iewis. of Geneseo, is
visiting a few lays with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. George Wood. Sr.
About sixty of the neighbors gath
eretl at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.
J. Irvin, Christmas evening, fur the
third annual Christmas party. A
short program was given, after whicii
SautaCIaus came down the chimney
and delighted the little folk. He dis
tributed gifts to the little people ana
presented Mr.' and Mrs. Irvin with a
beautiful clock. Nice refreshments
weie served by the ladies and a jolly
good time was had.
Andalusia, Dec. 27. The Christmas
entertainment last Saturday evening
was well attended.
Len Strop's. of Edgington. spent
Siml:iy with friends in our village.
Miss Miry Carothers, of Taylor
Ridge, visited friends in our village.
C R. Smith, of Minneapolis, fpeiit
Christmas with his mother,-Mrs. A.
tuite a numler of our young jk-o-ple
attended the party at Joe Dunlap's
Mond iv evening.
Fred Mosser. of Davenport, spent
Christmas with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. William Mosher.
Mr. and Mrs. Heath spent Monday
with the former's parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Carothers, of Tavlor Ridge.
A SI KK Cl'KK FDR C'KUI P.
Twenty-five Years Constant l.e Without
The first indication of croup i3
hoarseness, and in a child subject to
that disease it may be taken as a sure
sign of tbe approach of an attack.
Following this hoarseness is a peculiar
rough cough. If Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy is given as soon as tbe child
becomes hoarse, or even after the
croupy cough appears, it wm prevent
the attack. It is used in many thous
ands of homes in this broad land and
never disappoints the anxious moth
ers. v e nave yet to learn or a smgie
instance in which it bas not proved
effectual. No other preparation can
show such a record twenty-five years'
constant nse without a failure. For
sale by all druggists.
Imflammatory Baeomatlsm Cored la
Morton L. Hill, of Lebanon, Ind.,
says: "My wife had inflammatory
rheumatism in every muscle anil
ioint: her sn tiering was terrible and
her body and face were swollen al
most beyond recognition; had been in
bed for six weeks and had eight pbv-
sicians, but received no beneiit until
she tried thej Mystic Cure for Rheu-
, malism. It gave immediate relief
and she was able to walk about in
three davs. I am snre it faved her
life." Soil by Otto Grotjaa. 151
Second avenue. Rock Island; Gust
ScMegel & Son. 220 West Second
SAENGERFEST IS DOOMED.
Davenport Hall to Be Torn Down A
Los in r; entnre.
"Saengerfest hall will be torn down
lefore spring," said George Mengel,
its owner, last night. The words
spoke the doom of the famous .struc
ture. It has been a losing venture to
Mr. Mengel. and be claims that he
buries fl.OOO a year in it. He is glad
that Davenport had such a building in
which to hold the great Saengerfest.
but be lee Is that the citizens of Dav
enport should nave supported it in
greater measure. Taxes and insur
ance more than eat up the slender in
come tnar. tne bait bas brougbt in.
The 5-years' lease of the Hirscbl
property, three years of which are
still in force, will probably be bought
up by tbe Hirschl estate and the
ground platted off. Mr. Mengel does
not say he is sorry the building
was ereet4-d, but he does not care to"
continue feeding so expensive an ele
IN THEIR OWN BEHALF.
Statements trout the Klval Tele
Itllln Si Wort hum Have 1-ocn.l Iuilorseruient.
To the citizens of Davenport. Rock
Island and Moline: The attention of
the undersigned committees has been
called to the fact that persistent
misrepresentation is being made as to
the indorsement by us of Mef srs. Bills
anti Wortham, representing the Union
Electric Telephone & Telegraph com
pany, to the effect that different
mem Iters of the committees had since
chauged their views'.
aiicn statements we denounce as
untrue. The committees' indorse
ment of these promoters has been
ratitied by our respective organiza
tions. One member of the Rock Isl
and Retail Merchants' 'association
committee laueu to concur in our in
dorsement; but as he wa3 alone in his
opinion, we presented the majority
report, indorsing Hills tV Vtortham,
and said report was adopted without
a 4iisenting vote.
the splendid success achieved lv
Messrs. Bills & Wortham in signing
up an overwhelming maiority of the
representative business houses, war
rants the Udief that they, ami they
alone, -an succeed in spite of the ef
forts made to confuse the public and
plit up. and lisin(egrate the inde
Committee for Rock Island Club-
G. L. Eyster, T. J. Medill, Jr., E
II. Guyer, L. S. McCabe, W. C.
Committee for Rock Island Retail
Merchants' Association M. II. Sex
ton, W. C. Maucker.
Committee for Moline Retailers' As
sociation Charles Holmgren, Axel
Soiling, J. II. Efllandt.
No Itlrht to I'srllness.
The woman who is lovely in face
form and temper will always have
friends, but one who would be at
tractive must keep her health. If she
s weak, sickly aud all run down, she
will be nervous and irritable. If she
has constipation or kidnev trouble.
her impure blood will cause pimples.
blotches, skin eruptions and a, wretch
ed complexion. Electric Bitters is the
best medicine in the world to regulate
stomach, liver and kidneys aud to
t urify the blood. It gives stroiij;
nerves, bright eyes, smooth, velvet
skin; rich complexion. It will make
a good-looking, charming woman of a
run-down invalid. Only 60 cents ai.
ilartz & LTllemeyer's drug store.
Yes, August Flower still has the
largest tale of any medicine in the
civilized world. Your mothers and
grandmothers never thought of using
anything else for indigestion or bil
iousncss. Doctors were scarce, and
they seldom beard of appendicitis.
nervous prostration or heart failure,
etc. They used August Flow
er to clean out the system and stop
fermentation ot undigested food, reg
ulate the action of the liver, stimulate
the nervous and organic action of the
system, and that is all they took when
feeling dull and bad with headaches
and other aches. You only need a
few doses of Green's August Flower,
in liijuid form, to make you satisfied
there is nothing serious the matter
with you. Sample bottles free at T. II.
What Do the Children Drink?
Don't give them tea or coffee. Have
you tried the new food drink called
tirain-u." it is delicious and nour
ishing ami takes tin; place 4if coffee
The more Grain-O von give the chil
dren the more health vou distribute
through their systems. Gimiu-O is
made 4f pure grains, and wh-n prop
erly prepared tastes like the cnoiee
grades d C4jffee, but costs aUmt ine
toiirth as much. All grocers sell it
15 cents and 25 cents.
l or Moaraenessi
Benjamin Ingerson, of Hutton.
Ind., says he had not spoken above a
whisper for months, and one bottle of
Foley's Honey and Tar restorel his
voice. It is used very largely by
speakers and singers.
:I bad a running, itching sore on
my leg. unered tortures. Lioan a
Ointment took away the burning and
iiching instantly, and quickly effected
permanent cure. C . Lenhart,
Bowling Green, Ohio. For sale by
Marshall & risher, druggists.
Arnold's Bromo Celery cures head
aches; 10. 25 and 60 centi. Keiai'
B4ri Ua I 14 Y;i Hz.i Kwin EcS
FRANK BLAIR BACK IN TOWN.
Has Another Kallroad Deal li HI
Frank P. Blair, who recently com
pleted tbe promotion of th Terminal
(now the Ii. I & N. W. ) enter
prise, is b.tck iti town, after spending
Christmas with relatives in St. Paul.
Mr. Blair states he will be in the
neizhbjrhood for some time. lie
has another railroad deal to champion.
What it is he will not say,, but it is
understood to be a branch out of the
tri-cities into the coal fields of Xlercer
and adjoining countie? for the North
western. Volcanic tZrnptions
Are grand, but skin eruptions rob
life of joy. Buckleu's Arnica Salve
cures them; also old running and
fever sores, uK-ers, boils, felons,
corns, wart, cuts, bruises, burns,
scalds, chapped hands, chilblains.
I'est pile cure on earth. Drives out
pains and aches. Only certs
a box. Cure guaranteed. Sold .
Martzci UJlemoyer. druggists.
Dr. C. .J. Bishop, of Agnew, Mich.,
says: ! nave used toley s Honey
aud Tar in three very severe cases of
pneumonia the past month with good
$-5 o ff BITh A V
BOOKCASES. SCREENS. PARLOR CABINETS.
ODD DRESSERS. FOO T RESTS. MUSIC CABINETS.
.CHIFFONIERS. BLACKNJ XG CASES. FANCY CI I AIRS.
HALL TREES. CENTER TABLES. ROCKERS.
MIRRORS. JARDIN1ER STANDS. CHILD'S ROCKERS.
MEDICINE CABINETS. ONYX TOP TABLES. HIGH CHAIRS.
EASELS. j DRESSING TABLES. LADIES' DESKS.
New beginners or any
save money this week.
103, 105 and 107 East
tJy equal To Dr. Be'.W Pine-Tar-Honev.
quirk and permanrnt relief in crip as well
.-1115. a. A. ."detcade, Pa-jcah,
uxtmiivK&L- ft a pleasant,
mmrnm r BronchiII.
mmmljHmm & the inflamed
I AM S YEARS OLD. an.! r.vr 9rv
The Old Fashioned Pumps
"WHERE DIRT GATHERS, WASTE RULES."
GREAT SAVING RESULTS FROM THE USE OF
PER CENT DISCOUNT,
Monday, Dec. 25th; Ending Saturday, Dec. 30lli.
one buying large bills of furniture and carpets can
This is the place to buy.
Ring: out the old, Ring: in the new,
Ring: out the false, Ring: in the true."
We bring: to you the
forests of Norway
Nature's most natural
that there is no inclination to cough.
SOLD BY ALL GOOD DRUGGISTS.
BOTTLES ONLY. 25c 50c AND $1.00 SIZES.
Be sure you get Dr. Bell's PINE-TAR-HONEY.
rax r. r. suTRt&uum mzdicxbx co., roataia park, ruicta, Xy.
FOR SALE BY BAHNSEN'S DRUG
Are rapidly being replaced by
pumps of modern construction
We make a specialty of this sort
of work, and want to furnish
estimates to everybody. We
have special facilities and we can
afford to give special terms.
112 West Seventeenth Street.
on All .
new and true froni the piney
remedy, improved by science to
PERMANENT, POSITIVE CURE for
inflamed surfaces of the Lungs
The sore, weary, cough-worn
the microbe-bearing mucus is
cause of that tickling is removed, and
membranes are healed and soothed so
s If in I II ii i a