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the Anaus, Friday, decjcmbek 29. tssn.
cents a pound at
9 cents a poand
Consult Dr. Ls
shell oysters at
8 Tb Vntliw W May Have.
Fair and continued eel 3 tonight and
T day's temperature. 8.
J. It Shikiib. Obsrver.
Stovet at Hyn-s.
Leaf lard at Schroeder's.
Butterine at Schroeder's
Golf goods at Spencer's,
Hynes star pens tkates.
Buj a Lome of Beidy Bro3.
For insurance. E. J. Barns.
Dress jd turkeys at Beecher's.
For real estate, E. J. Burns.
Cabbage and krant at Beecher's.
Patee Crest bicycles at Spencer's.
Telephone 4483. . E. Mangold.
List joar property with Reid y Bros.
Phone Huesing for A. B. C. beer.
Dressed geese 10 cents a ponnd at
Dressed ducks 8
Save your eyes.
Bulk, canned and
II. Tremann'a Sous.
Dressed turkeys, geese, ducks
chickens at II. Treniann's Sons1.
All kicds of pork cuts; the price
will be as low as the lowest at Schroe
Boys skates, all sizes, 39 cents per
pair at Lckhart s.
Good. ekaWs aud prices rirjht at
Summers & Woodin'e.
Don't ezeriment with jour eyes.
Consult Dr. La Grange.
Plenty of choice dairy butter and
fresh eggs at Hcechet's.
Fur gauntlet cloves and mittens at
Som triers & La Wile's.
Order your New Year's turkey from
lless Bros', and be happy.
Dance fit Ruche's hail Saturday
night. Admission 25 cents.
The best line of overcoats :iud uls
ters at Socuuiers & La Yelle's.
A big line of muiuVrs for New Year's
gifts at Soniniers & La Wile's.
Order a 50. pound -an of II. Tre
mann's Son6' pure kettle rendered leaf
Plenty of fresh dressed turkeys,
geese, ducks and chickens at lless
Winslow kales, K K. skates,
nickel plated ckatt-3 at Summers &
Wood i n's.
Prize bowling for geese and ducks
at Harms' restaurant all day Friday,
Dec. 29, and Saturday, Dec. SO.
The Northwestern University quat
tet will sing several selections at the
First M. E. church Suuday night.
Start the new year right and buy
your clothing from Sommers & La,
Velle. Save money and be happy.
Leaf lard, pork tenderloins, spare
ribs, sausage meat, neck bones, hearts,
livers and pigs' feet at II. Tremnnn's
Rock Island union made heavy win
ter shoes in -vici kid and ealf at $2,
2.50. $3 and $:1.50. Opposite Har
All glasses fitted by Dr. LiGrange
are guaranteed by Bleuer. the jeweler,
who will make all necessary changes
free of charge. . "
Mrs. Eflie L. Kinner-Stone has com
menced suit for divorce at Pe.ria
against her hnsband, William M. Kit
ner, cf this city.
Adolpb Phillip and his original Sew
York compsny of Girman comedians
in "Der New York Brautr" at Turner
hall Sunday night.
D. J. Lambert, of this city, is to
act as judge of the Illinois Poultry
Fanciers' association's exhibit to be
Moline Sunday and .Monday next
The grounds are beyond Prospect
parte, to oe readied by. street car ana
A farmer named Koll fell off his
wagen in Rockingham township,
across the river, Wednesday, breaking
nis necs. tie is sun alive. tnt totally
paralyzed, ana nis death is hourly ex
Dr. La Grange will make his 16th
trip to Blener's jewelry store Sat
urday. The doctor baa now 35b well
well satisfied patients in Rock Island
and-byjuniformed courtsey and skillful,
concientioas work, has built up the
best optical practice in the three
The date of the policemen's ball is
Jan. 4. The tickets are tl. And
you have the word of the entire po
lice force thatyon'll get your money's
worth II you attend, l he object or
the dance is to raise funds with which
to purchase a team of horses for the
C. Hansgen has been hiding now
about two months in the rear ox 221
behind his brick store, but it now
fixed, the new street open and filled to
grade, and wishes bis old customers to
come rirrht in on Twentieth street
north of the brick store, right in front
or his Hour, reed and coal omce.
James McManus, of Davenport, has
received a letter stating that it is ini
possible to identify the remains of his
son, John McManus, one of the Maine
victims. It was the wish of the fam
ily that the body of McManus be bur
ied at Atlantic. Iowa, beside that of
his mother, henc3 the sore disappoint
ment of Secretary Long's letter, in
which it is said it is not possible to
forward what is, beyond doubt,- Mc
Man us' remains. I
A STATE OF THINGS.
Continued from First page.
continent is ATrk-nn suprcmacr.' which
they will never pet no lonj; as then are
any men in the Hritish 'inpho fit to
Dear arms. I Hay this witli full under
MHtiiling Snt tbo whole I Mitch Imputa
tion or i:;e continent will probably Im
nraryed against us in fact, as It now Is
TKorill.K BREWINO IX ?.'. OA.
t'rritrb Arr IlIyal to the Kinpin ami
Want to Sorrdr.
New York. Dee. 20. A special it
The World from Ottawa payt: One
grave result to Canada of the war in
oitth Africa Is the arousing of all the
latent hostility to British rule in Can
ada anions the French in Quebec pro
vince. Recent mul terlnjrs of a iiottsiblo
Anglo-French conflict have aggravated
the anti-English sentiment there and
strengthened tni'desire among French
Canadians for the Independence of
Canada. The dream of the great ma
jority in French Canada is not now a
new France on the bank ot the St.
Lawrence, but another Independent
state on the continent of America.
In QuelK-c the popular cry is against
imperialism and fur the indeendence
of Canada: in Ontario and other Kug-
lisli-speuking provinces it is fot 'the.
loser union with the British crown,
reniier Lanrler. therefore, find. him
self placed lietween two inextinguish
able tires, either of which may event-
nally consume him aud his govern
held at Lanark. Jan. 2-6
Yoni health and comfort, as well
as yonr eyesight, depends on the
skill of the roan who tits your glasses.
Dr. Le Grange is skillful. .
Adolph Phillip and his original
New York coniptuy of German come
dians in "Dr New York Braucr" at
Turner hall Sunday night.
The Rock Island Industrial Home
association has its masquerade dance
tonight. All those having Invitations
are promised a pletsant tune.
Toe Northwestern University quar
tet's concert at the First M. K. churcn
last night was one of the season's mu
sical treats. The Ikvs are grc it vo
calists. Those having invitations should
not forget that the masquerade dance
of the InduitriU Home association
Oi-cura this eveuirg at the hail on
The distressing effect of cyu-Mrain
on the general health is thoroughly
understood and explained by Dr. Ia
Graugc. free of charge to all who call
at Bleuci's jewelry store Saturday.
A targtt and live bird shoot is in
lo held by the Sunday Gun club at
rioera Confident of Victory.
Durban. Xatal. Saturday. Dee. 23.
Winston Churchill on arriving here aft
er his escape from the Boers received
tremendous ovation. lie says
that from conversation with
inenilx-rs of the Transvaal executive
at Pretoria lie learned that the Boers
legan the war with trepidation, but
that President Kruger is now confident
hat Great Hritnln will soon sue for
ieace. in the lnguest lransvaai cir
cles. Churchill asserts, there is serious
alU of a compromise by which Great
Brit Ian would cede the territory now
occupied by the armies of the two re
publics, pay an indemnity of 20.000.-
000 ?Kt0.iOO,0OO. and acknowledge
the complete independence of the
What It Will Coot John llnll.
London. Dee. 29. It is now esti
mated that the war will cost at least
itin.itiio.tMtO $rioo.fttMon!. and it is sug
gested that the sinking fund of the na
tional debt should le suspended for
five or six years in order to defray the
An talackr Fitlrit.
C. E. Bruens. a prominent South Da
kota cattleman. Is the victim of a
strange series of accidents. While
working around the railroad cattle pens
at Yiborg he had his foot iujured to
such an extent as to render the use of
crutches nece.'isary In getting about.
A short time afterward, while sitting
In the ollice of a Viborg hotel musing
ou his hard luck, an.acetylene gas tank
in the basemeut directly under him
exploded, throwing him several feet
into the air. In falling he aain injur
ed his damaged foot. Later Dr. Stid
worthy attempted to get the unlucky
truckman's mind oJt his iuisfortunes
by inviting him to accompany him on
a drive. Befcre they bad giue very
far the horse became frightened and
ran away, breaking the neck yoke and
causing the pole of the vehicle to drop.
F.rnous jr.mped for his life and again
injured ids disabled foot, besides bruis
ing his liuib aud shoulder.
Malar Linbrr Opvratlnaa.
Operations In the Maine woods this
winter will be the largest for many
years, the cut lcing estimated at 1S0,
0OO.0UO to 2OO.OO0.0UO feet, for the pros
pects of ihc lumber trade were never
brighter than now, says the New York
Telegram. Thousands of men and
hundreds of horses have gone from
Bangor into the great spruce forests,
all at higher wages than have been
paid In many years, and the employ
ment agencies are constantly on the
lookout for more men.
Woaarf al Traaaferaaatioa.
The conversion of the flintiest, rough
est limestone Into soft, white wool Is
one of the wonders of the century
which win shortly appear In a prac
tical way. to the"manurtctuier,f'..'
I 'i;';' " -
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The Largest Assort
ment and Lowest Prices
in the City at
1615, 1617, Second Avenue.
Mew Year Slippers.
Biggest stock of Men's, Ladies', Misses' and Boys'
Slippers in the three cities. Prices away down.
New line of Ladies' Patent Kid Shoes just in.
Of a - happy New Year
dinner will make our
store the place to please
you. Look below.
Heiu) Lettuce, Lest Lettuce,
Spin mob. Oysier Plant,
Wax beans. Pars'ev.
Sweet Potatoes, Cucumbers,
ireen I nion. Green beans.
KKB plant. Tomutoea.
Malaga tlrapes, Catawba Grapes,
PeUwarc tirapes. Grape Fruit.
Hor'd4 Draoues. Naval th-anwes.
Mexican Oranites, Jonathan Apples
liel ellowcr Apples Bananas.
DresseA Chickens. Wild Ducks.
Lrem'd Thick. Quail.
Dressed Turkeys. Shell Oysters,
Dressed Geese, C.nms.
Dulk oyters. Canned Oysters.
112) Second Ave.
824 Twentieth Street. Eock Island.
S03 W. Third St., Davenport. -
The mark-down" pencil has been
busy in our crockery department.
Waifs and stravs, odds and ends must
made to move. How will tbeso
price hints do?
llaviland china ohres, J5c, were
llaviland teapot tiles, 25c. worth
China chop dishes for 50c, worth
China breakfast plates $2.50 per
China plates at $3 per dozen from
China salads at 50c, were 87c.
Tailor lamps at 2 instead of f 4.
Three-light candlesticks $1.25, were
Candlesticks at l. wotth $1.50.
Candlesticks at 35c. were 67c.
Bisque, figures at 25c instead of 47c
Bisque smokinir sets at 85c, were
Bisque figure (bicycle rider) 75c in
stead. of $-1.25.
Bisque divers 50c, were 67c
There are a ccod many other "mat k
downs," ticketed plainly, in the store.
- 1 - . - A. S. cCABI CO.
AFTER THE RUSH IS
Never, during our business career, have we met with
such a rush and jam of Holiday shoppers. Although re
enforced with extra help, the crowds were far greater
than our most sanguine expectations Now, that th.i
i"Rush of Holiday Shopping is Over" we propose to
tinue the busy Hum with the force of
1 IRRESISTg BAR&AI1S
We have already entered the task of invoicing and find
a number of small lots in men's and boys' suits and overcoats-wherever
there is but one, two or three of a kind
a Greatly Reduced Price will create an eager demand on
the part of economical buyers. If you are not supplied,
it will pay you to investigate our selling of small lots.
Two Big Stores.
Two Big Stores.
1729 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
115 and 117 V. Second St Davenport.