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THE AUG US, SATURDAY, JANUARY lfJ, 1900
O The Weather We May Have.
1 All MJUlfUL ..11- L , .i. - . . . - . - ' "
nothing else and ordered another hun
dred, to the great amusement of those
present. Bismarck was then 20 and
had just returned from England.
Today's temperature. 31.
J. M. Shikiih. Observer.
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YOUNG &. McCOMBS.
Golf goo J s at Spencer's,
Buy a home of Keidy Bros.
Bier shoe sale at tolly Bros".
For insurance, E. J. Barns.
For real estate, E. J. Burns.
See Dolly Bros', ad on pajje 7.
I'atee Crest bicycles at Spencer's
List your property with rU-idy Bros
One and one-balf incle of snow
fell last night.
iJon't fonret that C. Hinsen & Son
are in the coal business yet.
The C. 2. Ni-wcomb Broom com
nanv, of Davenport, is to locate in
Merchants' dinner at Harms' res-
laurant. Quick servic. Private sup
pers a specialty.
Martin Stengel, of this citv, has
become a student at tbe (justu
s-bool. in Moline.
Kemfinber the sale is now on in
both the II. K. Walker and 11
Crainpton & Co. stores.
The Tri-City Socialist Labor party
will meet tomorrv afternoon at 2
o'clock in Claus (Jroth hall, Daven
Make una lint of vour wants ami
attend the great removal sale of K
Cratnpton & Co. while stocks are full.
It wili pay you.
Walter Dynes has accepted a posi
tion as traveling nali snian in Iowa
ami Illinois for the Hudson Bicycle
company, of Hudson. Mich.
Attend the threat brok. stationery
and art .ale today 2o.0oo worth of
goods will be slaughtered by B
Crainpton & Co.
Constance Koefcn was lined and
cost tol:iy by Magistrate Stafford on
a charge of assault am! iattery. Mrs
Ko.ia Salens was th- coinplainaiit.
A special meeting of Twin-City
Typographical union No. 107 has been
filled for tomorrow afternoon at 2
o'clock at the Industrial Home, Bock
Consolidation ami removal. 1'iivate
wile at half value of Ijooks. stationary,
gold pens, pocket books, blank books,
pocket cutlery, pictures and statuary,
at U. Ciampton it Co's.
Money loaned on personal property
such as household furniture, horses.
wagons, etc.. without publicity er
removal. Kastman & Co., 1712
Second avenue. Ollice open Monday
Wednesday and. Saturday nights.
Bev. J. K. l.oc-kriey, of Sacred Heart
church, is in receipt of a copy of the
"Boers' March and Song." the latest
production from the pen of Bev. Jo
seph Tonelli, of Calesburg. It is a
classic musically, while the wording
is patriotic and inspiring.
Tomorrow night the Uock Island
Turner society at their hall will give
a tiue entertainment. The Manner
c hor will render some songs ami (lus
tav Donald will deliver a lecture on
One Quarter of a Century of German
History." After the lecture, dancing
will be in order.
II. II. Matlock, state superintendent
for the Central t'uion Telephone com
pany, is in Moline looking up new
pisrters for his company's exchange.
Manager Koberts. of the Bock Island
exchange, announces he has made ar
rangements for the rccciptof the daily
weather report, the contents of which
patrons can burn by calling the chief
An event of exceptional interest is
the future engagement at Harper's
theatre of "A Wise Woman," a musi
cal comedy farce in three acts. It is
said that the instantaneous hit the
piece made has led to the cancella
tion of many 1-night stands in which
it was booked so as to enable tbe man
ager to accept contracts offered in the
larger cities. Tbe engagement in
this city will be kept, as Manager
Miller has an iron clad contract to
The dispatches say that the resigna
tion of C. J. Searle, of this citv, as a
member of the Western Illinois Nor
mal school board, has not turned up
at Springtield yet. This must be a
mistake or the letter Iris been miscar
ried in the mails, as Mr. Searle ' told
an Amu s reporter three days ago that
he had forwarded his resignation to
the governor. All tbe resignations,
according to reports from the cipital,
have bceu received except those 9!
Messrs. Searle and Little.
Juurj Clearing bale.
In addition to oar big advertise
meat of but week we oner many
srweial bargains which should inter
1.0W slightly massed nana ker
chiefs, worth 7, 8, 10. 12$. 15 and 17c.
vour choice as long a they last oc.
Ladies' jackets, worth up to $5.
January clearing sale price 98c.
50 ladies' jackets, worth op to
all on one table, yoar choice f 0.
Ladies' fur muffs, worth fl.2o,
special clearing sale price 69c.
Ail millinery at nail price.
Children's winter hoods, worth up
to 5Sc, January clearing sale price
Ladies eiderdown dressing saoues.
Januarv clearing sale price C9c and
Kubber tatting shuttles, worth 10c,
January clearing sale price 5c.
Shawl pins, per dozen, Ac.
Ladies belt supporters, per pair,
Pearl buttons. 21-line, 5c pcr.'czen
One-quart hot water bottle, every
one warranted, 48c.
Two-quart hot water Lottie, every
one warrauted. 58c.
1 hi ee quart hot water bottle, ev
eryone warranted, C8c.
i our quart hot water bottle, every
Simple rapid How fountain syringe.
-quart, Se; .'quart Wc; 4-qiiart,
Tempest combination fountain
syringe and water bottle, a complete
water bottle, a perfect fount nu
syringe, 2-quart, tiHc.
Jalcum Mwler per box 5c.
Tar soap. Pioneer, January clearing
sale two cakes for 5c.
Castile soap per bar, lc.
Glycerine, three cakes in box, per
Blue soap, January clearing sale
Perfume, ptr ounce 10c
Swansdown face powder, per bix,4r
KO KKKV lKCA I! TMKNT.
In this department goods have ad
vauced sincJec. 116 per cent. We
have not gone with the market and
give vou the old prics with an addi
tional discount of 2M per cent on all
line china, and a discount on all urn-
nerware of It) per cent. Jardiniers
that sold formerly up to $ 1.25, all in
one lot for 50c. One hundred to se
Special sale of gumdrops tonight
4c per pounl.
Ladies fur scarfs Ao. 1 electric
seal with six marten tails worth 6",
from 7 to 'J this evening, at $3. 9.
Hanan Shoes. Enameled
and tan Russian calf
Regent $3.50 shoes
our own make none
genuine without our
Florsheim & Co., cele
brated $5 enamels,
Russia calf and box
calf, vici kil calf
lined, to close, at ... .
Ladies' felt Borneo, 3
color, fur trimmed
Removal Shoe Sale.
FOR THIRTY DAYS FOR THIRTY DAYS.
WHY? We have leased the building, No. 1721 Second Avenue, now occupied
by R. Crampton & Co., which is to be remodelled and made ready for us about
Feb. 1st, giving us one of the finest, largest and most commodious Shoe Houses
in this section. We intend carrying a larger and more varied stock than in the
past, and also continue carrying the finest and best line of shoes shown in this
Rnlpr tn Alnif rpci Than GZhnc
Kinds of Prices to
all 1. am
aii ouu 101s ana broken sizes in
ladies line and heavy shoes to be
closed out regardless of regular
One line of child's turn
soles all solid sizes
5-8. close at .
Hanan box calf shoes JJ y O
for ladies to close at .Ma-Ja zrZj
Ladies' welts go to ry yH M
close at mmTKJ
Consequently Shoe prices are going to be shattered - all previous sales eclipsed.
It's bad for other dealers but can't help it.
We cannot quote all lines but simply hint at what we will do look out for
1705 Second Avenue.
Rock Island. III.
gentleman from a neighboring
town in Mississippi told the following
I walked into a small store the oth
er day and found the proprietor lying
tin the counter just doV.ing oft Into a
Bleep. He roused himself on my ap
proach, and. jumping to the floor.
quoted the familiar line:
" A horse! A horse! My kingdom
for a horse!
Where did you get that?' I asked.
'Oh. don't you know? That's what
AIsalom said when his horse ran un
der the tree and left him hanging by
the hair to a limb. I thought every
body knew where that came from.' "
Select your groceries for
your Sunday dinner at
Rtal list be-
Head Lettuce, Ieaf Lettuce,
Spinach. Oyster I'lant,
(ireen Onions. I'ursley.
Sweet Potatoes. Cucumbers.
Malaga iJrapes. Catawba Crapes,
T VI a wart- drapes, drupe Fruit,
r'lorid Orarres. Naval Oranges.
Mexican rantres. Jonathan Apples
Hel e (lower Apples Haiianas.
Dressed Chickens. Canned Oysters,
Dress d Ducks. Cams.
Dreswed Turkeys, Shell Oysters,
lt'&o Second Ave.
Rrral City For Prayer.
A. visitor to Moscow soon discovers
why it is called the Holy City. Ev
ery Jin) or sou feet there Is a cathedral,
church, chapel or shrine, and which
ever way you look you see people
crossing themselves. Until one has
seen Moscow the piety of the place is
not easily understood. The outsider
cannot imagine Moscow conditions. lie
cannot imagine church bells ringing
all the time and people praying In the
public streets at all hours of day and
nifinaroL ' Apprllip,
Among other amusing reminiscence
of the late Prince Uismarck appearing
lu Herr J.hu I tooth's "Memoirs of the
Iron Chancellor" Is one relating to the
bitter's gargautuau capacity for eating
and drinking. lie told the author that
the largest number of oysters he ever
ate was 175. Ho first ordered 25; then,
ns they were very g.nd, 50 more, and,
cousuuiimr these, determined to eat
On m Camel.
The sensation has been likened to
that which would be felt by mounting
a stool placed on a springless cart driv
en over a plowed field. I found It all
that and more. Nest to walking bare
foot in chains, riding on camel back Is.
In the eyes of the Moors, the worst
degradation they can put upon their
prisoners. Grey's "In Moorish Captiv
It must have taken lots of nerve for
him to laugli and Joke with the doctors I
while they were taking his leg off at I
the knee. ridn't he seem excited?"
Well. I thought he talked in rather
a disjointed manner. Chicago Tribune.
Closloa Oat a Lot of Odtla and Kndi la
Crockery Department At Le
Lot 1 Fancy night lamps, as
sorted colors with sha'e, 29c apiece.
Lot 2 China "plates, decorated,
worth 25 to 35c, all go for 12c apiece.
Lot 3 -Opal jjlass salad or frnit
dishe?, assorted shapes and colors,
the dollar kind at 6'Jc.
Lot 4 Salt and pepper shakers,
different colors, 10c kind 5c apiece.
Lot 5 China candle sticks and rinj;
trees 5c apiece.
Ixt 6 Good coffee mills c apiece.
Lot 7 Wash tub stands worth 25c,
take them at 10c apiece
Ixt 8 Box of writing paier, 24
sheets of paper and 24 envolopes at
10c a box.
Lot 9 Stuffed monkeys and dogs
at c apiece.
Lot 10 Haring- tin pails, 10 quart.
319 and 321 Twentieth Street.
lie Called Itlmaelf n Meteor.
The Hocky Culch cowlioy who broke
up a r-how In that town by shooting at
the actors called himself a meteor be
cause, he said, he was shooting stars.
Ilia Com pa n y.
Mark Twain, meeting Charles Guth
rie, a prominent lritish lawyer. In Vi
enna, asked him if he smoked. "Some
times, when I am In bad company."
was the reply.
After a pause came n second ques
tion: "Vou're a lawyer, aren't you, Mr.
"I am. Mr. Clemens."
"Ah. then. llr. Gnthrle. you must b
a very heavy smoker!"
When a woman calls her husband
np by telephone without his knowing
who she la, she is always surprised
to see how politely he addresses her at
first. Somervllle Journal.
One good thought-generously recelT'
edalways attracts another. ; 'r -
And ttje insidious advances of Con
sumption by attending to that cough
at once, and use our White Pine
Cough Kemedy for coojrh?, colds,
prippe and sore throat. It will re
lieve jou immediately, as well as ef
fecting a permanent cure. It is un
excelled tor all kinds of pulmonary
Price 25c, large bottle.
4. J. RIESS,
Corner FoorUiATeane and Tventy-thirdstreet t
QUR BUYER HAS GON
To buy two big new spring stocks
boys' wearing apparel for our two
leaving we were given instructions to
we are going to obey orders. If you
plied if' will pay you to investigate the
of gentlemen's and
big stores. Before
reduce stock, and
are not fully sup-
Although the price of clothing is constantly advancing
we're going to make a showing during the absence of the
boss. We're going to have more cash and less suits,
overcoats, reefers, pants, underwear, shoes, etc. It would
be criminal extravagance on your part if you fail to visit
us before buying Will we have the pleasure of seeing
Two Big Stores.
w i in
iful y'fX ri
Two Big: Stores.
1729 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
115 and 117 W. Second St Davenport.