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THE ABOTTS, SATCTRDAV, DECEMBER 15. 1900.
Cleanses the System
Gently and Effectually
when bilious or costive.
resents in tjie most accepts Me arm
the JjiratSve prJncjpes of pants
A noun to act most Iej elf cj ally.
TO GET ITS BENEFICIAL EFFECTS
BUY THE GENUINE MANFD. BY
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUPCO.
SAM FRANCISCO, CAL.
LOUISVILLE , KY. NEW YORK. N Y
for sj 6r trvf gists prce 50 per bottfe.
The Family Supply
Shoulil be Pure and
of the best.
Cor. 19th St. and Second Ave.
Have the most complete Hue
of high grade wines and
whiskies in the city where
anyone can purchase in any
ii:iutity (or family use at
INGERSOL'S OLD HOME
s2r rmti'M. -A
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NOW IMC home or
LEWIS' SINGLE BINDER
Iu all iu e:c t'-cre
rhouM b citaii..iis.
Elj's Cream Balnt
tlis d:"as--d nn'iijTj;?.
It cur t T.irrh ar.,1 i.-:va
away a cold iu ".lie hr&J
Crraoi Ttaliu p'.vcvl Imo the coetriis, rpresda
OTcr the BwraVsric ati.I : rw.:!i T.e'..tt is in
mml;teauJ a c ;rr fo::c. It is not cry.r doea
not produce hikz.: ;. I-;c , 50 cent at Drug
giU or by nxl; Trial SL-, 19 cents by rnaiL
ELY BIlOTHEIii, Wrzen btrett. 'cw Tork.
The Finest on Earth.
FOR 5 ALE BV
mzi ft E9sfi
KITCHENER KEPT BUSY
Boer Leaders Give the Conqueror
of the Soudan Different
Sort of Work.
ANOTHEK CASE OF MAJUBA HILL
Fighting Going on Close to Pretoria
Uuoi Keeps Close to De Wet
London, Des. 15. Kitchener re
ports that 18 officers and 555 men are
missing from" Clements' force. They
consist of four companies of North
umberland fusiliers. Judging from
the message they were captured by
Boers. Clements'1 casualties Dec. 13
amounted to five officers and nine
men killed and many wounded. The
Boers suffered severely.
London. Iec. IS. "Mr. Kruger and
Ir. I. evils. viii diiicil lat vMi5ns at
the pa !;!," avs t rurrepoiideiit of
The Daily Mail at The H;ij.'iie. "on
h'-ariiij; of tin- BritiU Iiaster at
Nouit-dM lit. nre juile immuved. Mr.
Knig-r jiai.l lie tliotsht tlt Euglisli
would break ih-ir n- k on the Masa
liebei. asiij iif ri;t!strtd his com
plete i ii:iliileiii e iii uliiinalely t'on-in;
Enslaml to initiate aa a.-i-eptable et
llHnient." The "new from Noniigedacht"
referred to abort is a report froiu
Iviti-Lieiier. in which he says: "I'letu
ents' fijict at N-i iteda lit, on the
Maa'.ieslMirir. was attacked at dawn
today by Ielarey. re-en foreed by Bey
er's -oiii iii.uk ! ft'tiin Waniib.il !i. inak
in? a force estimated at -.'. Though
the tir' atia'-k was repulsed, th Boersi
ii!ana!;ed to tr-t atop of the Magalies
ljiirj;. vlii-h wa held by four eonipa
itiia of the Northumberland Fusileers,
and wt re t!ui a'o! to i-ounuaiid (Mem
ent-N tamp. He retired on Ilekpoorr
ami took up a position on a hill in th
t-entPr of i!i- valley."
Significance uf the New..
The iniii-aiit pan of this news is
that the s-ceiie of .the li'ht Is omiuouly
elo.se to l'reioria. Nooityiedaeht is
only twenty-two mils northwest. A
dispatch from Johannesburg, dated
yesterday, p. m.. says: "The bat
tle still eontiiiues in the hills h few
irilrs from Krn?ersdorp. tJeneral
flemenis has a.-ked for reinfor-e-ments.
aud mounted men under fJen
eral French hve already pone. There
have bepn many casualties on both
sides. It is estimated that the Boers
Koera Repulaetl at Two Place.
Lord Kitchener .livi rejorts that the
Rix.-rs made an attack and were re
pulsed :it l.ichtetibiM'tr. aDd that tlen
eral I'tmer was killed. Attacks tip
on Bethlehem and Vrede were aln
repuNed. i he Boers Ioinjr ten killed
anl fourteen wounded. ryheid was
attacked Pee. 11. It is reported that
f.eneral Knox, co-opevfltinjf with the
British column at Ueddersburc. has
stopped Ceueral IeVt-t and that a
1 Kit tie is proceeding. The report add
that many of tJeneral licWct's follow
er have been captured.
nniTisn KLIAM tNTAKV SOTIS.
Cranborne Perllnea to Talk Hay-Paunce-fote
Lord Ilardnirk'a Apolojfy.
London. 1 e 1. In the commons
yesterday Norman tried to obtain
Koine otlicial expressions relative to
the action of the I'nited States sen
ate on tin I lay Tauncefote treaty.
Lord ( "i aulHriie. parliamentary secre
tary for the foreign office, contented
himself with savins: that no communt
:i!ion had parsed between 5reat Brit
a.n at:i the oTl:-T European irovern
iiients with the view of elicitititr
whether they would oiiree to repanl as
neutral a canal occupied and fortified
by the I'nited States.
No useful purprse. Lord t'ranlorne
added, could In served at the pres-ent
moment by. replying to the other para
graphs! of ihe question of Norman.
These a--ked if Nicaragua accepted the
I'nited Statis senate committee's view
that the relationship of the I'nited
States and Nicaragua was analogous
to that of Turkey aud Egypt at the
time of ihe -ontTtiction of the Suez
canal, namely, the relation of suzerain
and vassal, and if the I'nited States
associated itself with the protocol
signed at the London conference of
March 13. 1871. to the eiYect that no
jiower could liberate itself from the
engagements of a treaty without the
assent of the contracting parties.
In the lords llardwick. in answer to
TJosebery's criticism in ihe house at
the reassembling of parliament on
Dec. 7. when the latter referred to
llardwick. now Under-Secretary of
state for India, as being a member of
a firm of stock brokers, sai.1 that when
he was offered the appointment he ex
plained to Lord Salisbury and to Lord
;eorge Hamilton, the secretary of
state for India, that though he would
relinquish active business he could not
sever his eoiiiie-tion with his firm. Ten
years apo. llardwick continued, he
was left" without a shilling, and he
could not affotd t ever his connec
tion with the company which had fur
nished him a livelihood for the sake
of a few years in omVe.
K WANG HSU AM' THE Atl.IE.
Demand th Emperor la Said To Be
Williag Co Concede.
Tien Tsin. Dec. 1.1. According to
credible Chinese sources of informa
tion Emperor Kwang Su will asree to
the following ten demands of the pow
ers: First. ludeiuuity to the amount of
70u.ooo.000 taels. payable within sixty
years and guaranteed by the likin.
SHond. The erection in Peking of
a suitable monument to the memory
of Baron von Ketieler.
Third - An imperial prince, a near
relative to the emepror, to go to Ber
lin to arx-logize and express regret for
Fourth. Foreign troops to hold th
l:nee of communictiion between Taku
Fifth. Punishment of the Boxer
Sixth. Candidates from district
sriere. U8Horein outrarea bare been
perpetrate!, not to De allowed to com
pete in the Chinese examinations iu
Peking for five years.
Seventh. Alolitou of the tsung-H-yamen.
Eighth --foreign envoys to nave ao
ces to the emperor at all times.
Nintn. Importation of arms anc
ammunition into the province of Chili
to be abolished.
Tenth. The land and sea forts be
tween Shan Hai Kwan, Taku and Pe
king to be destroyed.
London. Dec. 1.1. The Times pub
lishes the following from Tokio. dated
Dec. IS: "Japan's policv in China ap
pears to be based equally on popular
entimeut and political expediency.
The barbarous behavior of the Bus
sians. especially the atrocious treat
ment of women aud childreu. amply
confirmed from other sources, has pro
dueed intense disgust, which is en
h.inced by the silence of western pub
lic opinion iu contrast with the sereri
ty of western comment upon Japan's
ac tion at Port Arthur six years ago.
Hence there Is a distinct reaction here
iu favor of leniency toward the Chi
"The greatest stress is laid ou secur
ing the earliest possible return of the
Chinese court to Peking. The Japanese
believe that a real progressive spirit
is moving in China, and that given
twenty years' breathing time much
mar he done bv the Chinese
themselves. Whether we agree or dis
agree with Japanese olicy It is im
possible to doubt that it is inspired
by a genuine desire to promote the
peace and prosperity of China, which
are more essential to Japanese com
mercial and political interests than to
those of any other power."
50 cents to f- M. & K.
You will see it on page 10.
The "Apollo" at Bowlby's.
The "Apollo" at Bowlby's.
The "Apollo" at Bowlby's.
f 10 buys an organ at Kberharl's.
Trees and ornaments at P. K. Mitsch
$100 buys a good piano at Eber-
Drums 10 cents at P. R. Mitsch &
Holiday slippers 50 cents to f 2 at
M. & K's.
Concert at Turner hull next Sunday
Popular presents at popular prices.
See M. & K.
Large saw and bucks 25 cenis at P.
It. Mitsch & Co.
The finest eastern holly sold in the
city at Passig's.
Very tine holly wreathes and ever
green rolls at Passig's.
Radiant Home and Jewel base burn
ers at Allen, Myers & Co's.
Prices are right on all stoves at
Allen, Myers & Co's- The "Jewel."
Three beautiful upright pianos sold
at Kberhart's pianohouse yesterday.
Fine line of Xmas gifts in the jew
elry line at Brookman's. See page 18.
Skate sharpening by new process
at Mike Mintz', Y. M. C. A. building.
Buy a Universal food chopper.
They are the best. At J. W. Stew
art's. Plenty of dressed turkeys, chickens,
lucks and geese at Hess Bros', this
See the beautiful sterling silver toi
let sets in French gray, the finest, at
The well known Radiant Home hard
coil base burner is only sold at Allen,
Myt rs & Co's.
Eberbart is in the piano business to
stay his (stock is reliable and he is a
reliable man to buy of.
Clerks and business men can get a
good hot supper for 15 cents at Chris
tian church this evening.
Everything in smoker's supplies for
a nice Xmas gift at William F. Salz-
maun s, oOd .twentieth, street.
Skates, skates, skates, Barney &
Berry's celebrated skate?. Lowest
prices in the city at David Don's.
The Jewel steel ranges are the best
and are as cheap as many of the in
ferior makes. Allen, Myers & Co.
Buy him one of those French briar
pipes at the Palace cigar store and he
will surely spend a merry unristmas.
The "Apollo" piano attachment at
Bowlbv's now on exhibition. Call
and hear this wonderful instrument.
Right and reasonable is the way
that Allen, Myers & Co. will fix your
heating plant. Try tbem. Telephone
Don't remark to a musician that a
Weber piano is not reliable. They
would lose confidence in vou if you
did. Hear them at Eber hart's piano
Fine line of cigars, pipes, cigar
holders, etc., suitable for Xmas pres
ents at William F. Salzmann's, Twen
A. J. Stombs. agent for the Ger-
mania Life Insurance company, is
distributing a useful desk calendar
Why pay f5 a month rent for a
piano when you can buy a reliable
piano for $5 a month at Eberhart's
We will put on sale next week a fine
line of couches that will be soH at re
duced prices for Christmas at Clemann
Elegant cut glass cigar jars filled
with the choicest Havana, cigars for
holiday gifts at the Palace cigar store.
The Apollo'' piano-playing at
tachment now on exhibition at Bowl
by's has 10 points of superiority over
Felt slippers for men and women in
'all styles and shapes at 75 cents $1,
$1.25, $1.35 and $1.50. Tne Leader.
ftTrm'iat to tt.rnr InonKf
Who said a W eter piauo was not
reliable? They certainly can't be
iadges of pianos. Hear them at
Eberhart's piano house.
Standard brands of high class cigars,
packed in holiday packages, an al
most unlimited assortment to select
from, at the Palace cigar store.
A boy or girl cannot be better
pleased than by receiving a pair of
Barney k Berry s skates. Cheap
wniie they last, at J. w. Stewart s.
A complete line of Columbia graph
ophones at Bowlby's from $5 to $100.
A large assortment of new, up-to-date
records will arrive Monday morning.
The Minuet Social club will give a
dance at Turner hall Saturday even-
ins, admission 25 cents. Music will
be furnished by Lee Grabbe's orches
tra. ."Talking points" are good, but
"resuIts, are better. - ine best re
sults are always attained when Jewel
stoves are used. See Allen, Mvers &
Largest and most complete line of
cameras and camera supples in the
city. Eastman Kodak agency. Special
cat on cameras for Christmas at
We have men's every day working
shoes, a good line, with extra heavy
soles, at $1.50, $2, $2.50 every pair
a good pair. The Leader, opposite
Robert Achterman, while at play in
the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium today,
fell, breaking his left arm at the
elbow. The same member was broken
about a year ago.
The Monolithic club last evening
gave the first dance that has been
given this winter at Black Hawk inn.
It was entirely successful, about tiftv
couples being present.
Did vou ever hear the tone of a
Chase Bros, piano? Well, if not. and
you ever hear one and care to invest
in an artistic piano, you will buy no
other. Hear them at Eberhart's, piano
Mrs. Anna McKinley, of South Rock
Island, has ' withdrawn the charges!
against Mrs. bar ah Chambers, who
was arrested recently on a peace war
rant. The plaintiff has decided to
leave the neighborheod.
The Memorial Christian Sunday
school is preparing to give a cintata
on the cccasion of their Christmas en
tertainment, to be held at Armory
hall Wednesday evening, Dec. 26.
The McKinlev Baptist church, be
longing to the colored folks, was sold
at the court house today to satisfy a
mortgage. Henry rluegel. who htii
the mortgage, bid it in at $1,5C0.
11. C. Bangs, manager for the Koi th-
western University Glee, Mandolin
and Banjo clubs, is in the city today
looking over the ground in anticipa
tion of arranging a date for the ap
pearance of the clubs in February.
Santa Claus' pack will contain many
shoes for the little ones (and big ones
too) this year. We have sild a lot of
pretty little shoes and fancy oaes in
colors, and also big shoes and slippers
and still we have plenty left. Do you
know anyone who wants a pair?
George P. Crecelius died last night
t the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ed
ward Meek, 912 Seventeenth street,
after 2-weeks' illness, aged 75 years.
3 months and 21 days. The funeral
will take place at the residence Sun
day afternoon at 2 o'clock and thence
to the German Lutheran church,
Davenport. The interment will beat
Charles Hansgen finds himself for
tunately sitnated to handle his coal
trade in consequence of the new depot
yards of the Burlington. Cars of
coal direct from the mines are de
livered in front of his office door east
of Twentieth street. Mr. Hansgen
says he now has a chance to thorough
ly inspect the coal he handles without
The Salvation army is planning for
its Christmas dinner for the poor.
Capt. H. Clyde Barrett asks donations
of provisions from citizens. He wants
meats, coffee, sugar, bread, potatoes,
milk, apples, cakes and the like. Ar
rangements are being made to feed at
least 300 people. The needy will also
be supplied with articles of clothing,
and donations of this kind are like
wise requested of citizens.
Large congregations heard the ser
mons Thursday at the First Baptist
church by Rev. Dr. Meyers, pastor of
Emanuel Baptist church, Chicago.
He is a most forcible speaker and
toauu n i&Biiug impresBiuu uu me
hearers. Next month Miss Anna
Downey, who Is known the country
over as a successful evangelist, comes
to conduct a series of revival meet
ings at the First Baptist church.
Special for Monday. 19 cents for a
doll buggy; 38 cents fcr shoofly; 5'J
cents for shoolly, upholstered; 96
cents for children's rockers, worth
double; 15 cents for 25-cent black
board; 65 cents for $1.25 album; 65
cents for toilet set, comb, brush and
mirror; 49 cents for fine set; one lot
fancy plates 25 cents at half price;
$1.65 for fancy bed room lamp;
.'.25 for beautiful parlor lamp.
large globe; special prices on jardi-
nieref, trees,. evergreen, holly, holly
wreaths, atcEckhart's, Twentieth
"The Ghosts' Revel," given at the
First Baptist church last night by
Miss Nellie Parker's Sunday school
class, proved a delightful" event, the
auditorium being filled witn people.
Ihe program included recitations by
Misses Abbio Hiilier and Alpha Robb,
readings by Miss Lydia Parker and
Mrs. J. E. Asay. vocal solo by Miss
Josephine Woodin, piano selections
Kuh, Nathan, Fisher Co,
Who cares, as long as you can buy fine clothing at about 50 cents on the
dollar. We were on the ground floor, and bought thousands of dollars'
worth of their most desirable suits, overcoats and ulsters.
Only Room to Mention a Few Articles.
MEN '3 ULSTERS, WORTH $5.00
MEN'S ULSTERS, WORTH $6.50
MEN'S ULSTERS, WORTH $10.00
MEN'S ULSTERS, WORTH $15.00
MEN'S OXFORD MELTON OVERCOATS WORTH $18.00.
MEN'S FANCY CHEVIOT SUITS, WT0RT1I $10.00,
Great Big Bargains all Along the Line. Don't Buy Until You Sea
Our Stock of K., N. & F. Real Bargains. We
Undersell Them All,
YOU KNOW US.
by Misses Zetta Benson and Myrtle
Scmmers, piano duet by Misses Nellie
and Bertha Karr, closing with a tab
leau, "Nearer My God, to Thee," by
the class. Refreshments were served.
A New Year's lialde.
There Is one book everyone should make an
effort to (ret for the new year. I c contains
simple and valuable hints concerning health,
many amusing anecdotes, and much general
in formation. We refer to Hostetter's Alma
nac, published by the Hostetter company,
Pittsburg. Pa. It will prove valuable to any
household. Sixty employes are kept busy on
this valuable book. The issue for 1901 will be
over eiht millions, printed in the English.
German, French, Welsh. Norwegian, Swedish,
Holland, Bohemian and Spanish languages.
It contains proof of the efficacy of Hostetter's
Stomach Bitters, the great remedy prepared
by the publishers, and Is worthy of c ireful
preservation. The almanac may b obtained
free of cost of any druggist or general dealer
In the country.
l.OOO Worth of Good.
A. H. Thurness of Wills Creek Coal
company, Buffalo, O., writes: "I have
been afflicted with kidney and bladder
trouble for years, passing gravel or
stones, with excruciating pain. Other
medicines only gave relief. After
taking Foley's Kidney Cure the result
was surprising. A few doses started
the brick dust, like fine stones, etc.,
and now I have no pain across my
kidneys and I feel like a new man.
Foley's Kidney Cure has done me
$1,000 worth of good." For sale by
Kheamatlam Cared In Day.
Mystic Cure for Rheumatism and
Neuralgia radically cures in 1 to 3
days. Its action upon the system is
remarkable and mysterious. It re
moves at once the cause and the dis
ease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly benefits. 75 cents.
Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Second
avenue, Rock Island; Gustave Schle-
el & Son, 220 West Second street,
David City. Neb., April 1. 1900.
Genesee Pure Food company, Le Roy,
N. Y. Gentlemen: I must Bay in
regard to Grain-O that there is noth
ing better or healthier. We have
used it for years. My brother was a
great coffee drinker. He was taken
sick and the doctor said coffee was the
cause of it, and told us to use Grain
O. We got a package, but did not
like it at first, but now we would not
be without it. My brother has been
well ever since we started to use it.
Yours truly, Lillije Sochob.
A cold, cough or la grippe can be
nipped in the bud" with a dose or
two of Foley's Honey and Tar. Be
ware of substitutes. There is noth
ing so good. For sale by all drug-
Cold and cough cures are numer
ous, but the one that leads all others
in merit, is Foley's Honey and Tar,
which is in great demand these days.
For sale by all druggists.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
Tfcs Kind fta Hare AIwhjx Bought
Stands the Loss
We Will Save
A special sale for TEN DAYS ONLY. A good opportunity
to select your HOLIDAY PRESENTS. Everything goes
at CUT PRICES.
$17 Combination Book Cases,
plate mirror, now
$16 Folding Beds with supported springs, 00
$22 Handsome Bedroom Suits, three pieces, large TT 1 Q ?Q
French bevel mirror, solid oak, now 0JJ
$12 Couches, something fine, strictly lirst-claas. 00
9 Dining Tables, solid oak, 5-inch legs, heavy G? EZf
rim, now 4 M JKM
High Grade Side Boards, $12 and up. Brass and Iron
Beds, 85 different styles to choose from, prices from $2.50
and up. All Wool Carpets from 40c up.
We show the largest stock in the three cities. It will be
money to in your pocket to call and see us. The above prices
are not on our cheapest grades of goods.
Clemann & Salzmann
Cor. Sixteenth Street
You Money on
solid oak, French E7 f
ijj M i
and Second Avenue;