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TEB ABeUS. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 26, 1900.
weatielr we mat have
Parti; cloud tonight and
Thursday; uarmer tonight.
Today's temperature 24.
J. Jf. SIIERIER, Observer
Carvers at Wilcber'j.
Air rifles at Wilcber's.
Holiday goods at Lloyd's.
Bay u borne cf Eeidj Bros.
For !asarance E. J. Burr 8.
For real estate, . J Bares.
Ask for Bock Island Girl cigar.
List your property with Eeidy Bros,
Call for La Flor deE. T. D., 10 cents.
If yon want yonr property sold list
it wttn txai: Sc Co.
Dancing lessons at Turner hall
A tine select-line cf smoking jackets
gowns and night robes at Lloyd's. .
If ycu want to buy or sell real eS'
tate, consult Goldsmith & McKee.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Liedtke. 1533
Thirty-lirst street, have a new son.
Thirty-five cent merchants' lunch
at noon hour ac Harms' restaurant.
Buy a Universal food chopper.
They are the best. At J. W. Slew
art's. Choice line of misses' and children's
hats going at your own price. Miss
Clearing sale from now until the
hrst of the year everything at very
low prices at Miss Byrnes'.
The stage of water at the Rock Is
land bridge at 6 a. m. was 2 30, at
noon 2 LU The temperature at noon
The Handel Oratorio society wilf
meet at the home of Mrs. Frank Rob
inson, on Twentieth street, Thursday
F. K. Eberhart, a leading member
of the Kirk hoff-Locke Dramatic .com
pany, came from the west to spend
Christmas at home.
Reduced prices on family groups in
all sizes during the holidays at C. E
Smith's studio, opposite Harper
house. Telephone 4372.
Anyone wishing wood in stove
lengths by the load before the supply
is exhausted, call cr address C. F.
Gaetjer, 717 Seventeenth street.
Ice en the llennepiu canal has at
tained a thickness of .x to eight
inches and icemen hope to begin
active oh rations there rext week.
A boy or Irl cm not be better
pleased than ly receiving a pair of
JUrnev & Berry's fkates. Cheap
wh'le they last, at J. W. Stewart's.
i:t. Rev. Charles R. Hale, coadjutor
Episcopal bishop, of Springfield, with
the tit.o c f bishop of Cairo, who died
at Cairo, 111 . ve.-ttnlay. was formerly
diau of the lUvcnp:rtCathedral. He
was born in Lowis'.jn, Pa., March 14,
Members of the Second Baptist
church, of this city, and the Third
Jt.ijnibt churcii. of Moline, both col
O'ed organizations, have consolidated
their churches and will hereafter hold
services in the church of the Rock
Island society, on Tenth street.
Owing to the complaint said to
have been made by certain citi
zens as to the site selected
by the city council. Oitumwi,
Iowa, may let lose the f50.000 public
library winch Andrew Carnegie has
promised to give, and for which all
of the legal details have been com
plied with locally.
A beautifully embossed work of art,
bearing a reminder of the war days
of "til, is the Rock Island National
bank's calendar, for the first year rf
the new century. So attractive is
the design that the bank found it had
not enough to go as far as it was in
tended before demand exhausted the
The grand Christmas ball given by
the ladies of the tri-cities last evening
in Shriners' hall at th Masonic Tem
ple, in Davenport, was a brilliant
event. The attendance was large.
Rock Island and Moline being rep
resented. The hall was prettily
decorated with evergreens and other
yule-tide ornaments. There were
about 75 couples present.
The ferry Augusta has again gone
into winter iuarters and will stay
thtre unless the weather shows great'
moderation. She stayed in the light;
much longer than was deemed possi-i
bio by those who were not aware tf
the sturdincss of tho craft. It was
dark when she turned her prow
toward the harbor Monday night, and
yesterday she made no attempt to re
turn to the trade.
Bishop Hill is in a vale of tesrs.
says an exchange. It also appears to
be in a vale geographically speaking,
so that it has been a diQicolt matter to
or more from the village. Bishop
Hill is one of the o dest villages in
Henry county, being the location of a
Swedirh colony. Now it will pass
into history It will be a "deserted
vMage." The company declares,
however, that it has no intention of
abandoning Bitbop Hill, as far as
general traffic is concerned.
Because the Lewis Roofing company
refnsed to pay him $15 he claimed
was cue him for services as type
writer and stenographer, rendered
last week in Moline. C C. Crouch, a
vonng man who resides at 425 East
Fourth street, took a typewriter from
toe Juoiine omce of the company.
brought it to Davenport and proposed
to hold it until he was piid the
amount claimed. And because Mr.
Crouch did this he is at the Scott!
county jail charged with, larceny in
Illinois, and awaiting requisition
papers, wmch, in all probability, will
never come. Davenport Republican.
1 Jlirisi1!! I-P
Men's Slippers 50c, 65c, occ, $1, $1.25, $1.50. Ladies'
Border Slippers 69c to 75c. Ladies' Strap Slippers for
evening wear $1 to $3.
Patent Leather and Patent Kid
Shoes in very large variety $2.48, $5
PN3 ca- -
Herbert Mitchell, a hostler at the
Rock Island round house, last night
fell from the tank of a locomotive and
sustained severe injuries about the
hip. He was conveyed in the ambu
lance to his home at 510 Twelfth
The ambulance Monday afternoon
removed Miss Anderson, who is suf
fering with inflammation of the bow
els, from her home, 405 Eighteenth
street, to the hospital.
Mrs. W. F. Bergsten. a typhoid
fever convalescent, was taken from
the hospital to her home at 1007
$2 4S for Ladies' Patent Leather, Cloth Top, Dress
Shoe on new style last. All widths, equal of any
$3.50 shoe in the city. i
PRICE BROS. & CO., Props. New Location One Door West of Young & McCombs.
Extracting Teeth Positively Painless our Specialty.
I bad four teeth extracted positively painless. I cheerfully reqommend to the
public that the doctor s anaesthetic is perfectly harmless for elderly people at well
the young. T. O. Feits. M. D.
I had six teeth extracted without Dain. The doctor Is verv careful in his ex
traction. I recommend him highly. C. V. Donald, IrtT Fourth avenue.
Don't hurt bit. I had 15 teeth extracted absolutely without pain. Mrs. W. H
Wise. tt:3 Fourteenth street.
Uiadeiebt. teem crowned with cold and Bve pold fillings. All work was abso
lutely painless Mis-s Agnes Hergendahl, 55a Twenty -sixth street.
Atone sitting I had 17 teeth extracted painlessly. My gums were not sore at
all. Mrs. Mart n Jacobson. 4616 Seventh avenue.
My face was badly swollen from an ulcerated tooth. They extracted the tooih
without pain. Charles Carlson, S27 Third street and Fifth avenue.
BEST RED RUBBER
BRIDGE WORK PER
CROWNS $2.50 and P
FILLING $1.00 and up
Teeth Extracted Free When Plates are Ordered.
Office Hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. m. Sunday 9 a. m. to 12 p. m.
Gold Crown Dental Parlors,
Corner Seventeenth Street and Third Avenue.
Funeral services for Peter Rosen
thal, who died Monday evening of I
drop3y, were held at 9 o'clock this
morninj; at St. Mary's church. The
pallbearers were: Fred Nachbaaer.
Henry Deisenroth, Joseph Blochlinger,
Adam Klotz, Fred Eiger and
red l eager. Mr. Rosenthal was
born in Germanv Nov. 13, 1826, and
bad lived in Rock Island 40 years.
His wile died lour years ago.
Made easy by reading
our list below. Give
us a call.. Your erder
will receive prompt attention.
Old Kaihioned Cancer Core,
Take the common sheep sorrel which
prows in your yard and which children
cat because of its sourness, mash it up
into a pulp in some vessel that will
save all the juice that would otherwise
be lost, then put it into a bag and
squeeze out all the juice on to a pew
tor plate to pet some of the acid from
the metal, thou put this out in the
sun and let it dry ur.til about as thick
as t.ir, then put iu tisht bottle. If the
skin is not broken, put a drop of chlo
ride of jxitasli or lye on it to break the
skin and then apply the sorrel on th
enncer. just covering it with n thin
eont. If t lie sorrel gets too thick, a
little water will make it so that it can
The pain will bo severe, but it is oth
ervio harmless. It will stop hurting
in a fi.-w hours. Keep up these appli
cations, one every day, until the cancer
can be lifted out without pain. It took
four davs in my case. The sorrel will
cook the cancer, but it does not eat
as It does the flesh, hence it eats all
the flesh away and lets the cancer
loose. When you see tho cancer, put
the sorrel on it and not on the-flesh
When the cancer is out. heal the sore
with any kir.d of healing ointment. J
A. Wayland in Appeal to Reason.
Wax Beans, Cucumbers,
Celery, Ovster plant.
Parsley, Egg plant.
RiLdisbes. Hrussfsls sprout.
Kfldive. lireen bean.
Soup bunches, Leefc.
Asparagus. Fresh Mint,
Orange. Crab apples.
Grape Fruit, Apples.
Dres?ed Turkeys. Dressed Chick
ens Dres-d Ducks, l)reed
lieese. Wild Ducks. yuail.
Freh Fish. Lobsters. Oysters,
62 0 Second Ave.
nary Their Lepers Alive.
The Chinese have a curiously cheer
ful way of disposing of their lepers.
The relatives of the afflicted person
propose to him that they bury him
alive, and. such is the fatalism of the
Chinese, that the victim readily con
sents. An extra elaborate meal is
served to him in the way of a farewell
banquet, and then the funeral proces
sion forms. The mau who Is alout to
be immured under the sod follows his
own cofiin, and when he reaches tho
grave he takes a doso of laudanum.
hops into the box and settles down for
Dr. Wittenberg, writing on the srb
Jeetof leprosy in China, states that the
pure nerve form is the least common.
In such cases, as is well known, the pa
tients may go on for years. As to the
mixed form, it is fairly common, but it
Is a difficult matter to estimate the
number of lepers in any given district.
The sufferers lead the common life so
long as they remain free fnoni destruc
tive lesions. When these occur to any
marked degree, the leper is either seg
regated in a hut or he is allowed to
wander about the country, sustaining
life bv iH'zging. 1 r. Wittenberg re
cords cases of direct contagion from
mother-in-law to daughter-in-law.
Mew Year's Gifts
of Lasting Qualities.
Umbrellas, ladies' & gentlemen's
Sterling Silver Ware.
Ebony Back Mirrors & Brushes.
Llet sets in large assortments and
many other articles too numerous to
mention. There ia nothing too good
for onr patrons. Wo sell you the
best goods at lowest prices. Call
earlv, call often.
Thfongs of happy men,
Happy when they come,
All want useful gifts for
brother or sweetheart.
women, boys and girls,
happier when they leave,
father, for husband, son,
They come because their
draw trains up the gradcand out of the)
town in either direction. The Pecria
pailrcad company, in avoiding (hi
ditliculty, found it necessary to avoid
the town, and the new track is a mile
Dr. Bull's Conjrh Syrup cures Cough
or Cold at oiht. Conquers Croup,
Whxpinjr-Couprii and Jlelo-Couiib.
without fail. All mother praiso iu
lociors preiSCTibo jfc fr Bronchitis,
Hoarseness, Cirippo, Pacnmonia and
Consumption. Juk k,isure result.
TVirr. ;s cents. Rrfii- tl'-e ileaU t' sii! itc(c
Klnc Humbert's Pine Tree..
King Humbert took great pride in his
pine grove and one day. arriving unex
pectedly, found a forester preparing to
cut down a tree.
'What are you about?' asked the
"This pine is growing too tall, your
"Would you like it if I ordered your
feet to Ih? cut off because you are taller
than your fellows?"
The hint was enough and the tree left
unmolested. London Telegraph.
Always cures when others fa:l.
Or. Bull PUIa care Constipation, go p-l ioc
A Rnaell Aaeed.te.
Lord Kuss4.Il once presided at a din
ner given for Sir Henry Irving on his
return from America. While the din
ner was in progress Lord Ilussell sug-
goil to Cviiiyps Carr that he prt-
jose Sir Henry's health. "I can't make
speeches, you know." lie said..
Sir Henry gently replied. '"I beard
rou make a fine speech before the Par
To which the pungent Irishman an
swered. "Ii. vos. but then I bad some
thing to talk about!"
Subscribe for Thb Akoub.
Manufacturing Jeweler and Op
tician. Opposite Harper house.
Call at our store and look
at our liae of winter suit
ing. From our large
line it Is an easy matter
to se!et gods for your
New Year's Suit
Prices Guaranteed. Workman
ship and Style Unequaled
J. B. ZIMMER,
1823 Second Ave, Bock Island.
dollars and cents command more than any
where else. Our complete line of Holiday Goods
are on display and we have extra salesmen to as
sist our customers in making their selection from
Our New Year's Spread.
FINE KERSEY CAPS
KID SILK LINED
FINE FANCY HOSIERY
PATENT LEATHER TRUNKS
J $4.00 o
T WO BIG STORED
ONE TSN V IjlTTiiE TKICE.