THE ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1902.
Fair tonight and Thurs
day; no decided change in
J. M. SHERIER,
Temperature 7 a. m. 18; at
3:30 p. m. 25.
all sizes anil prices, at Trefz
estate and insurance, E.
Skates at 'Wilclier's.
Zazaro, 5 cent cigar.
Call fora lhie label cig-ar.
Open evenings, .f. Itainser.
For insurance, E. J. Uurns.
For tin work. II. T. Siemon.
Canode's White Pine cough syrup
Canode's Ilandoline for chapped
Masks of every description at Trefa
Go to Coin's Palace of Sweets for
(let a new hat for Christmas at Mrs
La Fren.'s sale.
More toilet sets received at J. Kam
ser's. Call early.
,!. Itainser is headquarters for fan
cy leather "foods.
New nuts of all kinds cheap at Kob-
We serve lunch at all hours. Coin's
Palace of Sweets.
A nice assortment of tree trim
mings at Trefz Sr Co.'s.
A new line of niufilers, 25 cents to
$3. at Sommers & La Wile's.
Fine line of ladies" shoes and slip
pers at 1705 Second avenue.
Suspenders and garters, fancy ster
ling silver buckles, at .1. Kamser's.
Great reduction on all trimmed
hats all week at Mrs. I.a Fren.'s.
Pretty things in match safes, fancy
cork screws, etc., at .7. Kamser's.
Night robes, nobby patterns, heavy
weights. $1. Summers fc l.aVelle.
Handsome bath anil household spe
cialties at Channon. Perry & Co.'s.
Great bankrupt sale still on at 1705
Second avenue. Open every evening.
Holly. holly wreaths, magnolia
wreaths and evergreen at Hess Urns'.
(iolf gloves, men's and boys', 25
cents ami 75 cents, at Sommers iSr La
Velle's. Choice neckwear, tecks and four-in-hands.
.10 cents, at Sommers & La
Velle's. There is no better Hour in the mar
ket than Jvlelweis. Robert Kusch
inann's. Have you tried a sack of Kilelweis
Hour? For sale at Kobert Kusch
inann's. Children's shoes from 25 cents up
at the bankrupt shoe sale, 1703 See
See the sensible offerings to sensi
ble people in McCabe's big holiday ad
in this paper.
A $1 bottle of champagne for ."0
cents at Simon Lewis', just to intro
duce the stock.
Open every evening until
Christmas the bankrupt shoe
1705 Second avenue.
See McCabe's big ad for
est Christmas ba riauiiiiLr
about in this locality.
Men's tine shoes, work shoes and
slippers at 1705 Second avenue, the
great bankrupt shoe sale.
A suggestion for Christmas hand
some bath and household specialties
at Channon. Terry it Co.'s.
Telephone coal orders to Kock Isl
and Lumber company. Prompt deliv
ery. Telephone west 100.
Dr. I. 15. Ennis, physician and sur
geon, also cancer and skin specialist.
Office, 303 Twentieth street.
Trefz & Co.'s line of toys is one of
the most complete in the city. Don't
forget to look over their stock.
Cleaning, pressing, repairing and
dyeing promptly done at the New
i'anitorium Club, l'.Mi'J Second avenue.
Cleaning, pressing and repairing
neatly anil promptly done at the New
I'anitorium Club. HtOl) Second avenue.
Orma club dances. Turner hall. Dav
enport, every Saturday and Sunday
evening. Admission. 25 cents; ladies
Gustafson & Hayes, the new cloth
iers, will keep their store open even
ings from now until after the holi
days. Guess on the weight- of the big
stick of candy at McCabe's. The one
guessing the nearest gets the candy
Tommy Smith, the Chicago pugilist
who is matched for a 10-round go
with Hayes Muhs, the Iowa lad, at
Turner hall next Tuesday evening.
per pound, 18 cents, at Mi-
The only high grade Baking Powder
made at a moderate price
will arrive in the city tomorrow and
take up training quarters in the 'fur
ner hall gymnasium.
Gustafson & Hayes, the new cloth
iers, will keep their store open even
ings from now until after the holi
mmon j-ewis line of fancy wines
and liquors is as complete as it is
possible to make it. Prices always
I he special eandv bargain for 10
o'clock Thursday: Chocolate marsh-
Extra fancy navel oranges, per doz
en, 15 cents; good mixed candy, per
pound, 6 cents. J. Frankel, 317 Twen
Photos make acceptable Christmas
gifts. Take advantage of the holiday
rates at McMann s studio, 411 Twenty
tree, free, free Guess on the big
stick of candy at McCabe's. The first
one who .guesses the nearest irets the
big thing free.
I he "Pru-ri-ta" store. 1913 Second
avenue, will be open till 8 o'clock ev
enings till Jan. 1, to accommodate ev
Twenty per cent discount otf of ev
ry article in the store. How does
this strike you. at the great removal
sale? Tlie Ijomlon.
Smoking jackets and bath robes at
the 20 per cent discount sale. We
don't want to move them; take them
away. The London.
The stage of water at the Kock
sland bridge today was 2.30 at i a.
m. and 2.4j at noon. lhe tempera
ture at noon was 26.
Just to introduce the stock, Simon
wis has decided to sell, from now
until after the holidays, a $1. bottle of
fine champagne for 50 cents.
The Ladies" Aid society of Ilroail-
way church will meet with Mrs.
Stewart, M)5 Nineteenth street, to
morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Nice Christmas gifts in fine hats.
Irish crochet, Pattenburg collars.
burnt wood novelties, hair ornaments
ind doll hats on sale at the Dyrnes
millinery. Open evenings.
The busiest store in Kock Island.
eople are taking advantage of the 20
er cent discount at our great re
moval sale, r.etter-jump in and load
up. You know us. The London.
Zach Vogel was fined $3 today for
lisorderly conduct. Zach was found
helping himself to kindling wood at
the piles of the Kock Island Fuel
ompany at the west end of the city.
Hans Schroeder has purchased of
'onrad Schmidt his brick business j
lock on the east side of Twentieth
treet between Third anil Fourth av
enues, the eonsnieration being $,200.
The bishop of Springfield. Kt. Uev.
George F. Seymour, will advance to
the Sacred Order of Priests Uev. Kob
ert Mark Laurence, deacon, in Trinity
hurch. next Sunday, at the morning
service at 1:4.. lhe bishop will also
preach in the evening.
We did not move when we thought
we would, so now we will wait until
we are sure we can gie the right
date. In the meantime 20 per cent off
of everything in the store. I'.uy your
Xmas presents of us and save money.
You know us. The London.
The ferry T. .1. Kohinsoii yielded to
the pressure of the ice about 4
o'clock yesterday afternoon and
sought tin- shelter of the boatyard.
This morning the channel was full of
large Moating cakes and zero weather
would probably have closed it.
Try our smokeless coal. Try our
Carterville coal, washed egg. Try our
Sorento coal, nut and lump. Try our
Springfield coal, nut ami lump. Try
our Canton coal, lump. They are all
good. At Twenty-fourth street and
Third avenue. "Phone west 1511, Muel
ler Lumber company.
Why not buy a Christmas present
that is lasting? Stop in at Fred Wolt
mann's and look over his stock of
jewelry, and it will not be a hard
matter to solve the question of "what
to buy." If you buy here you know
the article will be all that it is repre
sented. A call is all that is necessary.
The young ladies of the L. F. C.
club of the high school are rehears
ing faithfully for their entertainment
to be given for the benefit of the high
school decoration fund. Their one
act drama, "Who Is to Inherit?"
promises to make a hit and the mu
sical numbers will be worth hearing.
The program will be given at the as
sembly room beginning at 8 o'clock
For Tonight's Special at MrCalxt'ii. Snrli as
Lace corner handkerchiefs, 3e.
Salted peanuts, lb.. He.
Three horse tire engines, 15c.
Men's gloria silk umbrellas, $1.18.
l(e to 25c oriental laces, 5c.
Dig parlor table with shelf, '.tSc.
Alcott's Flower Fables, 15c.
Dig $1.25 photo albums, 50c.
Fancy flannelette wrappers, !)e.
A lot of other special cut prices for
Great Removal Sale.
Twenty per cent- off of tine neck
wear, suspenders, night robes, smok
ing jackets, bath robes, gloves, shirts,
suits, overcoats and everything in the
entire stock, all bought for the new
store, and a saving of 20 per cent to
you. There is no easier way to save
20 cents on each dollar. The London.
Place your order with ua and get
the purest and richest ice cream in
the tri-cities. 'Phone West 1241. Tri
City Milk & Butter company, Rock
BAD FIRE AT BARSTOW
Railroad Eating House Destroyed
and Guests Have Narrow
TWO PERSONS ABE OVERCOME
Proprietor's Youne Daughter lies
cued After Heroic
The railway eating house at liar
stow belonging to the llurlington
road and managed by A. W. Fitch
was discovered to be on fire about
1:30 this morning and the flames hat
made, such headway that the inmates
were triad to escape with their livi
Attention was turned to saving the
depot, which stands but a short dis
tance from the site of the hotel. Th
station escaped with a bail scorching.
but the other building with nearly all
its contents was a total loss.
The building that was destroyed
was. a two-story ntiatr const ructed or
pine, containing eight or 10 rooms.
The loss is probably in the neighbor
hood of $4.0oo. of which the road'
snare is covereu oy insurance. i ne
fire is believed to have been started
from the furnace with which the
building was heated.
Twelve persons were asleep in the
building when the fire was ili.-eovered.
the alarm being given by Miss De
(. reer. the cook, who was awakened
by smoke filling her room.
Two Are Overcome.
All escaped unharmed except Miss
De Creer and the little daughter of
the proprietor, both of whom were
overcome by smoke. The former was
arried out through a second story
window, wlnle the bitch chilli was
rescued only after heroic efforts, her
ather making several fruitless at
tempts to reach her. when one of the
men engaged in fighting the flames.
realizing that the little one could not
urvive much longer, with his head
down, dashed madly into the burning
building. Only a few moments had
lapsed when the form of the child
was seen coming through the window
which had been broken down in gain
ing an entrance by her rescuer. The
man carrieil tlie ciniii until wiium a
hort distance of the window, when
he threw her into the crowil. as lie
was then almost exhausted himself.
laving barely oeen able to reach the
Those of lhe inmates of the build
ing who got out in safety were In
their night clothes and were shelter
ed at neighboring houses.
DUES AT THE Y. M. C. A.
TO BE REDUCED TO $5
The board of trustees of the Y. M.
C. A. has decided to reduce the mem
bership fee of that institution from
$7.50 per annum to $5, as it was prior
to a year ago. The new rale is now
The action taken is in accordance
with the recommendation of .1. S.
Freeman, the retiring secretary, un
der whose direction the advanced
rate has been given a thorough trial
for the past year. It was at first in
tended to make the change in Sep
tember, but the board decided to
wait till the end of a year in order
that those who hal paid under the
higher rate would have no ground for
The associate membership flues in
reality ought to be $7.50. or even high
er, for it costs the association $12 per
annum for each member for operating
expenses, and the difference has to
be made up in charitable donations.
While fhe higher rate would probably
bring as much money info the treas
ury, the membership, it has been
found, will be reduced, and as it is the
object of the institution to reach as
many young men as possible, it has
Deen decided to go back to the old
plan and depend upon those liberally
dismsed ti. make up the greater de
.1. II. Kevser. the new secretary
arrive from Decatur in time to
up his new duties tomorrow.
Itrlnar In the Little Folks to See Santa Claim
Every afternoon and evening Santa
Clans will be at our store and will
give bags of candy to the little folks.
Children's picture books up from 1c.
Ked. chairs, !)c.
Blackboards, finished in light wood.
Christmas trees up from 15c.
Doll's buggies and go-carts up from
To improve the appetite and
strengthen the digestion, try a few
doses of Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. J. H. Seitz, of Detroit,
Mich., says: "They restored by ap
petite when impaired, relieved me of
a bloated feeling and caused a pleas
ant and satisfactory movement of the
bowels." There are people in this
community who need just such a med
icine. For sale by all druggists. Kv
ery box warranted.
A glass or two of water taken half
an hour before breakfast will usually
keep the bowels regular. Harsh ca
thartics should be avoided. When a
purgative is needed, take Chamber
lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets.
They are mild and gentle in their ac
tion. For sale by all druggists.
news all the time The
i "The Boston Store Sells it For Ler j.
Commencing with Thursday the Boston
Store will be open Evenings until
When uien recommend a store and individual things to their friends
there's every reason to believe there's good reason for it.
Men are allvisinjr friends to buy furnishings at, the Boston Store.
No doubt it '8 because they have saved money on things of correct
style and qualities.
CORRECT GLOVES, CORRECT NECKWEAR
MUFFLERS, FANC5T SUSPENDERS. AND SOCKS make suitable
FOOTWEAR FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS may be exchanged
after Curistnias tor correct size.
Our values at $3. 50 and $3.00 represent a higher standard than some
at these prices, stylish in every detail for street or dress wear.
Ladies' Juliets in Felt or quilted satin, QE-
5 styles, at Z7D -
Fancy l'ersian Juliets, some in red or blue satin, j OQ
French heels .s4 J ,
Low Felt Slippers, fQ" '
at ti!e and -xzf
Compare these goods with others, all good but low priced.
X- ..A J-O A - no -.o I r.A AO JrT r.n 10 r.o
roi -m:is gins ui "-, r-.."-'? ?-"' t"-"" m, -rx -.",
$15, $1, up to $30.00, nothing like them shown elsewhere in the Tri
Cities. HARKED (SL VON MAUR..
i The Man Who Smokes.
If you are a smoker and want
a cigar that suits your taste,
drop in at IIAKTZ & UI.LE
MKYEli'S Drug Store, where
you will find all the leading 5c
and 10e Cigars, in small and
large boxes, put up for the hol
iday trade. We keep the quality
up to the right standard and
the price down to the lowest
Tom Keeiie in 50c boxes.
HARTZ 6c ULLEMEYER.
Ilaby llonnets and Christmas hats a ml caps at the lict prices make
cry acceptable Christmas presents. Santa Clans will here also find a
line of cute doll hats.
One of our hats will not only be a suitable Christmas present, but a
most acceptable one. Most anyone w on Id I.e deliyh ted t o w car one of t he
1 1 raet he ha t s w Inch we a re t rimming up for t he Christmas t rade. You are '
t running a risk in buying one of our hats, as we will alter them and
lake them suitable to 1 lie recipient.
A word as to prices. You will marvel at the remarkable low prices.
when you see the elegant materials and correct- stvles.
Brandenburg Millinery Store
Cornr Twentith Street and Fourth Avenue.
Mark down sale is go
ing on at the new Cloth
ing Store, from 20 to
25 per cent saved on
every Suit and Over
coat. One week only.
All New Goods.
ON & HAYES!
1714 Second Avenue. t
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Call and look through our new
Fixture Room. New stock.
A. ROBB & CO.,
;tli St. Plimii Wost 1.:s
Wholesale Dealer in PURE WINES AXD LIQUORS.
t WAUKESHA AND COLFAX MINERAL
t . WATER. Z
t Manufacturer of WINTER'S CELEBRATED BITTERS.
1616-1618 Third Avenue, Roci Island. 111.
If Yovi Want Your Umbrella
Repaired or recovered, you will lind J. J. Baker at .."20 Twentieth street.
Phone (6:l brown. Also all kind of Furniture repaired.
MONEY. MONEY. MONEY.
We advance liberal amounts on all articles of value. We also have
some great bargains in unredeemed goods. Greater New York Loan Bank,
ISCO Twentieth street. 'Phone 6Y.i brown.
Fourth Avenue and
'Its a l ittle Further lint
"Both my wife and myelfhaveleen
nHins CASTA KKTS unit lliov are the liest
medicine we havo cvnr hud in lhe house. Lnst
week tnv wife was fruntlc with hesidiirho for
two diiys: she tried Kotneof oiir CASl'AKETS,
nnd they n'lieved the pnin In her he.id nlmost
linmcdiuteiy. we notn reconunemi cascurcis.
I HAS. STKDEroKn,
rittsbunr Safe & lx-io.sit, Co.. Plttsbure. Pa.
THE COW ELS
Tlu.a.n. Pitl.l.hl. 1 1 . . ft. . si a
Good, Never Sicken. Weaken or Orii-e. 10c, tie, SUc
V'" mrj r..ir, Cklrvm, r.trr.t, Tari. SI?
YOUNG & McCOMBS
Real Live Santa Claus Every Afternoon and Evening.
These are Cut Price
Ladies' pure linen double M
hemstitched handkerchiefs ,.x
"White Marseilles pattern f Q
bedspread, worth $1.25 .. iC
1 oz. 25c Xf
perfume 1 J
Heavy Sterllnp silver handle Roll
worth 75c ,
Sollil urold shell rlnKs. "
plain or chased & J O
French satine covered i f
head rests ljC
Tloys' well made lCi
drum 1 tf O
Oast-Iron cash register, iQrt
worth $1.00 40C
White aprons. lace. embroidery
and ribbon i(
Insertion .' tt"Vl
Jewelry and Silver
Guaranteed fountain pens, ili.isf.l
barrel, worth f
Pterlinp silver bracelet set
with turquoise, each .
Khonj- brush and comb sot, with
solid silver mountings. (J Off
silk lined box JietO
Beautiful pe.irl necklaces. twe
strands, with fancy o P-
Marrietta Art Ware
ASK TO SEE THIS
M.M-ietta Art A Q
V -rietta Art
Till her .,
I'lt. tier largre
Gentlemen's pocket -ombin;ition
class, nail file and comb in Mack
Vm. A. Ropers, qu-idrnr 1 ptate.l
oyster forks, set of
Ue:uii!fv.l Kohl lacquered
I a rlor
SterlinK silver ha mile
Heavy silver envel
Solid Sterling silver
Handle Hair Curlers .
Triple Silver ri.itci Chili's I-'ork.
Knife and bpcon.
X- rnori- handsome art pottery
Purses for Men, Women
Men's All Leather Card Case, extra
Sterling Silver Mounted Ladies
i Po.;ket Hooks pood quality
: Gentlemen's High Grade Cipar Case
a-vt Toilet Set Q yf Q
; Special Ladies' Hlack leather
' Pa: s six divisions worthy St
i Vf.vic.nn Hand Carved Leather
i Purses very hiRh
' Children's Pocket Books large or
2Tc and - - - J
Ii rpe line of Northern Pine Xmas
$1.25 silk, satin pillow-tops
Toy ice cream freezers,
nickel plated ,
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