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THE AKGU8, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1903
.Rain, or snow tonight and
Thursday; colder Thursday.
J. M. SHERIER,
Temperature At 7 a. m. 20;
at 2:30 p. m. 40.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
"Rabbits at Schroeder's.
Leaf lard at Gilmore's.
Open tonight. Dolly Bros
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Reidy Bros.
Dressed poultry at Schroeder's.
For insurance. Pleasant F. Cox.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Christmas jrroceries at Hess Bros.
Hess I'.ros. for Christmas groceries.
Fancy dairy butter at the Boulevard.
For bus, baggage. express. call liobb's.
Plenty f candy and nuts at Week-
Rabbits, three for ' cents, at Wcck-
Beautiful mantel clucks at .1. Ilam
ser's. Oysters and celery at II. Treniann's
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
Christmas tree trimmings at Trefz
Piuk cuts of all kinds at Schroedcr's
Prices away down this week at Miss
I'andies and nuts must move at
Dressed ducks, 1'. cents per pound,
Fresh boiled shrimps at II. Tre
Fancy Belltlower apples at the Boul
Call and get prices on candies and
nuts at Weckel s.
Headquarters for toys of all kinds
at Trefz & Co.'s.
All union barber shops will be closed
Christinas all day.
I)resed turkeys. 1!. cents per
pound, at Weckel's.
All kinds of fresh dressed poultry at
The Mill store will be open even
ings until Christinas.
Nicely dre-sed turkeys Ki'i cents
per pound, at Weckel's.
Stove repairers, Johnson A" Quinlan,
east of new library, 1024 Fourth ave
nue. Everything for everybody; prices
right, too. The London,
The great candy store for Christ
mas shoppers is .McCabe's.
An appropriate gift a cane. We
have them. The London.
Nice poultry, fresh oysters and fin
est celery at Kuschniann's.
Novelties in gentlemen's fancy vests,
lloseiifield Tailoring company.
Gentlemen's "" high grade tailoring.
Kosenfield Tailoring- company.
Laige ;."-cent dolls, today's price 25
cents, at Young & McCombs".
All kinds of coal for sale at the
Rock Island Lumber company.
Ladies' storm rubbers 3." cents at
the I.age-Water-, Shoe company.
Just received, a large lot of flinch
games at l'oung & McCombs.
Fanc Delaware holly nml ever
green wreathes at Passig Bros.'
A choice line of children's hats at
reduced prices a-t Miss Byrnes'.
(Jet your Christmas poultry at Kroe
gel's, if you want a fine fat fowl.
A choice hat from Miss Byrnes
makes a nice Christmas present.
Company A will give a dance Christ
mas night. Admission. 25 cents.
Buy the boy a sled. All kinds at
reasonable prices at Trefz r Co.'s.
Men's fancy velvet slippers 39 cents
at the Lage-Waters Shoe company.
Fresh dressed turkeys, geese, ducks
and chickens :it Schroeder's market.
Men's fancy velvet slippers .TO cents
at the I. age-Waters Shoe company.
Bead Hess Bros, advertisement on
page siv for your Christmas dinner.
Beautiful neckties, 50 cents to $1.50,
worth 75 cents to ifU.50. The London.
Good coal, coal, coal, at Mueller
Lumber company's. Both telephones.
For tin and furnace work, see II. T
Siemon, 15l'i Fourth avenue, union 2S3.
See J. I'amser's line of solid gold
and gold tilled watches. Newest de
signs. Plenty of dressed turkeys, geese,
ducks am! chickens at II. Treniann's
Choice, well fed. nicely dressed poul
try at Kroegel's. "Phone voiir orders
Dr. P. F. Purdue. 17 10'. Second ave
nue. Old 'phone at ollice and resi
dence. Your choice of anv smoking jacket
in the store for $5. You know us. The
La lies" :m 1 men's all leather s-1 i j
peis 4'.l cents at the Lage-Waters Shoe
Christmas slippers the balance will
go at the following prices: $1.45 slip
pers at 1. $1.25 slippers at 1S cents.
For Men, Women,
This is just what the ad
solicitor told us to do
"Give 'em a Hot Shot
Just Before Christmas. "
M. 6c K. are always anx
ious to please people,
even though it be a
newspaperman, so here
goes for tomorrow:
A F-LecKiction of I orv
33c or our c vaues
50c or our c vaues
67c or our 1-00 values.
1,00 for our 1.50 values.
1.33 for our 2.00 values.
1.(3 7 for our 2.50 values.
2.00 for our 3.00 values.
We believe the newspaper man's
advice good, for we have many
more mufflers than we should
have. Take your pick tomorrow
at a reduction of one-third.
Select a ift for everyone in. the family and
pay when you want to after Christmas, a little
each week will do.
Ladies Furs. Suits. Jackets. Footwear. Mil
linery, Sweaters, Silk. Velvet and Fla.nnel
Waists. Silk and Cloth Skirts. Umbrellas.
Men's Overcoats, Suits, Hats, Caps. Um
brellas. Boys Suits, Overcoats, Reefers, Caps. Shoes
Little Girls Coats. Dresses, Furs, Shoes, etc
Open Evenings Until Christmas.
107 E. Second St.
ami l'.rady St.,
.in.I SI slinners at 7s eenls. Finne's
new shoe store, 1010 Seeoml avenue.
Pork tenderloins, spare ribs ami
trimmings at Gilmore's packing house
Let .laeol) Kroeel till your poultry
oiiier for Cliiistmas, and you'll lu
1'ancv suspenders, one pair in a liox,
27t cents to $.-. Y u know us. The
Ladies" and men's all leather slip
pers 4'. cents at the Lage-Waters Shoe
Kvervthing that's good for your
('iu-isttiuis Tlinner will he found at
II ess l'ros.
The Sjiilger (dosing out sale is a
genuine sale. i oil new furniture at
eost and below.
Trefz & Cc's is tlie place to get your
loys. They have lots of them ami
t heir prices are low.
Kvervthing fresh, choice mixed nuts.
ciances. bananas, tigs, dates ami i'an
dies at Kuschma nn's.
Diamonds, diamonds, diamonds
large assortment of beautifully cut
diamonds at .1. Hamper's.
Mrs. Austin says: "My buckwheat
cakes will please yon. if you love the
good old-fashioned tlavor."
For the real good old buckwheat
tlavor, buy Mrs. Austin's buckwheat,
and don't forget the name.
The best of everything for your
( hristmas dinner at IIcss Pros. Pead
advertisement on page six.
Forty-five large dolls furniture sets
enameled in red ami white, price ;!."
cents, at Young it McCombs.
The Afternoon club will give a dance
Christmas afternoon at l:.'!0 at Ar
mory hall. Admission, :." cents.
Your choice of any smoking jacket
in Ihe house fi r $". .Jackets in the
lot worth up to $10. The London.
All kinds of coal at all times. Tri
City Transfer it Fuel company. 215
Twentieth street. Prompt delivery.
We are closing nut our ladies shirt
waist es1ings at one-half regular
price. Posenlield Tailoring company.
Thousands of Illinois ami Iowa peo
ple know that McCabe's is the holiday
trading center f r this whole region.
Hundreds f rocking chairs to se
lect from at Clemnnn Sr Salma nn's,
headquarters for useful Christmas
A bottle of fine California wine
free with every dollar purchase at
Simon Lewis' from now until after
Last chance, none reserved. Your
choice of any smoking jacket in tire
store for How does this strike
urn? The London.
flaetjer makes it. Imperial German
mustard. At all grocers and meat
markets. Connoisseurs pronounce it
fine. Try a bottle.
Turkeys, ducks, geese, dressed rab
bits, oysters, celery, pork tenderloin,
spare ribs ami all kinds of choice
meats at Schindlcr's.
Of all tlie stores in this town there
is none ether like Clemann it Sal.
mann's to get a handsome and useful
gift at a reasonable price.
Simoji Lewis is still giving away a
bottle of fine wine with every pur
chase of $1 or over. Now is the time
to buy your Christmas wines.
Kat your Christmas dinner at the
Harms. A table d'hote luncheon and
dinner will be served from 12 to Xi'.'.O
and from .i:"u to 8 for 't cents.
Harry Weaver and Miss Alma An
derson, both of this city, were mar
ried at 3 o'clock this afternoon at, the
parsonage of thef First Methodist
church, IJevs K. 15. Williams perform
ing the ceremony. Th groom is nio-
torman for the Tri-City Kailway com
pany. Vim can't avoid the ruh now. It's
too late. Get into the band wagon,
and rush to McCabe's and get vour
share of those- clearance bargains.
P.e sure and attend the closing out
sale of Ihe Spilger stock. Kvervthing
in the store must go. Pemcmber the
place. 1Tu." Seeoml avenue, oppositt
the Illinois iheatre.
Place vour Christ mas order with
Kusclimanu. Kery thing for a nic
dinner. Choice vegetables and fruits.
poultry, colerv. ovsters and lots of
frc.-h nuts and candies.
The red letter sale i in full blast
and is a success, as the prices are- a
great sainir. An inila;uui is extend
ed to come to the new shoe store.
Finne's. 1lIO Second aenue.
I'u in it lire. rugs. etc.. at away below
cost at the Spilger closing out sale.
This is a chance to buy good, service
able Christinas presents at a very low
figure. Call and get prices.
The Spilger cl sing out sale is no
fake sale. He positively is going out
of business, and all goods must an !
will he si Id regardless of eost. So go
at once and buy a Christinas present
for a lilt le money.
The annual Christmas concert by
the choir of Memorial Christian
church will be given at the church
next Sunday evening. The concert
will be directed by Mrs. V. F. P.radley.
leader of the choir.
The state board of equalization has
confirmed the assessment of Pock Isl
and county for I'.MCS as returned by the
local assessors and the board of re
view. The assessment is not altered
in any particular.
Oscar Hildebrant and Clint Cash, of
Ihe Illinois Smoker, are passing out
with the compliments of the season a
neat card with their photographs on
either end and a Havana in the middle
tied with a bit of daintv ribbon.
See the red tags at Clemann it Sal.-
. .i it.. rif . i i
mann s inai. read soui. i nax win
prove to you that their store is tin
place for Christinas gifts, new goods
irrivitig on all trains. A bigger selec
tion than ever to pick from.
Charles G. Dack, who played half
back on the local high school team
everal years ago. has been elected
captain of the team of Grmnell col
lege at Grinnell, Iowa, at which insti
tution he is in his sophomore vear.
What would be more acceptable for
i Cnristmas gift than a handsome
piece of furniture. Lots of new goods
just received see them at Clemann it
Salzmanns. the money saving furni
ture store in the three cities.
Why worry when a visit to Clemann
it. Salzmann's will give you the key to
the sit uat ion what to liuv for a Christ
mas gift. Kvery department of this,
tin best and biggest furniture store,
is loaded with useful and handsome
Huy your Christinas wines and li-
cpiors at A. H. Liitt's retail liquor
store, corner Third avenue ami Kigh
teenth street. Kvervthing under the
head of spirituous liquors sold in small
quantities at wholesale prices. Goods
delivered to any part of the city. Open
Tlie spell of warm weather caused
a breaking of the ice in the channel
of the river at 1 o'clock this after
noon. There is an opening nearly to
the Crescent bridge, where a gorge
has formed. Above the Pock Island
bridge the river is clear of ice from
shore to shore.
When buying your liquors for Christ
inas do not forget the Keystone sa
loon, o3fi Fifth avenue. It has a rec
ord of :." years for giving you the
largest quantity and best quality of
liquor for your money, and I am keep-
r-v ri rr v v r rr- rzn
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THIRD. AVENUE THROUGH TO SECOND
Unusual Holiday Attractions
THE RUSH is on, prices slashed right and left big
stock still on hand,the greatest assortment we have
.ever shown in many lines.
An immense stock silk umbrellas with swellest handles, a
great stock of Watches, Diamonds and other rare stones and
an almost endless assortment of Sterling Silverware and fine
Jewelry of all kinds a great big line of Fine China, Crock
ery, Cut Glassware and Lamps. It has been a wonderful
season for Toys but we have plenty left and down go the
prices Dolls, big Dolls and little Dollies, all suffer the
same scaling down in prices. Thousands of pounds of
Candies in great variety an assortment of Nuts. Stacks
of Books at half and quarter price. An endless assortment
of gift Handkerchiefs. A great variety, of Furs, Coats and
Suits, Fancy Hosiery, Gloves and Men's Furnishings to
fairly startle you. Odd pieces of Furniture and Rugs by
the wagon loads, and hundreds more items specially desira
ble for gift giving which we want you to carry away as we
don't dare carry them over to another season. Now is your
chance, and our chance too, for we want your money and you
want the goods, and it will be greatly to your advantage to
camp right here in this store until Christmas eve. Then there
are the odd pieces, the broken lots, any old price now. Only
a short time left in which to grab and it's almost a free
Try and carry as many of your own packages as you can,
our delivery wagons are so crowded that you may save a
disappointment by taking goods with you. It's the greatest
rush we have ever had never such throngs in our store
never so many clerks and delivery wagons and never have
we been so determined to keep every old customer and to
deserve many new ones by the most dependable effective
service and the lowest possible prices in the west.
L. S. McCABE & CO., Rock Island, 111.
si XY0XE unacquainted with our hook store is woefully lacking
in Christmas Kjnoizjlcdgc. Every shelf tabic and
counter should be familiar to every holiday trader, or they arc
most fertile in Christmas suggestion.
iiiff of valuable presents at little cost
FOR. LOVERS OF BEAUTIFUL
BOOKS inexpensive for tlie Rir
T T T T n D 77 A Xot the Trashy, Flimsy
(. f1 J f M books that old plates and
-J- v ' f cheap paper produce, and
which allow of ridiculously little prices, but ood printing on
Kood paper, handsomely illustrated, well bound in neat, refined
style and for as little cost as worthy books can be made.
'Rue Crmpton Co.,
1719 Second Aveaue, R.ock Island.
ingf uj its reputation. Come si ml see
me. .1. (!. Warner.
Clemann & Salzmann's store is a
wonderland of beauty. Kvery depart
ment of this, tlie test and hisrjrest
furniture store in the three eities, is
siifrpref-tive to those who wish to give
u useful and ornamental gift. .
The absolute closing out of all hol
iday merchandise is the war cry now
at McCabe's. The orders have been is
sued to the heads of departments,
"inaik down." "close out all holiday
stock, and these uiJcrs will be strict ly
The old Xo. 2 hose house is being1
in-vc:l by K. A. Rounds to a lot on
Sixth avenue, between Ninth and
Tenth streets, that the city has pur
chased. The l;t is 80x100. The buiU-
iiifj- will be repaired and will be here
after used to house the horses of tin;
health department, which hae here
tofore been kept in rented quarters.
The ;vard is larjre enough al.-o to per
mit of the storap-e of the health de
partment carts and the equipment of
the street department.
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