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T H ETIROC.K' 1SLAN D, A R GUS
TUESDAY. DECEMBER 24. 1907.
Partly rluudy tmniKht anil lYedueH.
tluyt winnr AVeilttemla
J. M. SHF-niEIl, l.oral Kornailrr.
Tci)irrnturr nt 7 n. m., 2M; nt 3i30
p. iu !(. Maximum tFiupcratnrp In luxt
24 bourn, 3N minimum, ZS. Velocity of
iviiirt at 7 a. in.. 7 uiilrn per liuur. Stage
of water, l. feci, a line of .1 foot la
In Ml 21 Uoiira.
Buy a homo of Roidy Bros.
TrI-Clty Towel Supply company.
Me to Jones for a cheap stove.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
For bus, baggage, express, call Robb's.
Teddy Boar books, S cents tonight at
High class KUating rink, Davenport
See the cutting and slashing tonigM
Barney & Burr,y skates, all prices, at
Steel sleds, the kind that never wear
out, at David Don's.'
Spend your holiday at the Coliseum
It wllL be a grab game tonight sure
and plenty at McCabe's.
Barney & Berry skates at David
Don's. Open evenings.
Popular prices for fresh meats at the
Seventeenth street cash store.
Christmas dinner at the Rock Island
House cafe from 12 to 2 and C to S p.
in. 50 cents.
mgaiis girt snop will be open lrom
U:Jl till 12 Christmas morning.
Let Krell & Siemou do your furnace
nd tin work; 1316 Third avenue.
There'll be more last hour bargains
tonight at McCabe's than you ever sa v
Christmas dinner at the Rock Island
House cafe from 12 to 2 and (J to S p.
in. 50 cents.
Carvers, razors, straps, knives, all
kinds of heavy copper ware, at David
I defy you to beat my prices on all
kinds of stoves. Jones, the second
Fresh meats and groceries at the
Seventeenth street cash store, Mauck-
Don't shiver yourself into sickness
take your small change to Jouc3 and
get a stove.
Christmas dinner at the Rock Island
House cafe from 12 to 2 and (J to 8 p.
in. 50 cents.
Grand opening of Coliseum Roll-
away, Davenport, Christmas afternoon
There will be no sewing class at the
West End Sunday school Thursday
night this week.
The great $1.08 book, "The Pros
pector," by Ralph Connor, 37 cents to
night at McCabe's.
The Low German Brothers of Rock
Island will give the annual Christmas
The Yale Hair Tonic
Is Decided Aid lo Nature
It nourished. Invigorates and
vlvlfloa the entire hair xructiire.
producing a youthful, boautlful,
healthful growth. Positively atope
hair falling, cures and prevents
dandruff and all scalp diseases
and overcomes any hereditary ten
dency to . baldness or erayness.
Contains no artificial coloring;
does not chance the natural color
of hair. Makes the hair frag
rant, soft, silky, glossy, beautiful,
Three) f ,. to 45c
V 60o size foe
alx ( isc nlse for. a 23a '-
We will slve Tim T rr a
copy of Mine. Vlf'lM (
oiioaoii DJUl HUM r.-r..v..
t-ultore. If yoti live ouv nj
I town, write n ana we win
I mail you a copy.
I'M i 1 culture, ir yoti iivp mi p f
' f Itown, writ 11 and we will I
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WOULDN'T AUGUST BELMONT
5 at Turner hall, Ruck
Christmas dinner at the Rork Island
House caj'e from 12 to 2 and G to s p.
in. 50 cents.
Candy "at 5 cents' a pound, 20-ccnt
fudges 12'fc tents, pecans at 12M
cents, etc., etc., tonight at McCabe's.
Greatest roller skating rink in the
middle west. Davenport Coliseum.
Open Christmas afternoon and even
ing. Expert manicuring, shampooing and
thorough treatment of the hair and
scalp given by Mrs. Sol Levi, 73G Sev
enteenth street. Old phone west 7S6-K.
Everybody is going Yoller skating
at the Rock Island rink Christmas
day, morning, afternoon and evening.
Band music both afternoon and even
ing. me aeeieentn street casn grocery j
in the Maucker building has added
a meat department to the store and
is now selling fresh and salt meats
at prices to compare with the times.
The funeral of James Dinery, color
ed, of South Heights, will be held to
morrow morning at 0 o'clock from the
home, and burial will take place in
Chippiannock cemetery, where G. A.
R. services will be held.
The Seventeenth street cash store
in me .AiaucKer ouuuins lias no -ex
pense for soliciting orders or book
keeping and is able to undersell all
redit stores on fresh meats and gro
ceries. Give it a call.
Mr. and Mrs. George Pearson. Sev-
nth avenue and Seventh street, last
veiling entertained a party of Mr.
Pearson's friends in honor of his birth
day. Singing and games were enjoyed
Iter which the hosts served a sump
tuous supper. Mr. Pearson was pre
sented with a pretty Morris chair.
ames Tollivcr making the presenta
And Grab These Bargains.
5 umbrellas with fancy pearl
and metal handles, tonight while they
ast. 84 cents.
47 lithograph pillow covers, com
plete, ready for tiie pillow, tonight, lo
"The Prospector," by Ralph Connor,
$1.08 book, tonight cents.
Those Teddy bear books, full of col
ored pictures, tonight only 8 cents.
Stereopticon and 25 views, all com
plete, together, worth more than dou
ble, tonight -37 cents.
TOO pounds mixed candy, tonight per
pounds, 5 cents.
200 pounds chocolate and vanilla
fudges, pound, 12', cents.
Men's fancy trimmed alligator slip
pers, tonight, 7 :'.!, 42 cents a pair.
Men's handsome hemstitch initial
handkerchiefs, tonight, 7 o'clock, S
Large plush bound family photo-
raph albums, tonight, 25 cents.
Fancy glove, tie, collar and handker
chief boxes, to i0 cents, to clear them
up, tonight, 25 cents. -
L. S. M'CABE & CO
Pure liquors for family use at whole
Ohio wines, per gallon, 90c.
California wines, per gallon $1.25 to
Brandies and whiskies, per gallon
Bottled in bond whiskies, per gal
Open .Wednesday and, Saturday
njghts, also Christmas eve.
FRYER & CO., -
2223 Fourth Avenue,
A Dangerous Deadlock,
that sometimes terminates fatally, is
the- stoppage of liver and bowel func
tions. To quickly end this condition
without disagreeable sensations. Dr.
King's New Life Pills should always
be your remedy. Guaranteed absolute
ly satisfactory in every case or money
back, at all drug store. 25 cents.
Is-,TH0VUS KANE IS INJURED
Passenger Conductor Hurt in Peculiar
Accident at Tiffin, Iowa.
Thomas Kane, passenger conductor
on the Rock Island, residing at 2S10
Seventh avenue, this city, was injured
in a queer accident while in charge of
his train. 1X0. 9. westbound, at Tiffin.
Iowa, Sunday morning. It was stilll
dark, the train just pulling into Tiffin
at about 1 o'clock in the morning. Mr.
Kane was standing in the vestibule of
a coach while a freight train, was pull
ing out on the next track. Suddenly
a box car, with the
broken, in some manner tumbled over
against the passenger train. It struck
Mr. Kane in the left arm. breaking
one of the arm bones, and some of the
woodwork caught the little finger of
his left hand, almost completely sever
ing it. The finger was sewed on,
about 10 sliches being required, and
it may be saved.
lien i: min rnimtfiispn nn ir Mrs I
-.I, . o-on t i n .rive this evening to' spend Christmas
Anna Christensen, 2o?D Eighth ave- .... - A ,. , T ,
, , , . . ,,, ly,,K,with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Si
nue, died last evening at 9:40, death' 1 ,
being due to typhoid fever. He iiad,mon'
been bedfast for a month. He was'
boin in Rock Islnn.l Mav S. 1S01 anil
had lived here all his life, graduating
from th nintii 2:r:nip nf thf Lincoln
school last June. His father was the Rare "Christmas joy lias once more
hue Andrew Christensen. former alder-'come to enliven the home of Mr. and
man. He is survived by his mother, j Mrs. Warren H. Reck in the advent
four brothers. Clarence. Norman,;0' another daughter.
Thomas and Alfred, all of Rock Island, Hon. U H. Marrero and family of
.'nd two sisters, Mrs. A. Nelson of this New Orleans are in the city to spend
city, and Miss Anna, at home. The the holidays with Mrs. Marrero's par
funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Thurs- ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Larkin.
day afternoon from the home, where
Rev. W. S. Marquis will conduct the
services. Members of the Broadway
Sunday school, of which he was a mem
ber, will serve as pallbearers.
Special Holiday Offer from Dec.
to Jan. 1.
We will give with each 50c or 75c
shampoo a beautiful hair dress of puffs
or waves. Hair dressing done in your
homes if desired. Open evenings by
MRS. SCHOLL AND DAUGHTER.
lS27,& Second Avenue. Old Thonc W.
Rock Island. III.
The best advertising we have
known will "be on Christmas
morning, when "n hundreds of
domestic circles the majesty of
Ingalls' gift shop is shown.
It is bold to say this, but if
you have doubts we invite your
criticisms in the store, for only
the. most hopeless and blase
could fail to be surprised over'
the matchless variety and the
unique originality of our gift
Of course, we're busy today,
but if you'll come, will do "our
1707 29 AVt j
Rock Isiano la. ,
CHICAGO MAN TO
TAKE LOCAL CHARGE
Rev. John Karlson Accepts Cal to the
Swedish Free Mission Church
Rev. John Karlson of Chicago has
accepted a call to the pastorate of the :
Swedish Free Mission church. Mr.
Karlson took a course of study at the
Swedish Bible institute of Chicago.'
He is an able speaker, well versed in
the scriptures and shows much orig
inality of thought. Mr. Karlson spent
some time here last winter and made
many friends. . ' j
Tomorrow morninir at 5:30 there
will be an early, morning service, com
monly called in Swedish Julotta of
which Mr. Karlson will have charge.
Friday night the Sunday school will
have its entertainment. Services here
after will be held every Sunday morn-t
iiig at 10:45 and Sunday evening at
7:45 to which all Scandinavians aro
SILViS SHOPS SHUT DOWN
Seven Hundred Men Out of Employ-!
ment Till Jan. 6. j
The Silvis shops of the Rock Island
road were closed in every department
today and will remain closed till Jan.!
G. This results from the cutting down J
of the allotment of money for conduct-;
ins the shops. Seven hundred work-:
men are out cf employment for the
ORDER 300,000,000 TIN CANS
California Fruit Canners Buy the Big
gest Supply on Record.
Pittsburg, Ta., Dec. 24 The Anier-I
lean Can company has captured the
big order of the Canifornia Fruit Can
ners' association for 300,000.00 tin
cans. This is the biggest order for
cans on record.
Mrs. George V. Hill Is visiting over
Christmas at Augusta, III.
T. J. Buford. Jr., of St. Paul is
spending the holidays in the city.
Ed son Stone is home from St. James
Mo., to spend Christmas with his par-
euts - M'- 811(1 Mls- E- B- Stone.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Reel of Lyndon,
111., visited in the city yesterday with
Mr. Reel's brother, Harry Reel.
George IJ. Sawyer and Frank P.
Cowick have returned to their homes
in Monmouth for over Christmas.
Louis Strickland is, home from school
at Toronto to spend the Christmas sea
son with his parents at the Harper. .
Ed Wendell, formerly of this city,
arrived today from' his home in Ma-
nnokotn Iowa fnr a visit in th r-itv
o - ' ... n,
l In.).-. Uimrin llnnmiit V. will o r-
-Mls- J. Hill, son Alva ana uaugn-
tor Hatt-ie. are visiting Mrs. J. H.
Parks, formerly of this city, now
siding at Peoria.
Dr. and Mrs. Charles E. Kahlke and
little daughter of Chicago are spend
ing Christmas in the city with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Kahlke.
Morris Simon, accompanied by sev
eral friends, will arrive this evening
from Buffalo. N. Y.. to spend the holi
days with Mr. and Mrs. L. Simon.
Mrs. W. H. Haire has gone to
Beardstown for an extended visit with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Schweer,
Mrs. Haire was accompanied by Su
zanne Gordon Rinck. Mr. Haire will
join his wife at Beardstown latr, and
spend several weeks mere.
Dr. Joseph DcSilva has returned
from New Orleans where he was called
on account of the illness and deatH of
Mrs. DeSilva's mother, Mrs. E. W
! Burbank: ' Dr. and Mrs. DeSilva ac
companied the remains to Marion, N
Y., where burial took place Sunday,
and Dr. DeSilva returned as far as
Chicago with the party. Mrs. DeSilva
continued on to New Orleans, where
she wilt visit for a time before re
FOR SPECIAL PRICES
Go to the Packing House Market and
Buy Ytur Meats at the Fol-
' lowing Prices;
Sirloin steak, 12V& cents.
Porterhouse steak, 12 cents.
Round steak, 11 cents.
Beef rib roast, 10 cents.
Beef chuck roast, 8 cents.
Pork loins, 10 cents.
Fresh nork butts, 10 cents.
Young chickens, 12Vs cents.
Freedman's butterine, 2 pounds for
25 cents. . .
Dynamite Jars Ottawa.
Ottawa, III., Dec. 24. A dynamite
explosion here yesterday wrecked
dozen houses. Several ifersons were
injured " but none fatally. The prop
erty loss exceeds $50,000. The dyna
mite was stored for use In excavating
a sewer and was accidentally ex
Chicken lunch all day Christmas, at
1700 Fourth avenue, James Brinn.
new all th time TH
Pointers on Xmas Gifts
rriHERE is an unusual wealth of suggestions offered
for practical gifts. Their elegance, richness and
up-to-date refinement will impress you. The unusual
values will attract your patronage.
MUFFLERS large silk reefers, in plain and
figured effect 50 t0 $5
GLOVES Mxist popular article for gift giving,
unlined, silk lined and fur lined $1 to $4
UMBRELLAS Silk, for men and ladies. $1 to 6
NECKWEAR The largest and most varied
assortment we have ever shown.. 25 to 31.50
HANDKERCHIEFS Of either silk or linen,
pbiin, fancy or Initial 25 to $1
SILK SUSPENDERS Each separately packed
in an Xmas b 5Q to $1.50
DEMAND 10 PER CENT MORE
Miners and Operators of Illinois to
Meet Jan. 2.
Chicago, Dec. 24. A conference be-
ween representatives of the Illinois
Coal Operators' association and the
officials of the United Mine Workers'
union will be held in Chicago Jan. 2.
The object of the meeting is to discuss
the new wage agreement and working
It is predicted that the miners' union
will make a demand for an increase of
10 per cent over the present scale of
wages. Whether a strike of coal mm
ers will be called will depend largely
upon the results of the conference
There is nothing to indicate that the
operators will accede to a demand for
an increase in wages paid to the
rWO BIG CANNON ORDERED
Fourteen-lnch Coast Defense Guns to
Be First of Their Type.;
Troy, N. Y., Dec. 24. Orders have
been 'received at the Watervliet arse
nal for two of the new type 14-inch
coast defense guns. Work will be
commenced in January. The guns
will be the first of this type ever
made in this country. The 14-inch
weapon is 40 feet long, weighs 50 tons
and throws a heavier projectile than
the 12-inch gun, and to a greater dis
F. Carpenter of Omaha Shoots
Himself as Result of Breakdown.
Omaha, Dec. 24. J. Frank Carpen
ter, secretary of the Carpenter Paper
company, one of , the largest paper
houses- in the west, committed suicide
at his home last night by shooting.
While members of his family were at
dinner he went to his Toon unnoticed.
A pistol shot took hia wife to the
room where he found Carpenter lying
on the bed dying.5 ' Nervous prostra
tion which renuUc-d in completo I)roak
down Is given as ' the 6 ause "of fae
SUIT CASES $lto $10
TRAVELING BAGS $1 to $30
FANCY VESTS The latest designs
and conceptions, from $1 to $5
SMOKING JACKETS Ideal for gift giving;
several new designs and colors $3 to $Q
DRESS SHIRTS 50t to $2
COLLAR BAGS - $1.50 $2.50
MEN'S and Young Men's Suits, Overcoats
and Cravenettes.$10,$12,$15, $18. $20
Sent to The Argus.
Dec. 23, 1907 Dear Santa Claus:
Please send me a cloak and a bonnet.
I am 5 years old. Your best friend,
313 Second street, Rock Island, III.
MRS. EDDY SUBMITS A PLAN
Million Dollar Christian Science Insti
tution Will Be Built.
Boston. Mass., Dec, 24. A Christian
Science Institution to cost at least $1,-
000,000 and to be devoted especially
to helping the poor, is the latest pro
ject of Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy.' The
announcement is made in the Chris
tian Science Sentinel. Mrs. Eddy is
working on the details of the plan
with Architect McLellan.
Big Fire at Oconto Falls.
Oconto Falls, Wis.. Dec. 24. The pa
per mill of the Falls Manufacturing
company burned with a probable losn
of $100,000. The charred body of
Henry Hertwig, the engineer, was tak
en from the debris.
'. ' ' To Honor Jefferson Davis.
; Commemorating the hundredth an
niversary of the birth of Jefferson Da
vis, ground will be broken at New Or
leans on June 3, 1908, for the erection
of an Imposing monument to the only
president of the Confederacy, says a
New Orleans dispatch to the New York
Tribune. There Is some discussion as
to the removal of the body of Jefferson
Davis first wife, which now rests In
an obscure and rapidly decaying tomb
at Bayou Sara. La to New Orleans
and placing of er the new grave a salt
able monument. - : -. . '.""
y . .- Unlucky.'
I Young Wife--I am unlncky! Tester
day the beef was roasting -beautifully
til the oven; and while I ran to tell my
husband about It It burned. MeggeD-
dorfer Blatter. ,. . v
$3.50 to $5
Beer That Is Beer.
If you want to drink good beer, order
the Davenport Malting company's pale
export. Delivered anywhere In Rock
Island. Both phones 169.
We are right now
. making reductions
in our winter stock
AT READY MADE
See our Windows
ILLINOIS THEATER BUILDING.