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r. ..trti thnt our store will h opfo
-inlnk' ntll t'hrlatma. we will plaoa
,,o ! Mnmlaj evening Pec. 9. at 7
4 lut of Mnllrmcn'a tnuffl-rt at 7c
f h. I'itf Id children's wool otitis at
A No In ur book l part rrwnt 500 pa
r,f hound Kimr H-lnnwn'a Mine at 1c
' f r0.f , H I'rinoa Otto at Sc. Quan
lin limit"''! to fm h cuMonwr. Nona to
inrli China dolls wlih bonnet 2c.
' anllnr doll lrrMt with full
,,, . r "ill '.'V. Al kincln of dollt at all
k,n,t. ,.( prior., rup anil aiirer. atatuart
Cl,n.im'. trrr. doll furniture, music
N,... ruiihvr toy. KloKKWari vasee, gcn-
A l-t of cutiTuM mule collar 35c
I.nliri' rubber fYerlinc 17 rent.
lolixealol of meii'truliber at 2oc
sm!1 Iff l a lot of gloria .ilk umbrella
willi .' ""d "llpr bandies at 97c.
A t'ik' line o( Clirtimn umbrella at
Kvr.'iit.cn the dnlUr. including tbe la
,r,i r,.T. liii- in sold, silw slid special
,lvv I'f handle.
. -mi bft atvl llTir pUted (tinner fork. fH t enta par dncra. V pr ant of 4 foaka.
.1 u alWrr plataii ttapnona prr dot n. its centa prr -t nf 8 alKtoaa.
. it.un r. h fir plaied deaaert and tabic a poo u a at nand tec perdoava, or 41 and 44c prr
fia'f I i.Tl .iooa.
a .-r p'f-l ihl knwn i 44 rer dan, of T ner a-l : allver plated iimr apoona at r:
, ,v. .1 huir knlaea al IUc. All ariov. fimda ara ritra qnajil. triple plala, and ar l be grrateat
tn .'i ii- .f thr .eaaon.
1712. 1714. 1716. 1718. 1720 and 1723 Skcowd Avenue.
Common Grades 3 cents.
Plain Gilt 4J cents.
Kmbosspd Gilts 10 to l.r cents.
I'.rilers from c to 4 cents per yard.
V "Wc bve deiided to go out of the Wall Per trade entirely
wih t. c'.ve out the stnek.
KINGSBURY & SON,
1705 Secend Avenne.
House Furnishing Goods,
Gas Fitting Stock;
Geo. W. 13. I-Ieirris,
Real Estate and Insurance,
i'it S!ventefnth St.. undnr Commercial
lirrirt clM lnnrnc at lowest rates.
The following are among
r lfnl proerty on TwntT-lhlrd trct ;
' irjr b4iu wltti All mMli.m lnipricinriit ; with
li wilt bnv (onl bom of rih' room, rood
" Mr m- rit-rn. birn and IW I'. I JKnl.'iH, la
m ul ttti bat i.vitf liborhO'Mt on Kitortb Mvnue.
A l r.. brtrk mi nit lot, mrHv toratrd on
irrtt ivflniti for rrnl(nrc or bunine.. prop
rti A r l Iioiiim- of iilne 'ol er:ir. wHI
i i.tvru gHMl lot ant! bra, well lucalcd mi
I ,f.t vnii. cb-p.
i w.i g.KMi rcalinii Mor well lorntcil on Third
' "in. clivap.
A tfoMi pf intranatnra. prprtjr near the C, R
I t t. pwi.nrr rtfpoi
"r 4o acnta. with good ImpmTcaienta. on the
mm m m&k 4
Wall Paper, Curtains
AND ROOM MOULDINGS,
No. 1401 Second Avenue.
A handkerchief itock that obscure
all would-be competition.
S.OOOdoien handkerchief, al price,
tarllng 8 for lc, or Oo per doten.
2c, 3c, 4c, Bo.
100 doten pure linen colared bora
dered H. 8. handkerchief, one lot at 7c
and one at lot 10c, tbe; are both 25c hand
kerchief. Wa bought all there were and
we place them on a tie at above price,
quality and value suaranteed.
Two lot of ladiee' white H 8. Ini
tial handkerchief. 10 and 13c. are worth
9) and 233.
One big lot of Ladiea'pure linen H.
S. handkerchief, with fine band enibroid.
ered initial at 25o. good value at 50.
Aloo a great leader, large r. pure linen
gent' H . S. and fine band embroidered
Initial handkerchiefs, 25c. apeak for them
elve. We also have every grade of
handkerchiefs up to the most delicately
hand embroidered ones. In elegant Japan
ese and fancy embroidery silk bandkers
chief. We show a line not to be seen
elsewhere wvst of Chicago.
Child decorated toy dishc 7c.
Bru!e crumb knife and tray 8j.
The lateat, tbe newest, tbe beat kept
to tbe last.
BAKER & CO.
Opposite) Harper Ilouse.
ItOCK ISLAND, ILL.
the many bargain offered:
Two of tba tnert lota In Po-ltfr's adilition, cheap
If taken aoon.
A Una farm of 1ftarr, rood hoiM. eight mom,
large bam, rraln rv anil all naeful buidln.-a. oreh
M, nnninir water, lieilge Inner, etc.. In Hural
towu.hi j. cheap.
iinlyafewof those Ana lota left in Milter'a
a.M ti n.
two nice hitfh and dry lota In Howard's addition,
on 97th atraet. cbea;i if tali'-n anon.
A (food comer lot eonrenlent Ui lower factories.
A nlre dwellins wlttione naif acre of land Dear
the Milan afreet rara.
A (nod lot . a tha bluff In Rodman 'a snb-divia-lon
auai will bn Una men lot Juat oalldi city
iivtita. on b atT
A t'Kxt paying romer ptoparty on Third aenno
Conclusion f Their Bleetinf
MsJ. Saekeaale Other Vavera.
aaeat EaaTlaiert Prvaowt Re ola
The business ot the Misslnippi Sirer
I'iloU association at LaCrosse, thi first
daya proceedings of which ha bee i ex-
t-oslTely published in the Anau. wss
practically concluded with the aessl of
Thnreday night. Friday morni lg
meeting was called of United Statet. civil
engineers, lumbermen and pilot Is dis
cuss mcessary improvements of tbe river
and to urge upon congress the desirabiU
ity of ample appropriations for tut h im
provetneota. There were present, n ad
dition to the pilot. Major Mackmzie,
Captain Durham and Captain Thompson,
of the engineer corps; Captain t. A.
McDonald and Captain James Stout, of
Menominee, representing boat owners.
Tbe following resolutions were n ad:
Whkrkas. Durioe the season of 1889
the stsge-of water in the upper M saiss
ippi river nas been lower than for twen
ty five year preceding, and
Whereas. The boats and saw mills
were kept busily engaged all the s ;aaon,
affording regular employment to nil tbe
men usually engaged in lumbering in the
Mississippi valley, in spite of the ex
treme low water; therefore be it
JiftotiKd. That we most heartily ap
prove of the work done bv the isi vern-
ment in Improving and lighting said
stream. We think tbe results demon
strate that monev spent In tbeea im
provementa is a splendid investmett. and
tbe benetlta resulting from tbesime a
great credit to Mai A. Mackenzie and his
excellent corps of assistants.
Captain J. M. Turner, of Lansing had
on exhibition a model of the "Jetty Dam"
invented by him, and a neat oil pt.inting
illustrating Its working. Tbe idea briefly
stated, is to set tip across a bar two lines
of work like sheet piling, converging at
tbe lower end so as to leave only i. space
sufficient for a boat and raft to pass.
Ttiis would deepen tha water at tbssboal
point and also incroae the current so as
to scour it out. Tbe conyention adopted
Whkreas, Tbe necessities of th upper
Mississippi river demand that in low
staire of water some quirk mode be
adopted whereby the channel of tl e river
can he cut deeper so as to give imtiediate
relief to navigation; therefore b ii
AVayrftvrf. That a certain portab e iettv
dam, an invention of Captain J. M. Tur
ner's, seems to ns to be the most feasible
and quirk plan for that purpose, and we
believe the same to be practical, and
respectfully ask congress to make an ap
propriation to test said portabl) jetlv
A'ler an extended discussion it which
everyone took part tbat had anything of
value to rommunirate, Capt. Mt Donald
moved that a special committee of five
be appointed to take charge of the busi
ness for which tbe meeting wss called.
The president appointed as such tommit-
tee, Capt. Oeorge Winan. of Waukesha,
member of tbe Wisconsin legislature;
Oeorge Nichols, of LaCrosse; Captain W.
A. Eratka, of Lansing; Captahi V. A.
Rigelow, of L Crosse, and Captain
William WbUler. of Rock Island.
At the afternoon meeting varii us mat
tera pertaining to the river ihtnnel.
bridges, etc., were discussed and Clinton
was decided upon as the plact of tbe
meeting to be held on tbe first Tuesday
in December, 1390. and after adding sev
eral points to the list which has been pre
sented to Major Mackenzie of needed
improvement, the meeting adjourned.
M. j. Mackenzie and Capls. Durham
and Thompson, of his corn, an 1 Capta.
Whitler and O'Connor arrived home
from the meeting Saturday.
TO LKAVE KOCK ISLAND.
Auditor kltrldare.arthe R. I. al IV,
la Reaiara Ml Pamitloa awd Have to
'allforBla Th t'aaaw.
Tbe announcement that Mr II. C
Wbitridge, auditor of the R. I. .t P. ever
tince the existence of the road, is about
to tender his resignation, will caise much
surprise; and when it ia known that in
conformity with a plan which ha brought
about such action on his part, be and his
excellent family are to leave Rot k Island,
there will be a general feeling jf sincere
regret. Mr. Wbitridge has decided to
offer bis resignation as auditor to take
effect Jan. Land will at once move to San
Jose, Cal., which will be bis future horn e.
When approached oo the subject by an
A rocs reporter this morning, Mr. Wbit
ridge was al first reticent, but be finally
acknowledged bis intention of removing
from tbe city. "I have not resigned yet,"
be said, ' but will do so ia a few days.my
intention being to locate in another cli
mate, aa I am compelled to do by tbe
condition of my health."
"I am not an invalid by ary means ,"
be continued with a laugh, "bu'. for aome
time have been suffering with a cough,
and I see the change I neisary. I
must get away from tbe confl ting duties
of office work, and toother conditions of
Mr, Wbitridge has been auilitoi of tbe
R. I & P. since Jan, 1, 1873 seventeen
years and baa lived in Ri ck Inland
about twelve years, coming here from
Peoria, where he was first employed tn
the tame position.
"Time Will Tell" wa pi aye J to a mis
erably small audience at Hart er's theatre
On Thursday evening of ll is week tbe
famous and popular Joaeph Murpby ap
pears al Harper's theatre in "Sbaun
Rhus." of which the Brook! jt Eagle wijt:
"dbaun Rhue," in which Mr. Joseph
Murphy appeared laat night st tbe Park
theatre before a large and delighted aud
ience ia a much mora interesting piece
than "Kerry Oow," its compaaion drama.
It haa a atronger plot, conta ns more of
humor, is brighter in wit an 1 dialogue,
and It altuatinna and climax-- are more
thrilling and exciting. Mr. Murphy's im
personations of the dual rolr of Larry
Donovan and Sbann was thoroughly ar
tistic, bis unctuous acting and quaint
apeechea awakening tbe livel eat hilarity,
while hi singing of the touching ballad.
"A Handful of Earth." drew tears from
. jiatfc Rlc Hat Mot alio Maw.
8heriff Silvia, Marshal Miller and W
P. Tindall, returned from A tkinson Sals
urday night with the rig stolen from Tin
dall' barn by Geo. Martin list Thursday,
The rtg had been left on tie highway a
few miles from Atkinson, b'lt there was
oo trace of tbe thief, who is undoubtedly
making good his opportunities for escape
bout this time. Marsha Killer stated
this morning tbat be expect id to catch
Distress after eating, he irtbnrn, sick
headache and Indigestion are cured by
Hoods BarssparUIa. It ilso creates a
THE HOCK ISLAND
DRIVEN TO 1X8AMTY.
A Xallao Slather LaMast Her Xtaal
Beeaaae at-the Waywaraaeaa afHer
At the time the floating den of Iniquity
was anchored here and at Molina a few
weeka ago, the Arous spoke of two Mo
line girls having been enticed away by the
adventuress in charge. The Moline 2'
paleh of Saturday evening haa thia in
reference to what is probably the same
Minnie Leach, aged fifteen, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Leach, of 2310
Seventh avenue, disappeared from her
home Sunday, Nov. 17, aa we have here
tofore noticed. About tha same time
Jennie Patterson, aged eighteen, who
Uvea on the Sugar Hollow road, also left
tbe city in a mysterious manner. They
left home on tbe afternoon of the day
mentioned. The Leach girl, as tbe story
goes; had received a note from Miss Pat
terson. At day break on Monday they
were at tbs residence of Mrs. Patterson
and aaid they were going to Rock Island
to get work. Tbe three cities were im
mediately searched by tbe police and tel
egrams were sent to surrounding towns.
nut without resulting In tbe finding of
any clue aa to their whereabouts.
It is said that Miss Patterson told a
friend that she was going te start out
with a show, it she could induce Minnie
Leach to accompany her, and tbe pre
sumption is tbat she did so. Mr. Leach
and tbe police have done all in their
power to locate tbe girl. The former
was in Muscatine the other day, Investi
gating a rumor tbat tbey were in the
Iowa town, but he returned disappoin
ted. At first the disappearance was not
thought of in a serious light the friends
thinking the twain would return in a few
days. But now that two weeka have
elapsed and nothing baa been beard from
ttiem, grave rears are entertained as to
their safety and welfare.
The disappearance of Minnie Leach
falls like a pall upon that hitherto happy
household. Mr. Leach is so overcome
at the loss ot ber daughter that she ia
seriously til. and ber ailment la alleged to
be bordering on insanity.
Any information at to tbe whereabouts
of Minnie Leach be it coed or ill-
would be most thankfully received by tbe
grief-stricken parents and other friends
in thia city, and onyone with a christian
beart cannot keep in tbe dark any tid
ings of the daughter, who, by ber unfilial
predilections, is wrecking tbe life of a
"aeeatalitj" rrovokra Meatiaaeal.
Tbey are having a hard time of it in
encountering the evils which arise in
connection with the drilling of tbe new
artesian well in Davenport. A writer in
tbe Tribune becomes poetical over tbe
subject and gives way to the follow
All beautiful, sunsbining yesterdav. a
gushing, cavorting stream of milkv-way
colored water, filled the vulgar gutter on
tne east aide of Porry street from Kim
bnll house to the river, ll bad a sul
phurous, diabolical sort of odor, or
smell, for a smell is not always an odor,
a kind or compromise between the fra
grance of cniKbed, decayed eges and a
iresbly opened for repairs old sewer.
This sweet scented stream was the over
flow from tbe Kimball bouse artesian
well, and tbe water really mi cut be
cryslally pure in appearance, but
for the eternal pounding and grinding
of the chisels in the well searching for
lower deptba towards sheol, through
rocky strata. But just think or it. This
water playing and bubbling and seeming
ly rather enjoying itself in a Davenport
gutter.bad not many morrenls before been
buried In darkness and solitude over seven
hundred feet below the earth'a surface in
subterraneous depths where the eye of
man has never looked. Suddenly, from
its dark river flow or lake's midnight re-
nose, so deeply buried, it springs into
Ood's sunlight that never illumiuated or
warmed it before, and goes rippling down
to th s bosom of the great Mississippi.
Tbe artesian well reached a depth of
60 feet Thursday afternoen, and in
stratum of solid lime rock struck a strong
vein of sulphur water about 2 o'clock.
The flew was about 120 gallons a minute
at first but during Friday, drilling having
been continued, that amount waa more
than trebled and the flow would have
carried the water far above tbe top ot the
tubing bad it not been confined.
Blatter for theLt'oacreamaaew.
The government does not treat it legis
lator with the common civility due them
either as men of prominence or as public
servants. ll baa been noticeably indiffer
ent to their convenience and welfare in
many respects such as are keenly felt by
tbe congressmen themselves for yeara.
In one respect more than another does
thia apply, and that is in tbe matter of
blotters for their desks. A blotter is as
much of a curiosity in the halls of con
gress a it would be in tbe Sandwich
Islands. If one enterprising member
happens to get hold of one as a Christ
mas present or otherwiae, a colleague
teala it the first chance he geta or tbe
page aweepa it out as waste paper. Tbe
ecarcity of blotters haa been tbe Subject
or repeated complaint on the part of Con
gressman Qest while at home, and
it is understood he baa prepared sev
eral speeches on tbe subject, tut haa
been unable to get tbe attention
of tbe speaker, and consequently the
floor, to make them. But tbe insurance
firm of Loosley & Knovi Hon, realizing
that there is not much hope for improve
ment in this respect at tbe present set
sion, on Saturday packed aeveral thous
and handsome blotters, and aent them by
express to Washington in care of W. H.
Gest, M. C. In this ssme connection a
novel plan was adopted for giving tbe
Hennepin canal a boost, for on each and
every blotter map of the great water
way and brief explanatory notea were
printed in red ink. The manner this
Arm has adopted of paying its compli
ments to the tower house of congress
should be appreciated, and is to be hoped
in the right wsy.
Happy Matrlaaoalal Eveat.
At the home of the bride's sister, Mrs.
Thoa. Starkey in Blackbawk township
last Thursday evening. Rev. G. W. Gue,
of thia city, officiated in tbe ceremony
which united in marriage Mr. Geo. Glock
hoff, of South Rock Island, and Miss Mat
tie T. Ball, ot Edgington. Tbe attendants
were Mr. . . Lawyer, of this city, and
the bride's sister, Miss Annie Ball. There
were a number of relatives and friends
present, and after the ceremony a boun
tiful wadding repast was spread; and the
happy young couple were tbe recipient
of numerous handsome evidences ot
esteem and friendship. Their home will
be in South Rock Island, where the groom
is a farmer, ana is one or the most re
spected and induatrious in a!l Rock Ial
and county, while hit bride, who haa
taught school in this county for several
years, is much admired for ber many at
tainments and tweet disposition. All in
all a more worthy couple has not taken
tbe solemn tows in Rock Island county
before, and the Argus joins with many
others in wishing them joy, and pleuty of
Mclntire Bros, have a new and reliable
kid glove cleaner; cleans perfectly and
leaves no oaor.
THE BOYS WERE BEATEN.
The Phaenlx Hee Caaapaajr I at.
el t'paa la Horse Traaaae
tlea. The members of the Phoenix Hose
company are sorely grieved over an ex
per ie nee they have had in their enter
prising efforts to equip themselves with
improved facilities for reaching Area. To
an A rocs reporter Saturday some of the
brave laddies of the company unfolded
the story of their trouble, and ilia cer
tainly ene that appeals to the considera
tion of fair-minded honest people. Re
cently the boy a purchased a horse from
Frank M. Tindall. a Black Hawk town
ahip farmer, and were assured by Mr.
Tindall tbat tbe horse would prove one
of tbe best in Rock Island county. But
when the horse waa tried it was found
wanting. It was balky and entirely unfit
for fire department service. So, after a
three weeks' trial, they took it back to
Mr. Tindall, told him be bad misrepre
sented the horse's qualities, and offered
to give it back to him for $125. which
was a loss to them of $25 from the pur
chasing price, and a gain to Mr. Tindall
of tbe same amount on the
transaction. But be refused to
accept the horse and tbe boys were
obliged finally to sell it for 191 and at a
loss of 59.
The purchase money was raised by
subscription and the loss suffered by the
boys had to be made up by them per
sonally. They have now purchased
for f 150 horse from James Kell, of
Andalusia, which promises to give satis
faction. As the boys say, the twenty
members of tbe companv who contribute
in time and money tor the protection of
the houses of their fellow citizens, should
not be treated in the light of jockeys and
if their tale is true in the fa?e of all the
circumstances told to the Aruus report
er, they should receive from the hands of
Mr. Tindall the difference between tne
smount paid and the amount received by
them for tbe horse in which tbey think
hey were deceived.
A peculiar and unfortunate accident
occurred in Moline Saturday night. A
number of iron moulders from tbe Secb
ler carriage works were out on a rampage
and their disturbance attracted the atten
tion of two policemen, who attempted to
arrest them, and one of tbe number, Jo
seph Tracy, by name, fled, and while
climbing through tbe cars of a C.,R. I. &
P. freight train to get out of the way of
the police, fell, and the wheels passed
over bis left arm, mangling it so badly
tbat he was brought to SL Luke's bos
pital. and Dr. Eyster amputated it early
yesterday morning. It waa rather a
costly night off for that unlucky moulder.
David Day. a freight train brakeman
on the C. B. & Q., was run over and
killed at Alpha while coupling cars last
Reaaeaaberlas; Their Frlraaa.
Tbe Rock Island Turner society pro
vided a brilliant and happy way of enter
taining tbe ladiea and others who assisted
them in making their recent fair a success
at Turner ball, Saturday night. First, one
of those splendid suppers for which Mrs.
Herkert is famous, was spread, and then
dancing followed, fifty couple participat
ing in the revelries and Bleuer's band
furnishing tbe music. It was a merry
M. & K.
For reliable footwear.
Open evenings at McCabe Bro9.
Helps read Mclntire Bros.' adv.
Handkerchief sale Mclntire Bros.
Genuine New Orleana sugar at May's.
The board of supervisors meet tomor
ow. Lots of boys' clothing cheap at the M.
Fred Ilofer, of Andalusia, was in the
Dancing school Wednesday evening at
13, 18 and 25 cent breeches for boys at
the M. & K.
Have you seen the slipper display at
tbe M. & K.T
Handkerchief sale at Mclntire Bros.
M. & K.'s 92 50 men's panta are the
best in the land.
And still the M. & K. are selling over
coats at 12.50.
Sale at tbe M. & K.
Try "Our Laundry Soap," ten bare for
25 cents at May'a.
Those 3 men's shoes at the M. & K.
are excellent wearers.
Try "Our Laundry Soap." ten ban for
25 cents at May'a.
Rattling good wearers are those 18 cent
pants at the M. & K.
Mr. Martin Schoonmaker, ot Rey
nolds, was in the city today.
8-inch China dolls with bonnets, 2
cents this week at McCabe Bros.
Tbe greatest handkerchief sale of the
year thia week at McCabe Bros.
Handkerchiefs, 2 for one cent, or 6
cents per dozen, at McCabe Bros.
Plush sarqnes at astonishingly low
prices at H. Deutscb's, Davenport.
Rev. H. C. Leland left for Chicago this
noon on a three days' business trip.
Tbe cloaks must go at H . Deutech's,
111 West Second street, Davenport.
J. W. Snyder, of Chicago, ia in tbe
city. He formerly resided ia Rock Isl
Zouave military drill at 8 o'clock at
Armory hall Wednesday and Thursday
Mrs. Mary Gitt and daughter. Miaa
Mattie, of Black Hawk township, were in
the city today.
Extra fine plush sacques worth $26.50
for $18 at H. Deutsch's. Ill West Second
Have your knives, forks and spoons re
plated at the Rock Island plating works;
all work warranted.
All kinds of plating done at the Rock
Island plating works at reduced prices
during the holidays.
For this week fifty plush jacket worth
f 17.60 are offered for $13 85 at H.
Twenty-five piece of dress flannel,
former price 25 cents, now 13 cents, at H.
Monday night, from 7 to 9 o'clock, Mc
lntire Bros, will sell double-fold all wool
dress flannel at 10 cents.
Nineteen cent a yard Mclntire Bros,
will tell double-fold dress flannels at 19
cents from 7 to 9 o'clock
Handsome Bedford stone steps orna
ment the front of the office and stores Id
the Rock Island bouse building.
"Came ail tbe way from Muscatine to
DECEMBER 9, 1889.
get fitted in a pair ot your Cordovan
buiios, aj a customer at tuts ai. a a.
M . . .w lr a. r-
Open evenings Mclntire Bros, will
be open evenings until Christmas. Spec
iai bargains in dress goods each evening.
Do you want to make your husband
comfortable? Lots of comfort in those
genuine alligator slippers at the M. & K
While looking for mufflers take a half
day vacation and look through the M. &
K. stock plenty to interest you for at
least five hours.
A human being who would fail to ex
press his enthusiastic approval of this
weather ought to surrender his franchise
of existence at once.
Mr. Henry Hoesli, ot Jackson, Minn.,
who has been visititg parents and old
friends for the past two weeks, returns
home this evening.
Jim Lane carries his right hand in a
bandage. It was only a slight misfor
tune, but causes Jim considerable incon
venience for th9 time being.
Fancy articles in vast variety, aprons
dolls, toys and home-made candy will be
for sale at the bazar given in Armory
hall by the ladies of Trinity church.
Geo. York and Jamea Graham, the
Milan boys arrested and bound over for
robbery, are in tbe county court today.
They will probably go to the reform
Mrs. Geo. Mixter, one of the pioneer
mothers of Rock Island county, who,
lying critically ill at ber home at tbe
head of Twenty third street, is much
Tbe Messrs. Dart exposed tbe store
front of their handsome new building this
morning for the first time. The plate
glass windows are the largest in the three
cities and are an ornament to Rock Isl
If the temporary store that is here
from a neighboring city would call on the
proprietor of the "Fair" for prices, in
stead of the clerks, he would do a great
favor. Eckhardt & Son, proprietors of
Postmaster Wells ha; ordered four new
mail boxes for tbe Edgewood and South
Park territory. Commencing with the
first or the year the city will be redis
tricted and tbe routes ran back from the
Articles of agreement have been signed
for a glove contest to take place about
the 22od inst. between Ed. Dolaod, of
Freeport. and Thos. Quinn, of Oregon.
Tne stakes are to be $100, and thj fight
is to occur within twenty miles of Free-
The Rodman Rifles will support the !
forty young ladiea in their Zouave mili
tary drill at Armory hsll Wednesday and
Thursday evenings. Bleuer'a band in
attendance both evenings. Admission.
Zipl but wasn't yesterday a beauty in
the way of weather. Everybody who
went to bed Saturday night with the
thought of a gloomy morrow before
them, were agreeably disappointed when
they opened their eyes yesterday.
Supt. Schnitger now has the two
branches of his Rock Rock & Moline
railway equaipped with new and practi
cally new cars, the red line being
provided wiih entirely new service. A
person going to Moline now will always
catch a first-class car.
Tbe quotationa that McCabe Broa.
make on triple plated silverware will
cause a sensation all along the line.
Triple plate teaspoons 25 cents per set.
triple plate dinner forks 42 cents per set,
triple plate sugar shells and butter knives
8 and 10 cents each.
The ladies of Trinity church will serve
supper for 25 cents both evenings of their
bazar at Armory hall, Wednesday and
Thursday. A fine hot turkey and oyster
dinner will be given at noon on Thurs
day. Tickets for the dinner can be had
at R. Crampton'a, Will R. Johnson's and
Mr. Al. Bowen having been appointed
to a position in the office of the govern
ment printer at Washington, will leave for
his new field of duty in time to be on
hond Jan. 1. Mr. Bowen is a skilled
compositor, is induatrious and steady in
his habits and is worthy of every confi
dence tbat may be placed in him.
Ex-Aid. C. J. Larkin, who has been
confined to his house since he met with
tbe unfortunate accident while laying a
piece of flagging on a Second avenue
sidewalk several weeks ago, was able to
ride out thia morning in company with
Aid. J. E. Larkin. He is improving
rapidly as his many friends will rejoice
to learn .
To quickly tnd effectively advertise
ma ineir store will be open evenings,
McCabe Broa.' will place on sale on Mon
day night at 7 o'clock sharp, gentlemen's
mufflers at 7 cents, children's wool mitts
at 3 cents, and paper bound books at 1
and two cents each. Remember none be
fore 7 o'clock Monday evening.
There waa one act in the public life of
the dead rebel chief, Jeff Davis, and only
one, perhaps, which tbe people of this
community may thank him for. It was
through bis persistency as secretary of
war in 1854. that the island of Rock Is
land was set aside for government pur
poses, and it has since become one of tbe
bulwarka of the nation Jeff afterwards
sought to destroy.
There is a stormy time in one of the
dancing clubs ot the city, which has
grown no doubt from existing jealousy
between leading members of both sexes
in the club and has resulted in one of tbe
fair representatives receiving a saucy
letter that abe waa no loa ger wanted in
the club, while a young mtn has been ad
vised of bis expulsion from the club.
Just now the affairs of tbe social organi
zation are rather topsy-turvy.
I be trial or City Editor O'Meara, of
the Dayenport Timet, who was caught in
a disreputable house in that city Friday
mgbt and which was to have come off
this morning, has been continued until
Wednesday at the defendant's request
If O'Meara falls to prove his innocence,
and is in search of fraternal adyice.his best
policy would be to make tracks out of the
village by the best cowpath and at fast as
the velocity of nature will impel his pedal
Simon Gordon, who has been living
wiin nts son, vr. Uordon, in tbe eaat
part of town, waa adjudged insane in tbe
count v court today before a jury com
posed of Dr. S. C. Plumtner, John Cru
baugb. W. E. Young. Geo. Foster, F,
Sobmdler and John McDarrah. He ia
eighty years of age. and for three yeara
has been manifesting signs of imbecility
He was ordered committed to the insane
department at tbe county farm, and Bail
iff McDarrah conducted him thither.
Senator Beck ia still an invalid, and his
pbyrlclans tell him he must do little or
bo work daring the present eeasloa of
SPECIAL DRESS GOODS SALE
At StteSTea'a, , M. gsn WeM ee
ot Street, Coraer Harrisaa, Uavea
Our large stock of dress goods must
oe reduced, in order to obtain more room
for our immense stock of toys and holi
day gcods. To accomplish this we have
inaugurated a special isle In thia de
partment lasting for one week Monday,
Dec. 9th, to Saturday evening. Dec.
14th during which time we will allow on
our already low prices, 10 per cent dis
count on all dress goods. .
X. Haa .
This year our assortment is twenty
times greater than last year.
In albums, stand, vase, piano and bang
ing lamps, we have always had tbe lead.
This year we have a full line of furni
ture and carpets in connection, also a fine
stock of the best qnadruplo plate, silver
Holloware and Roger flat ware.
Over 150 different styles and designs in
fancy oak rockers and chairs.
Ladies parlor desks, book cases, etc ,
at our popular low prices and suitable for
Thk C. F. Adams Homk Fcrnistukq
322 Brady Street, Divenport. Iowa.
Ellis has removed his coal office to tbe
corner of Fifteenth street and Second
avenue. All orders promptly filled with
Mercer county coal from the new banks
just opened at Cable.
Dairymen, stockmen, liver? stable men,
and horse-car men unite in saying that
no such horse and cattle lotion as Salva
tion Oil has ever been put upon tbe mar
ket. It should be kept at every stable
and stock yard in tbe land. Price 25
cents a bottle.
A cook. Enquire of Mrs.
Mixter, 723 Twentieth street.
Perspiration is said to avert illness.
But it is a pore remedy.
C. A. Steel,
ONE NIGHT ONLY.
THURSDAY, DEC. 12th,
The tiiatingnlahed lrlah Comedian and
la Fred. MarMtn't great lrith dram.
12th Scakoh ltth.
The companion dram to Kertr Oow, and
meeting with eqnal success.
Act I Driven from Hume.
Act 11 There-a our Leaae.
Act III They're pone Swimming.
Act IV the Bocs Cleared Awav.
Mr. Mnrphy will be anpported or the rnnncr
leading actnaa, Mtsm HKI.LK ll fcL.VIl.a.1?
and a care'nlly aelected dramatic company.
Prirea $1 00, 75. St) and c; reserved aeU to
be had at oaual place three days in advance
just received, all to
be sold at
10 Cents Per Copy,
by mail 11 cents.
Identical with that for which
you are asked to pay from
four to ten times our price by
and Banjo Strings
at low prices.
Call and see for yourselves.
1625 Seconn avenue.
Under Rock Island Bona.
Secured by First Mortgage,
Jroa SALB AT
6J AND 7 FUR CENT.
iKTCBKaT COU.BCTBD WlTBOUT CBABSB.
No trouble or exnenae snared to secure choicest
Oar Fourteen year' experience and long'
tabliehed local atrenriea g.ve ns
Call or write for circular or reference.
lAVr ens 2WI CratC I
- i1&u<NPur, DAVLNPORT 10.
m ara. of
$200.00 and Upwards
For aale, secured on land.worth from
three to five times the amount
of the loan.
Interest 7 per cent seml annually, collected ao
remitted free of charge.
E. W. HURST,
Attoenxt at Law
Rooms I and 4 Masonic Temp',
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
on Improved Farms in the
Best Counties of Iowa.
FOR MAVLB. '
The Farms were Inspected by
C. A. FICKE,
S13 Main St. DAVENPORT, IA.
assist you. if possible, in planning
nothing but Dry Goods exclusively they are in a position to serve you well
during tbe coming two weeks. Special care has been taken In electing
goods appropriate for the Holidays, useful as well as ornamental.
The following mentioned will make a suitable Christmas present for
Rilk Dress Patterns, Woo! Dress Patterns
Beautiful Table Linen and Napkins in Set, In plain fringed nd
Plush Cloaks, Newmarkets. Portiere and Lace Curtains.
Elegant Fancy Towels, and many other desirable things which they
will be pleased to show you.
Beautiful Handkerchiefs stacks or them.
New effects in Silk Handkerchiefs. 25c up.
Silk Lmbrellas. Bed Spreads.
Table Linens, Napkins, Shawls,
Lviies' White Aprons, beautiful assortment
Handkercbef sale is still in progress. The largest, handsomest and
cheapest assortment ic, 2c, 8c, uo to fine erades.
We do not claim that we will bell you better goods
for less money than any one else will sell you infe
rior goods for, but we do claim that we
SELL BETTER GOODS
for the 6ame price than any one else in the three cities
will. Don't get yourself tangled In the various adver
tissmenu you aee.No onaoanaiveyou a $10.00 gold
piece for $5.00 and do it successfully. Our motto Is:
and people tell the prices.
The C.F. Adams Home-Furnishing House
Only $1,00 PER GALLON,
KOHN & ADLEE'S,
POST OFFICE BLOCK.
ROCK ISLAND HOUSE BARBER SHOP
AND BATH ROOMS.
pwd throughout and di bath room racrpaud. la fact everything I In Srat-claaa th.
I have put on sale 500 pairs of Men's shoes at a dis
count of 20 cents on the dollar, i '. 300 pairs of Ladies'
shoes at a discount of 25 cents on the dollar. These
goods must be sold to make room for new goods.
iSafOall and see us.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL B30E STORE. 1818 Second Arena.
ELM STREET 8H0E STORE, .
for and selecting vour Holiday gift.
t ROCK ISLAND. ILL.