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Cook Stoves Ranges,
RIVERSIDE OAK STOVES,
Boynton Celebrated Furnaces,
MASON & DAVIS'
Wrought Steel Ranges
and Steel Dome Furnaces.
Katimatea for Ileating and Ventilating furnished on application.
IC17 Second avenne,
COME TO US FOR
rietnres, Frames, Stationery and Wall Paper.
(IT We mean business a we will rimove from tbe city
bout February 1st.
KINGSBURY & SON,
170." Secend Avenne.
UNTIL JAN. 1.
Willi i-vt-ry iinli-r of ('ithinel Photographs we will present an extra
I'i.mi.i liuiul-oiiui ly frHiueil in a gold furnished frame, well worth $1.00.
Wf wmild mi(.V't tliat parties who wish to tend Photos abroad for
i (,. Hnli.lays would do well to engage a sitting at an early date.
To 1725 Second Avenue,
OVER THE RIVER,
COH. OF BRADY AND SECOND ST.,
-THEY WILL DISCOUNT ANYBODY'S PRICES ON-
- :. :
OOTS and SHOES
OF ALL KINDS,
and pay your way oreraud back besides. TRY THEM.
EgfAll Goods as represented, or money refunded
The Davenport Shoe Co.,
COR. BRADY AND SECOND,
Geo. W. D. 1-Ia-Fris,
Real Estate and Insurance,
Zi9 Seventeenth tU . umW Commercial
tsTTIrat claas In'oranr. at lowest rales.
Thu following; are among
Ai .Ua.nf ,roirtr nn Twontf-lbiril tr-.i;
tart Iiuiim, wlib ait rnoUvrn tnipmwni.tit ; wita
In. lot I1,i!4u
I: .Vi will BUT a frm.1 horns of l,'h' wmnl, (noil
inur well n.i-rti. fo.rn .nil firm it .VxIMt. In
bk. of flw hr.t i.ifrihitrhoou.. fi fount av.au..
A I r brtrM I'fiu .nil lot. nir.lv loral.tf nl
' rtti m?.nu fur a nauleac. or uiiainaa. prwp
A l bone, of bin. mot. g.aM r!l.r, wrll
i t i.i.rn nl lot anil barn. w.U located un
lutr.i ...nn. cheap.
I o yixirl realist! .lores w.ll local. d oa Third
A .i pin:eitn.a. property a.artli. C, R.
a p. pMngfr drprii.
a nr 4ii trnc, wlia g ooJ Improves. ate. oa tba
i jS. ciwap.
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Wall Paper, Curtains
Rock Island, Ills.
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ROCK ISLVND. ILL.
the many bargains offered:
Two of th. dnt'et lot. In DoUv'. addition, cbrap
If taken soon.-
A Sim. t.rm of laoarr., rood hon.i. eight room,
large h.m. (ram rv and ail neefu) binding, orcta
anl. nirrninif aratrr, hedge fence, etc.. In It u rial
Onlj.f.wuf those line Iota left In Mister's
1 wo nice hiifh and dry Iota In Howard', addition,
on V7tb street, cheap If lak- n eoorj.
A irood romi r lot convenient to bmer fartoriea.
A nice dwelling-vrttnoue half acre of laud Dear
the Milan etreet care.
A hmI lot. a the bluff in Hodman 'a anb-dlvis-lon
(Km will bnv a In. sere lot Jn.t outside city
llmlta. on bolt
A good paying comer property on Third avenue.
a& A . . . M VI
No. 1401 Second Avenue.
SOME POPULAR PROJECTS.
Which the Council Will be Expe t
ed to Act Upon,
The Park .'aBaalslaearra The Vri.
tier Oriwamee Tke Mlxtreath
Mtrret mm mmm Avraae Llcht
The city council will In all prtb.
ability at iu meeting next Monday
night express iuelf offlclallj on t
eral important oroiecta. ant th i..t
of which it the park commiisiot er
ordinance, which waa defeated at the
laat session, bat which the aldermanic
body will be petitioned to reconsider its
action upon. It is to be hoped that he
city fathers who voted ia opposition to
the plan before will feel that they an
consistently reverse their position ind
Rive tbe park commissioner scheme at
least a trial. Thoxe advocating tbe or Ji-
nance feel fully assured that an exp- ri
ment will result so satisfactorily tuat
there will be no deposition or desirt to
depart from it as a permanent methot of
providing for our city parks and pu'ilic
The council will be apt to express iHelf
with reference to restricting the pediller
license as advocated so long by the Ar
ocs. In this respect it is the plain nd
common duty of tbe aldermen in coniid-
eration ot the interests of the established
and tax-paying merchants, to adopt s me
measure that will do away in part at I 'an
with the itinerant classes of tradesrien.
The A Rous has spoken on numerous
occasions of the great desirability, n the
actual necessity of an electric light a the
intersection of Sixteenth street and Sec
ond atenue. Tbe situation is such that
the light from the tower on Sevetite -nth
street and Second avenue is obscure 1 by
the large buildings intervening, an 1 it
being the theatre corner as well as the
street leading directly to the Burlington
depot, It is very essential indeed tha. the
accommodations prayed for be provi led.
Ordinances for the extension of the
paving enterprises on various streets are
apt to come up and in all such Inti nccs
it is unnecessary to solicit favorable action
on the part of the local legislative hotly.
The ruling spirit there has been shovn to
le on the side of public enterpriMe aid in
the furtherance of all such projects. The
guardians of the city believe tbe bes pro-
tection and advancement of tbe city lies
In its improvement as fast and as ft.r as
can consistently be done.
A constable arrived from Ottawa yes
terday, and after making a satisfi ctory
adjustment with Conrad Flcickenatein, of
that city, who deserted bis wite and
children there, and is malting for the
west with a team of mules, departed for
home, Fleii'kenstein continuir.e his
journey into Iowa from here.
Msj. J. M. Beardaley reached home
last evening from Aledo, where In? was
engaged in the defense of Tbos. S. John
sun in the Mercer county court wl o wat
charged with assault to murder, Tiiomas
Hyatt at Preemption, who had slanlered
his sister last November as detallel fully
in the Arois at the time of the occur
rence and preliminary bearing. Judge
Olenn presided at the time of the ttial and
the jury bung cntil yesterday, Judge
Smith having in the meantime arrived,
and relieved Judge Olenn, and the jury
then reported disagreement, ten being for
acquittal. The rt-9ult is practically an
arquittal for Johnson as it is p obalile
that there will not be a rehearing of tbe
case. Hyatt's action which prompted the
assault, being naturally everywbeie con
demned and Johnson upheld for bis
course in resenting tbe imputaticn upon
bis sister's honor. After the result of the
triil was announced Mr. Johnsot.'s Pre
eruption friends accompanied bin home
with Bags flying and a long procession of
A taeer laqalrjr.
Capt Oeo.Lamont, local agent for the
Diamond Joe line of steamboat t, is in
receipt of tbe following letter ol inquiry
from Grand Rapids, Micb . :
I should be very thankful if vou would
give me some information abiut tbe
steamers on the Mississippi. I have
heard that many of them are infested
with bed bugs and other vermin. Will
you kindly aend me tbe name of some
boat which is free from such injects and
let me know tbe cost of tbe passtge from
Hock Island to New Orleans?
Agent Laajoot promptly re lied that
any Dia mond Jo boat could be taken in
season with every assurance of protec
tion against insects, hut that at present
one would be obliged to go to t t. Louis
and take ship passsge to New Orleans;
but in a foot note the. captain ar ded, that
while he did not think there would be any
danger whatever as to insects, he could
not make any promises as to turtles.
Jallaa Mebatt ia a Bad Light.
A Minneapolis dispatch tells if the ar
rest of a former wellk-nown r aven port
real estate man. who removed to Minne
apolis about five years ago:
"Julius Schutt, the well knevn money
loaner and real eatata man. wan arrested
tmlay (Thursday). He was indicted by
the laat grand jury lor forgery, for com
plicity in tbe alleged crime of J. Frank
Collom, who waa tried some time ago for
forcing the name or John T. I laisdell to
notes aggregating over f 200,(UX)." The
charge against Schutt is that ha stamped
above the name of J. T. Blaisi ell on the
backs of promissory notes tie words.
"I hereby waive demand, p-otest and
notice of non payment and fo- value re
ceived I guarantee the payment of within
note." Tbe effect of tbe words is to
cause Mr. BKisdell to waive all rights
and guarantee at all hazards tba payment.
Collom ia still nnder bail for another al
leged forgery, and will be tried next
Mr. W. J. Haefcle, or Reynolds, was in
tbe city today and issued an I ivitation in
behalf or Preemption Lodge No. 755, A.
F. b A. M.. to the Masonic fraternity of
Rock Island and vicinity to attend a pub
lic Installation at Preemption on Frithfy
evening, the 27th inst. After the lodge
ceremonies there will be a foe supper,
an address by Attorney Hayei, of Aledo,
music by the Cable Glee club and after
wards dancing. A general food time ia
insured to all who attend.
XotlaHaraaaajr with lecliirra Palley.
Tbe Mercer countv auM-vianra hata
decided that tobacco ia an e ril and not a
necessary evil, either; wh ire fore t
will not nav for anv for th na nf
county's dependents hereatter. Union.
If tbe morning paper occupied a posi
tion conspicuous or influentiiil enough
attract the attention of the present
tional administration, it wo lid be hauled
over the coals and made to give an
planalion for those rash asisrtions about
tobacco not being one of tie necessaries
THE HOCK ISLAM!
THE COUMY BOARD.
Delate of Yeateraay Afteraoaa aa
Taday The Caarc HMSs 'Stasrs
Walk. MkerlBTa Allawaaeea, Etc.
The county Buperrisors took a respite
from their arduous duties Thursday af
ternoon.and pot in almost the entire time
of yesterday's sessions in wrangling over
the report of the committee on fees and
salaries, and finally allowed a big batch
of claims, including justices', constables'
The committee on finance submitted
the following report, which on motion
was received and adopted:
Your committee to whom was referred
the semi-annual reports of Geo. W.
Gamble, circuit clerk. T. 8. Silvts. sheriff,
u. A. Donaldson, county clerk. John scha
fer. Jr.. county treasurer, and J. H.
Southwell, county superintendent of
schools, would aubmit the following re
port: That they have examined said re
ports, and we find tbe same correct: and
we And that said officers have In their
bands receipts for fees over and above
salary and expense of office as follows:
Geo. W. Gamble, circuit clerk, $311.10;
I . a. Bilvis, sheriff. K83 80; K. A. Don
aldson, county clerk, tl.024.28. We
would, therefore, recommend that said
officers be directed to pay over said
amounts remaining in their hands into
the county treasury without delay.
This morning the board had a "scrap"
over the question of the sidewalk on tbe
north side or court house square and
finally authorized the committee on pub
lic expenditures to make a settlement
with tbe contractor who was in the act of
replacing tbe old walk when checked by
the city, and tbe committee was further
authorized to put down a walk of brick
or tile in conformity with the city ordi
nances. The matter of sheriff's allowances came
up and a lively discussion ensued but, the
old arrangement was restored fifty cents
per dsy for feeding prisoners, f 850 per
annum for livery and $150 for janitor'a
A roollr Mplrltr Lady Itrad.
Mrs. A. M. R. S. Snowies, the public
spirited lady who built Moline's Y. M. C.
A. building and whose last appearance in
public was on the occasion of the dedica
tion of tbe building, died yesterday at her
home in Moline. Tbe visit to the struc
ture, the erection of which she made pos
sible, appeared to afford her infinite de
light. The Dispatch says:
She was glad to see ber vision of a
borne for young men in Moline realized in
a manner which doubtless far exceeded
the anticipations she had when she made
her conditional donation of 16.0(H) on the
first day of January, 1889 anticiptMons
wnicn later were constantly enlarged up -
on as the public responded to the various
calls made by the growing enterprise for
more help, calls which she responded to
by giving in addition to her original gift
the IS.OtH) lot on which tba structure is
erected, a farm in Iowa which sold for
f 1.750. and, at the dedication, $100 to
start tbe subscription roll of tbe evening.
Mrs. Knowlcs had ben an invalid
from rheumatism for a number of years.
For a year and a half ber aole mode of
getting about has been in the invalid
chair, presented to her by tbe Y. M. C.
A., as a slight token of the gratitude of
The now deceased ladv was born at
Liiuington, Me , August 11, 1811 so she
had completed ber 78th year last August.
She was married to Dr. Roberts Knowlea
in Maine about the year 1832. They
came west to Chicago in 1851 or 1852.
and lived for a few years with the family
of Mr. Small. It was in 1855 that they
settled in Moline, and in 1879 Dr.
Knowles died, and was burried at Letts,
Iowa. The fruit of tbe marriage was one
child, a daughter, who died in infancy.
Mrs. snowies added ber husband s mi
ti.tls to ber own. and has since been
known as Mrs. R. M. R. S. Knowlrs.
Tbe funeral occurred in Moline this
afternoon and tbe interment will be at
It is now learned that just prior to her
death Mrs. Knowles deeded her 4.000
residence in Moline to Rev. C. L. Mor
gan, pastor of the Congregational church
there, and it is thought that her will will
show other bequests.
At the Y. M. C. A. rooms tomorrow at
3:30 p. m the meeting will be led bv
Mr. Geo. M. Loos ley.
At trinity church. Rev. R. F. Sweet
rector. Services at 10:45 a. m.. 12 m.
and 7 p. m. At the chapel at 2:30 d. m.
Third Sunday in Advent.
At tbe Lnited Presbyterian church.
preaching at 10:45 a. m. by tbe Rev. II.
C. Marshall. No evening service. Tbe
congregation will unite with others in the
union service at Harper's theatre.
At tbe First Baptist church. Rev. H.
C. Leland pastor, services at 10:45 a.
m. and 7 p. m. Tbe ordinance of Bap
tism will be administered in tbe evening.
Morning theme, "Home Objections to
Close Communion Considered." Even
ing, "What is Baptism and Who Should
be Baptised." Sunday school at 9:80 a.
m, J. W. Welch, superintendent. Young
people's meeting at 0 p. m.
For the First M. . church. Breaching
in Harper's theatre at 10:45 a. m. and
7:30 p. m. The regular service will be
dispensed with and a general meeting in
tbe interests of the Rock Island Humane
society, conducted by the officers of the
same. Sunday school at 9.15 a. m..
Children's meeting at 2 p. m. in German
Methodist church. 1 oung people s meet
ing at 6:30 p. m.
At tbe Central Presbyterian church.
the paster. Rev. A. B. Meldrum, will
preach tomorrow at 10:45 a. m.. sub
ject, "Faith, Hope, Charity." In tbe
evening the congregation will join tbe
other churches of tbe city in a union ser
vice at Uarper'a theatre in tbe interests of
the Humanitarian society. Sunday
school at 9:30 a. m., J. M. Buford, su
perintendent, loung people's meeting
at 9 p. m.
Haaaaae Hoeiety Meettac
A public meeting is to be held at Har
per's theatre tomorrow nigbt under the
auspices of tbe Rock Island Humane so
ciety, and many or the churches of the
city will dispense with their regular
evening service that their pastor and con
gregation may participate in the exer
cises. Tbe service will commence at 7:80
o'clock, and will consist of short address
es and vocal and instrumental music.
The people of the city are cordially in
vited to be present, and by their presence
show their approval or the work or the
Short addresses by Mr. Win. Jackson,
Mayor McConochie and W. H. Hatch,
Esq., now of Moline. will be made, also
by Revs. Marquis, Gue, Mack in. Mar
shall. Piatt and Meldrum. Tbe orches
tra, under the charge or Mr. Bleuer, will
join in the musical part or the exercises.
Tbe vocal music has been arranged by
Messrs. Robinson, Housel and Stafford
The public are cordially invited to be
present. The exercises will commence at
7:30 p. m. Revs. Leland and T. N. Has-
selquiat, having made prior arrangement,
are unable to be present with their peo
ple, which they much regret.
Dec 12 Susan Cypher to E E Thomp
son, ez. ne4, zo, iu, 4w, and sw4, nw4.
27, 18, 4W, 12.500.
Charles Newquist to J F Nystrom, lot
8, block 5, Bailey Davenport s 4th add,
a u f 775.
ARGUS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14,
AVHtCRE IS THff ERROR ?
Mare Kaa-Exlatlas; Modem Waoaaaea
Caaapa Hear. Toaa-.-'W hat la the
It will be remembered that a few days
ago the committee representing the Mod
ern Woodmen camps of Rock Island
county, interested in a movement to se
cure a meeting of the head camp of the
order to investigate certain frauds, ad
dressed a somewhat sensational circular
to the camps throughout the United
States. Thereat purport of this circu
lar was to reply to an anonymous com
munication which had been sent out from
somewhere and the purpose of which was
to Interropt all proceedings looking to a
head camp meeting and discouage all
who were lending their assistance to that
In that circular of reply to the anony.
mous communication it was asserted that
tbe committee in reply to iu notices sent
out addressed to the camps as they ap
pear in tbe official organ of the order.
the Echo, received notice of the non-ex
istence not only of several of tbe camps
printed in the Echo as being supported
by the order, but of the flcticiouaness of
the postofflc.es where they were claimed
to be located, also. Tbe committee was
startled by this discoverv, but Head
Counsel Root, who runs the Ecfio, prom
ised an explanation which is to be pub
But tbe committee continues to re
ceive information of the non-existence of
camps which tbe members of the order
here and everywhere have been called
upon periodically, individually, as well as
collectively, to support. In addition to
those published heretofore the commit
tee has been notified that the fol
lowing camps do not exist and in the ma
jority of the cases introduced there is not
ven a postofflce; camp 563. Florence.
Kan.; 941 Caney Valley, Neb.; 783 Roin
well. Minn.; 950 Neosha Falls. Kan.:
023 Haven. Mich.: 1181 Ellsworth,
Kan.; 893 Olatbe. Kan.; 10C3 Harper.
Kan.; 823 Bristol, Iowa; 730 Mankato.
Minn.; 702 nolyoke. Colo. This may all
be satisfactorily explained in time, and
it is to he hoped that it will be, but tbe
conservative mind will concede that a
meeting of the bead camp should be
called both in tbe interests of the order
and of the head offices and will fail to
understand why there should be any ob
jection to such a meeting. Tbe Arotjs
makes no charged either against Root or
McKinme, nor does it defend either.
Mrtubrat Men of the t'pper Sllnala-
alppl Protrat Acalaat the t'onflrma
tloa of InMpertor Siloane.
The prominent steamboat men of the
upper Mississippi have prepared a peti
tion which is being freely signed all along
the great river, which reads as follows
and is self-explanatory:
To the Bonorable, the Senate of the I'nlted
rwiw-me riuy-nnii loiwrt-n:
We, the uudersigned owners, masters.
pilots and engineers of steam vessels on
the Mississippi, hereby respectfully urge
upon your bonorable body not to confirm
the appointment recently made by tbe
president ot J. I), bloane, as inspectors
of steamboats of the Fifth district for the
lie is generally incompetent as to the
requirements of tbe position as fully set
. L. : j . M ' - i . i . . .
iuiiu iu oCTiciij it iDiium i letter or
March SOlh last to the Mississippi alley
He is a retired officer, and drawing pav
from the government as sucb; which fact
ould bar him from holding tbe office
even if be possessed tbe qualifications.
lie was discharged from a position in
charge of pumping stations on tbe C, B.
& Q. railroad for incompetency, the facts
of which circumstance can be obtained
from Capt. J. H. Miliiren, of Pepin,
His confirmation would be a back set
to the anticipated building of steamboats
in this district.
We would further call your attention
to the protests already sent to tbe presi
dent, and ask that they be sent to the
proper senate committee.
liuya Who Ito Not May.
An Englishman travehns in Germany
writea: " German boys never piay. They
have uo enrues, uo sjiorts. Life is to thorn a
serious busmwu. During a year's residence
in a German town where were a university,
a cyrauasiuni, a real schule, people's schools
and various private schools, mill where, hav
ing two boys of my own in school, 1 bad good
opportunity to learn of boys' life I never
saw or heard, with the exception of one game
of hide and seek, a single gaoio. Once, in
crossing a large court, 1 saw a company of
boys choosing sides for a game of bail 1
watched with interest a sectacle so unusual,
wishing to see how a German hoy would look
when actually engaged in a game; but 1 was
disappointed, as the company soon broke up
in a fight. I was not surprised, for fighting,
not in anger or hot blood, hut easily and nat
urally, ia the amusement of the German boy.
Not that he is more pugnacious than other
boys; but the military discipline that curbs
him in school and the sight of soldiers when
ever he steja into the street keep constantly
before biru the idea and almost the necessity
of fighting. This lack of healthful sport seri
ously affects the boy, depriving him of much
enjoyment and making him old before he is
mature. "Montreal Star.
Oatmeal and Cornmeal.
I have always been a great advocate of
oatmeal The oat contains all the constitu
ents necessary for the maintenance of high
bodily vigor, and is one of those complex
foods that, especially with tbe addition of a
little fat, is capable of supporting life for an
indefinite period. I do not contend that oat
meal is more nutritious llinu wheat flour, but
it is a better bone producer, aud hence tha
food for children. Indian corn has many de
sirable qualities, but iu use s hi a way waste
ful, and to many people injurious, because
tha meal requires no less than four hours'
cooking at a boiling point ("J 12 degrees Fahr
enheit) to make it digestible. Tbe thousands
who habitually eat "mush," "stirabout" or
"corn pones," cooked in from fifteen to thirty
minutes, may object to this statement, but it
is made upon tbe authority of physiologists
and chemists of established reputation. After
four hours' cooking, not a minute leas, corn
meal becomes suave aud freely digestible. If
not so cooked it is never wholly mastered by
tbe stomach, and becomes both a waste aud
a source of irritation. Interview in St. Louis
The "Fool Dog."
When a mau is said to possess less sense
than a "fool dog" there is but little hope for
biin in the eyes of his critic, because tba
"fool dog" is iumIbss. Every one has seen a
"fool dog." The favorite pastime of this
animal is to pick out an uuoffensive looking
horse on the street aud run under his legs or
at his head and bark at him furiously. Tha
"fool dog" gains nothing by this play except
his name. Tbe horse pays no attention to
him, and his furious barking is regarded as a
mere bluff. Auotber pastime of the "fool
dog" is a periodical aud unfruitful chase
after bis tail. Ue oant catch it, but experi
ence has never taught him this fact. Then
be will run around in a circle until be is tired
out another exhibition of his foolishness.
People look at his antics and say he is a fool.
But be does not know this. There will al
ways be "fool dogs," and a man who sees one
of them during bis exercise will know what
is thought of him if be hears himself referred
to as having- tha sense of a "fool dog."--Chlcago
That's Bight, Boys!
Tha last tribe of South Sea cannibals baa
at last been won over to throw that bad cus
tom over their shoulder and go in for quail
an toast, sugar cured bams and calFs liver.
It was a hard struggle for them to abandon
their lifelong custom and subject their stom
achs to a new diet, and they deserve a good
word from every fair minded journal in tha
country. Detroit Froa Fl-asa,
Read Schneider's chance of adv.
$12 men's overcoats reduced to $8 at
Silk mufflers greatly reduced in price at
For holiday goods of all kinds go to
And now Moline is to have a "inert
Mra. H. C. Wivill's condition remains
Jersey and Cardigan jackets at very
low prices at Goldsmith's.
Children's overcoats from $1.25 and
upwards, at Goldsmith's.
The holiday novelties are now ready
for inspection at Crampton's.
Plush and hand-painted neck scarfs
25c and upwards, at Goldsmith's.
Mrs. W. T. Call has been very ill with
quinzy, but is now convalescing.
Filled and solid-headed Bilk umbrellas
for a Xmaa gift at Lloyd & Stewart's.
Buy your Christmas trees and orna
ments at Birkenfeld'a on Fourth avenue.
Don't fail to secure a great bargain in
boy's and men's overcoats at Goldsmith's.
Handsome hand-painted ties at Lloyd
4 Stewart's. They make a nice Christ
Mr. John Krell is more comfortable to
day and tbe chances of ssving his leg are
Christmas cards and booklets for Sun
day school prizes from 1 to 75c each at j
M. Arnold, proprietor of Arnold's ba
zar, Davenport, will keep open evenings
Some choice vases and statues are of- I
fered at unusually low prices by R.
Crampton &Co. !
Grand fur opening at Cameron & Sons,
225, 227 Brady street, Davenport, Mon
day and Tuesday.
The Fair was so busy this morning that
they bad to hire four extra clerks to wait
on tbe customers.
Chas. Fiebijr, the expert locksmith.
goes to Queen City. Mo., tomorrow night
to open a safe.
A sealskin cap makes a nice Christmas
present. Lloyd & Stewart have a large
and complete stock.
Rev. Gue will preach at tbe school
house on Aiken street. South Rock Island,
at 3 .30 o'clock tomorrow.
Juvenile books, the very best, also the
cheap editions, an elegant new stock at
half price at Crampton's.
While looking around, drop in at
Lloyd & Stewart's and see their large
line ot Christmas novelties.
Complete sets of standard authors in
cloth and leather binding, good editions,
going very cheap at Crampton's.
Crampton's stock of art and literary
treasures for tbe holidays is as usual
replete with tbe best the market affords.
One hundred large tea sets, big enough
for afternoon teas, three decorations, at
the low price of Si per set, at tbe Fair.
London News, Figaro, Grsphic and all
the Christmas pictorials with superb
colored Fupplements now ready at
B. Birkenfeld, the Fourth avenue
dealer in holiday goods, has a large line
of the latest novelties which be is offer
ing at very low prices.
Why pay a 80 day concern 44c for a
hobbyhorse without stirrups, when you
can buy tbe same thing at tbe Fair, with
saddle and sturrips for 44c.
As a free gift to the Fair's customers, it
offers to every lady between the hours of
9 and 12 Monday morning, a fine fringed
Christmas cards free to advertise its
Rev. H. C. Leland returned from Chi
cago yesterday morning. Mrs. Leland
will remain there for a few weeks yet in
consequence of an accident entailing ser
ious injury to a sister there.
Tbe board of education held a special
meeting this morning and allowed bills as
follows: Bick & Ritchey, $1,986; Larkin
& Stephens, $114; E. S. Hammalt, bal
ance in full. $185.95.
The Fair does not set out in front of
their store a little hobby horse and put a
small price on it different from the stock
inside, but its prices are the same wheth
er on the outside or inside.
The engineers and firemen on the C
R. I. & P.. have received a new order
which requires that when they are called
in the night they must arise and sign the
call boys' book, giving also the time.
An old Mississippi steamboat man pre
dicts that there will be an abundance of
ice yet; that in January the river would
close up tight, thaw out in Februaiy and
close up again. Ice men may keep a
The ladies of our city are earnestly
solicited to be present at a meeting called
to organize a society for the relief of the
deserving poor. The meeting will be
held Tuesday, December 17 at 8 p.m. in
tbe parlors cf tbe Harper house.
The first of tbe series of tri-city dances
to be given in the three cities under the
direction of the young ladies' club, oc
curred at Masonic Temple in Davenport
last evening and was well attended. It
proved a very enjoyable affair in very
Eighteen persons have this week pre
sented themselves for membership in the
First Baptist church. This is part or the
direct results or meetings just closed. A
good proportion or those received will be
baptized tomorrow evening.
The Misses Weyerhauser and Mr. Wev-
erhauser, or Rock Island, and Miss
ungga, oi Milwaukee, who have been
guests or Mr. and Mrs. Peter Musser for
several days, were given a reception at
tbe Musser mansion last evening which
was attended by nearly one hundred of
our young society people. Tbe guests
depart for borne this morning. Musca
tine Aewt Tribune.
To prove that advertising pays, ask the
Fair. Last evening tbe A hops an
nounced the fact that the Fair would be
tween tbe hours or 9 and 12 today give
away a doll to every lady visitor to their
store, the result of which was an im
mense crowd this morning and over two
hundred dolls were given away.
Mrs. Catherine Andrews died at Chi
cago on Thursday of puerperal fever,
aged twenty-seven years and two months.
She waa the daughter of Mr. Joseph Bol
linger, of South Rock Island, aid was
married to Mr. Andrews in Auguat, 1886.
The remains of the deceased with her in
fant child arrived, from Chicago laat
night, and the funeral will occur tomor
Gen. Benet, chief of ordnance of the
U. S. army, reported to the secretary of
war that tests of the new eight inch gun
recently made at Watervliet arsenal. were
of a moat satisfactory character. The
testa show a maximum range of nearly
nine miles. This Is the first all American
ateel gun yet produced, and Its success Is
due in a large measure to CoL Whllta-
more, the present commandant at Rock
Island arsenal, who-for three years prior
to his being ordered here, was in com
mand at Watervliet arsenal, and who de
voted much special attention to this one
The case of the city of Davenport
against D. A. McGugln and C. C. Hip-
well and Isaac Rothschild, sureties, to
recover the full amount of the bond given
for tbe faithful performance of the duties
by Mr. McGugin of the office of street
commissioner, a year and a half ago, was
taken up in tbe district court of Scott
county yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The case is likely to occupy three or fonr
days. The prosecution is represented by
City Attorney Fisher and Joe R. Lane,
while Geo. E. Gould and E. E. Cook ap
pear fot the defense.
Ahout Jan. 20 a party of sportsmen,
five or the best known trap shots of the
west and an equal number from tbe east,
organized into two teams, will set out
from Cincinnati in a special car to make
a tour of the country. They will visit, in
order, St. Louis, New Orleans, Texas
towns, Loa Angeles and San Francisco,
Cal., Seattle. Salt Lake, Denver, Kansas
City, Des Moines, St. Paul. Chicago, and
thence will go via the lakes to Boston.
Davenport will be included among tbe
points visited. At each place a great ex
hibition side shoot, 40 birds to the man,
will be given. Among the men who will
compose the western team will be Chas
W. Budd, of Des Moines.
Hard Coal varkst
Grate and ppc S7 SO: alnve Vn 1 anH
nut, $7.75 per ton, screened and deliv
ered; 25 cents per ton discount allowed
if paid within ten days. Cannel coal
for grates, $6 per ton. Now is tbe time
to buy. Blacksmiths' coal, coke and
charcoal on hand. E. G. Frazer.
Tbev say that the beautiful belle of
Washington, Miss , uses cosmetics
but it is a vile slander, fiho mm hor
bloom to excellent bealih, and she keeps
wen oy using Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup.
U. 8. SieNax. Orrica. I
Waahlnirton, D. C.Uec.M. f
For the next 24 hours for Illinois:
Fair and warmer.
At thn theatro- Wit. f t. ln.k..J
rises) Where are you going, Fredf
Husband Onlv to taVp a cm i Ia W i f a
(who knows his capacity) Humph! I
Kuesa you iisu oeiier say a laugu.
Soft Coal for Bala
At my yard, corner of Eleventh street
and Tenth avenue, at ten cents per bush-
Aug. 30, 1889.
A cook. Enquire of Mrs. Frank
Mixter, 723 Twentieth street.
The liver and kidneys must be kept in
good condition . Hood's Sarsaparilla is a
great remedy for regulating these organs.
Mclntire Bros, have a new and reliahle
kid glove cleaner; cleans perfectly and
leaves no odor.
There are two kinds of headache nat
ural and acquired.
avnowo a, nv. t-i i t . n.i.
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18BS, Mrs. Cath.nn. Andrews, aged V7 yean and
2 months, of noerpera) fer, r. Funeral from
i.r. viiurca uip, m. sanaay.
juat 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.
1635 Seconn avenue.
Under Rock Island Bonse.
Secured by First Mortgage,
Oa SALS AT
6J AND 7 PER CENT.
1 XT eb zrr Couicrin Without Causes.
No trouble or eXDense soared to secure ehoieest
0nr Fourteen years' experience and long es
tablished local agencies give us
Call or write for circulars or rf erencea.
tews ao.at.&fam-1?""1- .
is strata or
$200.00 and Upwards
For sale, secured on land worth from
three to five timet tbe amount
or the loan.
Interest 7 per cent semi annually, collected and
remitted free of charga.
E. W. HURST,
Attorney at Law-
Roous S and 4 Masonic Temp's,
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
on Improved Farms in the
Best Counties of Iowa,
The Farms were Inspected by
C. A. FIOKE,
S18 Main St. DAVENPORT, IA.
assist VOU. if DOSSlble. in nlanninor
nothing but Dry Goods exclusively
during tbe coming two weeks. Special care has been taken In selecting
goods appropriate for the Holidays, useful as well as ornamental.
TO HUSBANDS: -Tbe
rollowingmentioned will make a suitable Christmas present for
Silk Dress Patterns, Wool Drees Patterns
Beautiful Table Linen and Napkins In Set, In plain fringed and
Plush Cloaks. Newmarkets, Portiere and Lace Curtains.
Elegant Fancy Towels, and many other desirable things which tbey
will be pleased to show you.
Beautiful Handkerchiefs stacks of them.
New effects in Silk Handkerchiefs. 25c up.
Bilk L'mhrellas, Bed Spreads.
Tsble Linens. Nspkins. Shawls. '
Lvliea' White Aprons, beautiful assortment.
Handkerchef sale is still In progress. Tde largest, handsomest and
cheapest assortment lc, 2c, 8c, up to fine grades.
Hock Island. Illinois.
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This year our assortment is twenty times greater
than last year. Tn albums, stand, vase and hanging
lamps, we have always had the lead. This year we
have a full lixe of Furnituie and Carpets in connec
tion , also a fine stock of the best quadruple plate, sil
ver Holloware and Roger Flat Ware. Over 160 dif
ferent styles and designs in Fancy Oak Rockers
and Chairs. Ladies' parlor desks, book cases, etc., at
our popular low prices and suitable for Holiday Gifts.
The C.F. Adams' Home-Furnishing House
322 Brady Street,
Only $1,00 PER GALLON,
KOHN & ADLEE'S,
POST OFFICE BLOCK.
ROCK ISLAND HOUSE BARBER SHOP
AND BATH ROOMS.
Hare been re-opencd nnder tbe insnagement of Mr. BAKRT KAY, a Urn-class barber who aa.
llcits a sbare of public patronage. Tue abop bss tw rvooTated. ra-painiaid and i-Da-pered
inrongboot and u baiti rooms recarpeted, to fact c.errUilng Is ta Irst-dass alup.
Children's Felt SI rs,
Misses' " 44
Women's " "...
Misses' High Button Gaiters
Gentlemen's Patent Leather Pumps
la GeDllemen, Holiday Slippers we have tha finest assortment In tha citr fnr
70ctot8 60. Felt Boots and Overs sold regardless of cost. 7
Electric Sudor for tbe feet, 5 centa per box.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Jr.,
CENTRAL SHOE STORE. 1818 Second Avlno..
ELM STREET SHOE STORE,
m Fifth Avenue.
tnr .olantlnn nn Holiday sifts.
they are in a position to aerva you well
ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
IN THE CITF