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c.ven't the time to write up a regular advertisement for this week, but cannot
u, it oass without suggesting to their Mends that ther h.va th. t.
biznaroi uuuuajr u iuD nuruiwBJt
i u hmaiio vH rrVi ai n A leaf-
will sia" " - - w mu
books, too many handkerchiefs, too
mafflrs. too many gents' scarfs and ties, too many albums, too many holiday
,oods all through the house and so a short time to market them. Thiwo,7i
td w spply the axe; to out; to ignore profits, and to disregard the usual business
BthocJs in general. Now Is your opportunity. On Monday a. m the axe fatis.
Many prices wlU be cut right through the middle, others even more, others a
Here Is One
7 J.wno colored fcrnn1 slid handkerehlrre, received tat Saturday alirbi ehln-od
K,,mt,r Ua. t to tt ford tnnead of Rock hland. Uid thm two WmK iC2!L?XUW
Jo .-..1 ii-o b re Saturday night. Wow .a.U w, do w ita tteaTr What th"?
,, Yon diet the go at e price and chanre the loa. arT thTauioMr. tofSJrfJVSlft
kl,J,r Thif.pree.wlTWo.iw t! da. e tavlte yo to the bemrae U "tUpW
CoMmlbrocuiow.kh.odkerebter.ror three day M price. wc u yon bT aeT.rlraw
forr Com 1 one, com all, drsl come re a ret ctaolco. o.to iieTer Kaowa
wiiiio u ,uoj 01 ninaeercoiare we aaaa not fnrt to wenrlmi that w k... m..
.t.tgne'al line or nan "kerchief, erer placed under one to 5 wt tL. .
Sa for towaad rtrl. r r tad.e. and tSr .. bo pUi. awl.hTo'o bek hSS.3h'
t,miir..d. with or without UltiaW to .uil all uatee. bur ese will reUloVhe talTJIhUf J .
.ot tie Mine a. elrewhere throughout U km,. .. . fc. 7 nKrt:hler aeoa-t-
joarfrkn.I.e.ulj'a.pweiMe. ;.,ii..a. vuna ana bring
Hia. 1714, 1718. 1718. 1720 and 1782 Bbcohd ATtaroa.
Jioko or Cat Baskets, all sises.
New styles of baskets opened each
Something new in Dull Ilsmmockt.
All the latest Games.
Lamps, all kinds.
Chins and Glassware.
We will place on tale Thursday the
finest line of Piush Good, ever brought to
ibe citj, and to be sold . at leas than
DMnufacturers' prices. Come and gel
our prliw. before purchasing anything in
Ibe Holiday line.
Copper-Smitliiiig, Sheet Iron, Gas and
Steam Fitting, Also Sewer work.
BAKER & HOUSMAN,
Oppositx Haspxk Horjsx.
A Sure Cure for a Cough or Cold is
-Irish Cough Syrup-
Acu quickly, is perfectly safe and never falls to cure all Long troubles.
TRY IT. 10c, 25c and 50c Bottles.
Medicine known lor all Kidney, Long and Btomacb trouble., 1
Thomas Kidney and Liver Pills;
Sc a BotUe Samples free.
J. E. MoXTsoas,
Tuesday, December 30.
DRAM STIC BIT OF TUB 8KA90N!
KEIQN1SQ AMERICAN BENBATION t
Win. Fleroa'a Original Version of th. pari and
New York Sensation.
tflss Sibyl Jahastora as Iza
Ooetae LeTlek, Charlea Kent and Jeanis Belt
forth, and entire original r(wnn ,
Id all tbe modern ttyles and shades.
Beginning with Mondays, m. they
aous, too many cnnstmas cards, too
raanv ailk ha.ndirrv.t.ft.
- Popular 13mo B Kks 25c.
We also have a complete line of padded
Art Booklets from 5c up.
Albums by the 100 and at prices which
can't be equaled.
Etchings and Frames, just the thing
for Xmas. . Watch us for bargains this
1705 Second Avenue-
Branch Store 400, 15th at., Moline.
for the Celebrated
DniKit, Bock Ialand.
1. S. Vosrsoas,
.Saturday, December 27.
- ENGAGEMENT OF
A. M. Palmers Co.
MIDISON saiTASS TEEATSS.
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greateat aoccew Vta Madltoa Bqaara
I ver known." 5. T. Herald. .
en sale Thorsdav theKttk at the
Harper Bonse fbarmac.
now Keck Islaad Obeemd
World s Great Helidaj i
-wl KasewalsMBMa mm
Me r fJelewr1aa-TB
Hallway Erewta Cwaa.
Christmas with ita holy ceW cations,
lis ;ood cheer aod good will, as 1 happy
observances is gone until anotlier year
ball bring again the Kladaoma festival
which all the world receives iritb joy
aod revereoce. In Rock Island It was a
quiet day. The streets had a 801 day like
appearance, yet there were merry greet
ings and bright faces everywhere . v
THE BELTGIOCS OBSKKVAinSS.
Cbristmas Eva at the Piret Baptist
church wss very greatly enjoyed by the
large company that assembled, cc mpletely
filling the church. A cantata eotitled
(IU.IL.. 4, . P.
wilier uumo aula eanta via iat wss
beautifully rendered by over flftr of the
members of the Sunday school. "Mother
Goose and Santa Clause" dispated the
right to precedence, which wsi decided
by the little ones as follows: "ill other
times we like dear Mother Goon the best,
but at Cbristmss we'd rstner hi ve Santa
Claus for king." Presents ol oranges
and candies were distributed. Two
chairs were presented to Dr. Tt.ylor and
wife by tbe members of tbffchu ch, and a
third chair to Mrs. Taylor, by Ibe boys,
who attend the boys' meeting.
Tbe religious observances commenced
Christmas eve.. At Trinity cht.rch there
was midnight mass and celet ration at
which tbe rector. Rev. R F. S feet offi
ciated. The annutl Christmas tree mtertain
ment of the Sunday school of tie Broad
way church, wss heldWednesdsy evening.
There was singing of carols sad deW
tlooals by the children, tbe res ling of a
Cnristmas story by Mrs. Fraifc Mixter
and an address by Rev. Marq n(s. The
children were presented with i andy and
oranges. Rev. and Mrs. Mar juis were
presented with a silver tea set, and Mrs.
Marquis was given a piano lamp. A tele
phone has also been put In the porsonsge
as a Cbristnmgift from the congregation.
The Suaday sc ioolChriatmiti ezersises
were held at the First M. E. church Wed
nesday evening and were very interesting.
There was speaking, singing, etc., and
Santa Claus appeared in the person of Mr.
Frank Taylor and gladdened Je hearts
of the little folks with candies, nuts and
The German Lutheran Sum lay school
had its Christmas eatertainmet t last eve
Tbe Fourty-fourth street Baptist mis
sion held its entertainment Chr atmas Eve-
Trinity Sunday school wi I have its
Cbristmss festival next Sundav evening.
Tbe South Park chapel exorcises will
be held New Year's Eve.
VARIOUS MODES OF CELEB I NATION.
Mrs. Georgianna Bixby cht f operator
and her force at tbe telephon s exchange
were happily remembered by a number
of patrons ot tbe telephone, sad friends,
on Christmas dsy. and they desire the
Absus to express their ap'prec! ation of and
thanks for tbe same. '
City Marshal Miller dined the police
force at his house.
Nellie Murrin, daughter of Superinten
dent of Water Works Murrin, was pre
sented with tbe doll given awty by Trefa
& Co. The number was 445 .
A number of our citizens :tnd families
dined at the Harper, where Mine Host.
Montrose spread an elegant table. The
bills of fare were very handi ome Christ
mas sonyenirs. Biebl's orchestra furn
ished the music.
Yesterday was Mr. Williari Atkinson's
forty-flrst birthday and the (ocas ion was
one of double joy In his h ime oa Elm
street. There was a bur "c. inner and a
gcod old time family reaniotu
Halts ! Camrt.
In tbe circuit court today, through his
attorneys. McEoiry A McE airy. Patrick
Brogaa entered suit against tbe Rock
Island road for 15,000 for the killing of
his son on Forty-sixth strei t on Oct. 84,
last. The plaintiff alleges that the train
was running at the rate cf 80 mile an
hour, that tbe bell was not ringing or the
whistle blowing. , ; '
A peculiar suit has been uttered in the
circuit court. Herman SzhaaK is the
plaintiff and he modestly si ka for $10,000
from the London Clothing company for
alleged defamation of character. The
ground of the proceeding!! is that Mr.
Scbaall entered the Londor store a few
weeks age wearing an ovueoat with a
number of pride marks upon it, and after
walking about the rtore some
time he attracted t le attention
of a policeman who spoke ' to
Mr. Leveen a'lout it. T at gentleman
ibticed tbe overcoat was iiimilar to some
he had in stock and findin upon investi
gation that none had bees sold, he called
the young man to the bik of the store
and made some inquiries as to where ha
got the coat. After becc ming satisfied
Mr. Leveen apologised .0 Mr. Scbaall
and explained tbe wroig accusation.
Maj. 3. M. Beardsley and Searle ft Searle
are counsel for the plaint ft.
In the district court i cross the river
Mr. J. T. Ecnworthy hu entered suit
against the D. I. & D. road. in tbe names
of Messrs. Bisnding, McCirmick, Peartsll
& Gay lord for $13,000, cue for grading
and construction. Other similar salts
against the road have since been com
Ha (let. Dec. 88.
Tbe roads .are in apl endid condition
now. '. ... -
Mr. Hirsm Cooper, lost a valuable
hone last week.
Geo. Bops i wears hit broadest smile
now. It is a boy. .
Corn is bringing fifty xnts per hushal.
and not much offered fjr sale at that
figure.' . - '
Mr. Edwin Candor -fc - horn 4or the
holidays; also Theo. Ga ager and IX B
Halstaed.' . - --.: i-
Mr. Sproston, hetb r known as Uncle
"Billy", who has been i ick for some time.
u getting better.
Tbe Baptists have t tea holding pro
tracted meeting at Mai .ton. We notice
some of our young people have been at
tending quite reguialy. ;
: If Toar Hoaa is am Ptrs
You put water on the burning limbers.
not oa the smoke. And if yoa have
catarrh yon should att tck the rtisnesa in
the blood, not in the a Me. Remove the
impure cause, and lbs local effect - sub
sides. To do this, tek Hood's Baraapa
rilla, the great blood f arifler, which radi
cally and permanently cures catarrh. It
also strengthens the n irvea. Be sure to
get only Hood's Saras iarilla.
Terrible affair indet 1 the wsytF:
. ... . . , . . . 13
ton is euwg utuan un mi t"Z
Diaries for '91 at Crampton'a.
Your owa prices on holiday goods at
Cramptoa'i. . t
Miss Agnes Bixby K spending a few
days at Princeton. .
Mr. Charles F. Cooper went to Chicago
last night on business.
Willism 8imceon and wife, of St. Louis.
are visiting ia the city.
Fred Copp came home from St. Louis
to spend tbe holidays.
- Mr Pat McHugb came np from Beards
sown to spend Christmas.
Mr. George P. Lyman of St. Paul spent
Cbristmss ia Lis old home.
Clearing np after the rush. Every
thing In the way must go. at Cramptoa's.
' Major C. W. Hawes came down from
Fulton to eat Cbristmss turkey at home.
Mrs. 4. B. Dunham, of Ithica, N. Y.,
is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. W. CrandalL
You who have missed making Xmas
presents should buy a diary for tl of
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Morey, of Sioux
City, are visiting at tbe residence of Cspt
Mr. II. 8. Fraser of Indianapolis, spent
the winter festival with his family in
Cbas. M. O.borne and family of Chi
cago, are visiiirig' at 'the residence of
Col. Curtis.; .. r .-.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Balderston. of Phila
delphia, are holiday guests of Dr. and
The great slaughter of fine toilet case,
pictures and all holiday goods continues
Miss Beatrice Oalrum, assi.tantopbrator
of tbe Rock Island telephone exchange is
spending the botidsys at Viola.
The office of the R.L & P., at Daven-.
port was broken into last nigbl and two
two-thousand mile tickets were stolen.
Buford post G. A. R. goes to Moline i i
a body next Friday nigbt to witness tbe
installation of Graham post of that city.
Tax collector Fitzgerald publishes a
notice in aootber column to the elite',
that be is ready to receive the taxes of
Invitations have been issued for tbo thir
teenth annual dance of O-Sau-Kee tribe
15. 1. O. R. M. at Armory hall on Wed
nesday evening Jan. 7.
Miss Hartman. of Blark Hawk, who
has been visiting at the home of Capt.
Montgomery, left this afternoon for Den
vea to apend the winter. .
It is the firm of Steven fc Anderson
instead of Contractor Anderson alone that
has the contract for Mr. Sjlond'a new
house on Twenty-third street.
Mr. C. W. Carrington, ot the Dubuque
Dally Ltdger, accompanied by bis wife. Is
in the city on a visit to relatives. Tbe
Aaeus scknowledges a pleasant visit.
D. G. White, Ed. McCartney and F.
Kramer ot this city, won first honors at
a poultry show at Msquoketa, Iowa, last
week, at which 1,000 birds were exhibited.
Mr. J. F. Everett, of Oikalooaa, for
merly superintendent ot schools in Rock
Island, is on a visit to Superintendent S.
S. Kemble and other old friends in Rock
Thla is the twentieth anniversary of
the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. J. Alex.
Montgomery, and the day is beins cele
brated in a very happy manner by many
friends of the couple.
Mn. E. M. Brackett, Wm. S. B racket t
and Master Willie Brackett. or Living
stone. Mont., are at the Harper. They
are relatives of Capt. Brackett and will
apend the winter here.
Messrs. Sam Leveen and M. Leon, of
New York, are in the city to apend the
holidays with Mr. E. I. Leveen ot tbe
London Clothing company, and to look
after business matters.
Mr. G. Weiss who has been at Spring-
neia directing toe erection or a new
building for Concordia college, there
for which Volk & Co. have tbe con
tract, is home tor the holidays.
Tbe house of Edward Mattauib, of
South Rock Island, was damsged by fire
to the extent of tlOOaarly Wednesdsy
morning. The loss is covered by in
surance in Loosley ft Eoowlton's sgenny.
The Rock Island sports who took their
birds to Dubuque to participate in the
cocking main there last night came home
with saddened countenances. They lost
seven out of ten birds and nearly $000 In
Engineer Charles Francis who directed
the construction of the new draw pier at
the Rock Island bridge has been assigned
to government work on the Hennepin
canal surveys and has moved his family
Mr. J. J. Sullivan, ot Wichita Falli,
Tex., ia in the city greeting old friends.
Mr. Sullivan shows the effects of Jhat
midnight accident when' a fellow sports
man had the audacity to take him for a
wild animal and blaxe away at him in the
dark. He la recovering, however.
Mr. Wm. Catton tbe billiardUt, is ar-
ranging lor a match and exhibition in
Rock Island between Schafer the world's
champion, and Eugene Carter. It will
take place about the middle of January.
Messrs. Catton and Carter have just re
turned from the wtat where they have
been giving exhibitions. Messrs. SChafcr,
Catton and Carter play at La Porte,
Ind., next Tueedsy night. .
Tbe Davenport Democrat sent around
a Christmas present and New Year's
gift combined, one of the moBt attractive
calanders for the coming year that haa
ever come to our notice, Above the cal
ender proper ia a beautiful bright colored
representation of Davenport's great au
tumnal and marina festival, "Neptune
and Vulcan.', tbe entire arrangement
making up an ornamental design aa well
as a thing of great use and value.
rraweia aawrskr mm. Wire.
Francis Murphy .the temperance lecturer
is bow at Indianapolis an.l the JSetM of
that city devotes a great deaWof space to
the value and success of hia work there
Just before tbe meeting close'! on the
ODenlng night, the Jfiws says, Mr. Mur
phy stepped forward: "
And now." ssld MrMurphy. "I shall
do what I never did before. I have grown
ia eaoet since I waa here before
shall present to my lovers in Indianapo
lis tbe lover oi my heart, my wire.
There was great applause as a hand
some, stately womea. with balr ot the
arey shade of Mr. Murphy's stepped for
ward. "I thank yon for your apprecla
Uon of mv haabaad,a'aba said. "Yoa
can't give him too much, and I shall share
all you give. r
Tbe taxet for 1890 are now due and
payable to the township collector at tbe
County . Treasurer s offioe in the court
house. N Ownen or real estate are n
quested to bring their last year's tax re-
-"'a ia order to save time la L..nZ the
of fit peooertT oa tae
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017R BIG XUAS GIFT.
Tbe Poatofioe Banding; Saw
Th trtlas ftHcwa the) Me at lalaaw
rMte ataUaiBC Bill the Sash -
Tbe president of the TJail- d 8tates did
not forget Rock Ialand in dlapeoslag his
loy bringing remembrance as aa executive
oa Christmas eve. President Harriaoa
showed his good will to all mankind and
Chicago la particular, la Issuing his
worla's fair proclamation, aod be evinced
his appreciation of the city of Rock Island,
ia endorsing the bi 1 which had passed
both tbe senate and tbe bouse providing
ror a I 5.000 government building for
Rock Ialand . Five other cities shared ia
the good fortune. They were: Madisoa.
Ind., Racine and Sheboygan, Wis. and
Lima. Ohio. This insures tbe erection of
the government buildings ia all of these
Rock Island's original bill nassed ths
senile for $100,000; tbe house passed it
after cutting down the amount of the
approorlation to $73,000. This amend
ment tbe senate at once concurred in, and
tbia is the bill which the president has sp
proved. It now only remains for tbe
amount to be placed in tbe appropriation
bill and Congressman Cannon may cer
tairly be depended upon to place it there,
wbea the funds will be immediately
available. Ot tbe amount stipulated.
$10,000 is to be expended for a site, aod
as soon as this question is settled, the
work of erection will begin. This may
be looked for tbe coming season.
Dr. A. H Arp.raall.e Harries a Mack
! mm Marartaoa Mia
Dr. A. H. Arp of Moline took npon
himself a Christmas remembrance in a
manner that brought as much surprise to
his friends as it did j y to himself. The
Moline Republican of Wednesday evening
describes tbe event as follows:
Tbe news of tbe marriage of tbe genial
Dr. A. II. Arp. to a vonnir ladv of Hwk
Island, this morning, ranted ant a little
surprise among hia friends. Though be
had asked his partner. Dr. Weasel, for a
couple of dsys' lay c ft for a trip to Chi
cago, the matter bad b:ea kept a pro
found secret till last night, and not even
bis most intimate friends knew of the
step be waa about to take, and only
through tbe publication ot tbe murium
lisense did tbe news first Irak out. At S
o'clock this morning Dr. Arp and the Rev.
F. H. York, pastor ot the First Unitarian
church, were driven to the resi Jeace of
Joseph Hardy, 2402 Vina street, Rock
Ltland, and at 6:30 the doctor was united
in marriage to Miss Mstlie Hardv. Rev.
York performing tbe ceremony. Only
relatives of the bride were pretent as wit
nesses, and tbe couple left Immediately
for Kalamsxto. Mich. Tbrv will return
to Moline probably on Sunday, and wit
presumaDiy Do temporarily "at borne at
Coai Vallet, Doc. 23.
Mrs. Reuben Lewis of Cable was here
Tbe tarmen met last evening to organ
ize aa alliance.
Tbe pro reeled meeting at tbe Presbv-
teritn church closed last nigbt.
Tbe village Is buildinir another new
bridge arar KrosWergs harness shop.
On last iVTedmcaday at Usco. Henry
county.. Uoet Bluckstock and Mias
Girard ot Ojco were married. Mr.
Hlurkstork has rea'uicd bare most n! bis
A small child nearly two yean cf age
of Jobn McGenty's died oa tbe 18ih. Too
remains were interred at Homestead
church on the 19ih. Rev. Mr. Smith of
ficiated. Mn. A-Donaldson of Rural aad Mias
M. A. Lees of this place, slatted oa the
18th for Washington Mrs. Donaldson
haa a daughter at Whatcome. Mrs. Robert
Baltenby and Miss Lees haa a sister at
Puyallup. They will arrive In time to
spend Christmas with their relatives.
Mrs. William Werner, leaves hare for
New Orleans, on tbe 4'-b to look after
her grand child i " Her daughter with hus
band also, died a couple of yean ago, and
the child waa taken to the Hi.ters of
Mercy. Mrs. Werner Voes to prove her
claim aad bring the child to her home.
Oa the evening of the 18th. at tbe resi
dence ot tbe bridt's parents near
this place. Mr. W A. R. Wood, of
Rock bland, and Miss Mary A. Spartro,
of Coal Valley, were united ia marriaee.
There were quite a number of relatives
and neighbors present to witness the
ceremony. Mr. W.'s brother and Miss
S.'s sister acted respectively, as grooms
man and bride s maid. Tbe ceremony
was performed bv tbe Rev. G. W. L.
Smith, et Cable. Shortly afterwards the
guests repaired to a magnificent supper.
which did credit to ita managers, and tbe
participants did ample justice ia satisfy
ing ibeir appetites. After spending a
lew boun in social enjoyment, they dis
persed for their homes. The friends
present did not forget to remember the
contracting parties with many tasty and
useful presents. Tbe groom is an encrs
getlc young man, one of the employes of
the C a A Q. railroad. Tbe bride,
who i one of our estimable young ladies,
was raised here.
. LOCAL NOTICES.
Fine Candies at E. St M's.
Dancing achool at Armory Hall Satur
Dancing school at Armory Hall Satur
Go to Hoi brook's. Davenport, for ear-
pets and silk curtains.
Nice baled hay for sale by Joha Evans.
Leave orden at city scales.
A good girl wanted for genera house
work at 1114 Second avenue.
Tenderloin, spare ribs, pig's feel, leaf
leard. etc., at Gilmore'a pork house.
Call and see tbe band-carved bed room
suites at Holbrooke, Davenport,
Christmas trees and tree ornaments, a
lovely assortment, at Krell A Math's.
Parlor suites and fancy chain of every
descriptioa at Holbrook's, Davenport.
If yon want strictly fresh and reliable
candies ga to Krell & Math's palace of
Aa elegant assortment of dining tables.
chain and hat racks at Holbrook'a. Dav
For rubber stamps ot all kinds go to
tbe Rock Island Steam Rubber Stamp
rv or as, i7i Mcond avenue.
The Crown restaurant. No. 1708 Sec
ond avenue, is now ready to farnlah yon
oyeten In every style. A. B. Johnson.
. - The finest line of fancy baskets and
boxes made especially for fine confeo-
Uonery, and suitable for Christmas pres
ents, can be round at Krell Math a.
LicrKsao to vrxo. '
23 Wm. Fink. Rock Island. Loluae
Schroeder, Davenport; Robert C. Beck,
aai K. von Pastel. Rock Ialand: Wa
Flynn, Hampton, Bridget M. Coiemaa,
vtbat Cheer, Iowa; Augustus H. Arp,
oune, sisiue uaroy. hock laiaad.
24 Henry M. Ferns. Reynolds. Bella
J. McConaelt. Milan; Jamas W. Morgan.
Erie. Belle S. Morehouse. Molina: Edward
Weidrigbt, Mary L. Leaure. Zvima: Jamas
Shannon, Mary M. Pierce, Cable.
TJ. a, Braa-n omoe. I
. Waaalataa.l. C.rc M. f
fair, warmer, followed Canosy ry cold
The Ktaatlaai Ktsn
Strong material, etroegty treated, la a
oat accurate characterful loa of the
great play, Jim, the Paamaa." The
tory of a forger, who for jean carrlea
oa hia aefariona practices aa detected.
whose crimes an aaaay, for whoa the
acred precincts of his owa hoes tarnish
victims, who molds aad changes the desti
ales or friends aad klafelk to salt his
owa eelBih purpose this is the story f
' Jim. the Peomaa." Eatreachng him
self ia hia strong sold of crime by sU3
other aad greater crimes ha seems im
pregnable, bat finally falls: aad the im
mease fabric of wrong doing ha haa been
for yean coaslructrng tumbles ia complete
ruia about him. .Wbea Sir Charles
Yoneg selected this mat wis I for hia sow
famoas play, when ha carafnlly coa
strutted lu plot aad rovaded oat Its
scenes with accurate detail, he wrought
better than ha knew. The result was one
of the greateat plays of the decade.
There ia a fasdaatioa la the work of tbe
forger that tbe most upright rata caaaot
altogether resist. A stroke of the pea.
aad fortunea have changed bands, aad
Incalculable wrong ia the result. There
is aooe ot the gross barbarity ot the mur
derer; ttere Is no hint of the bruta force
of tbe burglar. It . is the crime of tbe
gentlemen, so celled. That the reenrda
of the daliy press are constantly ulking
of the fall of s:me one high ia social aad
business life and there ia a parallel ia
tbe case of every-dsy life with that ot the
stage story- may explain la part, the
popularity of thla dramatic work. Prob
ably "Jim the Pentose," could not have
fallen into better hands than Mr. A. M.
Palmer's, of tbe Madisoa Pqnere theatre.
Under bis management its characters have
been cart rally cast, aad there is always
tbe most particular attention to detail ia
ita production. None of the Madisoa
Square dramas depend, bowever.npoatbe
mere clsp-trap work of suga mechanism
for their success. Tbe various rharact
an are placed ia tbe hands of the most
competent and intelligent acton and acts
reasbsi, who lend to the production their
combined experience aad ak ill. The
company that produces "Jim, the Pea
man," at Harper's theatre tomorrow Bight,
is a very strong one. No greater pledge
of its atrrngth can he made than to say
it ia a Madisoa Square Company, ia a
Madison Square success. Ia such hands.
It is not too much to look for a repeUUoa
ot the triumphs of "Jim, the Peamaa,"
of foimer yean.
The sale of seats for "Jim. the Pea.
man." opened at the Harprr.hosse drag
store yesterday morning aad a large num
ber were reserved. All Indication point
to a big house aad people desiring seats
reserved should attend to them at oaoe.
B Tea Osagkl .
Don't delay. Take Kemp's Balaam, the
beat cough cure. It will cure vour
coughs aad eolda. It will care aaios ia
tbe rbest. It will cure ialneeza aad
bronchitis and all diseases pertaining to
tbe luags because it Is a para balsam
Hold It to thn right and see how clear aad
thick It ia. You will are tbe excellent
effect after taking the first dosr. Largs
bottles 80s aad 11.
To promptly aad permanent v core
rue umeilem or neuralgia un Salvatloa
OH. Prise 25 ceata.
Star of Bethlehem
aeree eUaae aa a Carletau. araaoa
warn tke wurvl r-tato-e1 am
taaa It will rr)uir
Barriat a w aW
testea ae4 aaaly-rral. la
aiaae uw eoaatry at aaaca aaS aa
)oe a proapeTU that aa aaea a etfala as
CAUSE FOR JOY
aw ae abaadaallj foaaa ka thla mairlii aa4 tt
a I uu eg
JOY FOR YOU.
Wa aaa al least
a a ewrTaimwi..-
ay rw o
oa la anV ata.i. aeaae
aaS C. C. Taylor aaa
artive la eecanac
mn mum .
AND YOUR FRIENDS
will he ealtrataa
with any eeteclioa eaa ait
Bake frea lAw sraal stark. Cawet
any aaa aaea yvar aetec-
C. C. TAYLOR'S,
Koa. ISC aa4 17t Seraaa aeeaaa.
Call And see Those Fine
Taw Car laaaa, vary raa. at
HU, Mil aad SI TMrt Aeaaae.
The Little Jewel
HAVE TOU SEEN IT 1
If yoa waat a lamp of aay kind, it
will pay yoa to aaa what I have. The
range ia price is from 18 con la up. aad
the variety-aad style hi just aa great.
CaaaA asm OLaaa,
weat a a I ilina. .ini taa ij nu m. as
ma. rata an tbaa,a,a.
aaaiiag UwaaaoTiaa;eeaipaMat.whtMtay at
awiAe fm taaxik
waiiearwaj taiiwiU Sa4 lawiL'nkHiuatfm.
bleaiaaBHay waetaatUMf wui ana t wa
fisthataawaf aa ay Brat
I Canwe LttOe Lrw PnW era verf aa
vary aante take. tJawerawapinaaaaai
y T""a i.rma aawaaaS
aae taeaa. utwut ISowMa, a-kl- Boat
by Aran ww siaij akaaaewaaatar aaO.
HUKIIB1K OOw www Tor.
The holiday areaoa rmJocra
where a revival of ialerest ta aonha. For
there are ao other gtfts an genersi'y aa
preaaiea aone mnra varied ia adapts-
uoa. or mors pteaaiag to the rodpieata.
inev eoma as a friend, a ooaaartlor. a
heepaake. a aoarca of calcrtaiaawat. a
mine of knowledge. -Ia the highest
civlltzatioB" says Emersoa, ihe hook
silU the highrst delight.''
R. CRAM FTON k, Co ,
The extenaive hooasellcrs aad si alios
of Rock Island have provided for that
season's trade aa aaaeually large aad at
tractive eollrcuoa of books nf Vanoos
publisher of the coaatrv. The pablle
generally are rnrdially lavited to visit the
stores Scvrairea-lwraiy arvea Second
avenae. to lasprct the stock aad lesra the
Ot Irviaa. Darhraa. Thacherv. Bala
Raakla. Oeorga EUaoU. SarnaeJ Bandera,
uawthoraa. Hhakespeara. Oaeyot, Uu
Macealey, Othhoa. Orrra'a Englaad. Baa.
crort, iTaacot. lUaUnaoa ta both aad
we offer an til alter the bolideta: The
Car toa ISmne, which iaclede ovrr
hnadred differeat styirs of famous hoc is.
pnatad oa good paper aad handsomely
boa ad la arape rloth, prira only l&c
worth 75a. alao the favorite porkat da
Uoaary only lrtc
Biatariaaa. aovsliata, la acts aad sept
rata volaataa: Various eduioae aad Mad-
Ia morocco, ivory aad Das ralf hiadiog
auorata aad apwarda.
MAQXiFICENT XEW ARTBOOKs.
Amoag thaa are the Salon for ltraa
The Eber UalU-ry. Natura aad Art. 8oag
of the River. Eodvmioa. Reccat Eagliaa
Art, Night Soeg. Uader Btaa fky. Lalah
nook, foems of Paaaioa. alllloa a I'ara-
dlsa Lost, Palestine. ArncaJa roataiaa's
Fable, aad maav others raagtar ia prtrw
rrom vi sa to f 19.
JUVENILE AND TOT BOOKS.
A Superb line to suit all ages at bed
rock prteea. Bonks aa large as the Chat-
terboafor SOloXS ceata. Libra books
with bright pic larva.
LARUE FAMILY BIBLES
Haaownsncr aad cheaper thaa faraaerlv;
Utlord Teacberr Bibles la all the var-
otts gradea. Ia this bae we have aa
Amertcaa rrpriat mach cheaper thaa the
PRAYER AND HYMNAL.
Ia seta largo prtat, late editioa.
CATHOLIC PRAYER BOOES-
A very desirable aswnrtaieat for old
aad young 5 ceat to Ova dollars each.
TUE NEW WEBSTER INTERNA
Which has bora la prrprarall for tea
years, a grand work.
Also taa cheap editions. PboUicrapB.
dicUoaary aad aatopraph hoUh-rs, aibams J
aad whhs mage ta atrle aad tarioc.
ritlng daak in seal saorroco and phi ah.
Caars aad cuff bosra, coa h had brash
arts from tl.S0 to f23. amoklag acta.
drraaiag cases, work hotea, fancy broom
Booklets aad Xmas cards oaa oeata
PINE LEATHER GOODS.
Pokrt Books for ladies, genta aad child
area, card cases, photogtanb boidrra. ci
Fountain peas, gold pros aad peaula
Kew gaaaea. h4ocka.japariaa. dWonrated
d plaia, all gradea.
Aad baskets, haadauaas aew line.
There is ao aad of haadWiaaaly.
Etchlaga. eagreviagi, atareolora. ate
Pictarta fraaksd toccder from aew at via I
Aad views wa have southing varr da-
adedly new Amerkaa aadTormga vtewa.
Bcopee range from Ke to f 1.
. Sack aa rocking borers. Ye loci pad ea.
rtpraaa wag oaa. ooll paramuwlatoca. ate.
The moat popular toy of the eraaoa Is
the New Harmkaa Piatol with vaca
rabbar tipped arrow aad target, la ta
broaaa, T5o ta aickd.
Don't Mistake the
WaOa ta-er aa
Grand Holiday H&mcio::J CIc
Bacta their Holiday Sale of Ladiae,
Owata and Childrwn'a Raalkan-atalw-
Wa ahow the lanraat (met at or a- ta tha
city. wTwrrthing dipUrd tnfnU Mr.
a vaa rnaapwST to Ul ooat grsdaa
Bar aarlr win la the aaaortmmt la mat-
Lad las and ChlMmi'Kal'it kenUn to
Lallea' cotorad bordeia- 2c
Gwata' large aizaeord adga &e
Ladiaa'ailUaea. ft.O.7 aa48c
Imltatiow Japanasa . .. &o
Owou' colored bordera, large alrea,
8. 10 and laewnta.
Orwat vartetw car Ladtea'. OwaU aad
I waa. v a. a. .
vauareat u oeoar graoea.
Ladlaa aad Ovnts" initial, all Itaaa. ItAa
ArOelwa of aU'.tty aro bwlng aaora
and mora aoxbt after for
Wa hewn wothlnar tt rjnnvi,.
aoToya. We can aarra me arati !.
Bock Tl and. 111. nolo.
CLEtlAlJtJ & SM-' MHI.
What Would be a Useful Chri$!rr.i$ Fnttr.t:
Nos. 1525 and 1527 Second Avenue,
And No. 16 Mi 128 Slxtrwaill 8Utwt, I
. COCX ISlAalflD.
ANDERSON COUNTY SOURMASH
$2.50 Per Gallon.
KOI1N & ADLER,
RmoTe4 to SI 9 8TeatMiitii Street
----- L. Jill
TO REDUCE STOCK
A Chance You Can't Afford to Miss. '
V ara oSarlnc unpreocOe&tml raoa la
Inrlodinx all of oar magnificent avortin-at f cnuloa
Uata aol Bonneis
AT VERY LOW PRICES.
nnc d nncrnnrini-Tr'
lllllaj. l UlllmlmlJULJUIaal
1704 SECOND AVENUE.
tscoaroaurKs caoaa rag ran efAT. law.
Rock Island Savings Bank,
EOCK ISLAJfD, ILL.,
Opea aaU; bawj a.avaa.Bv.aa4 Sataili1 ialn. tea T te S eYhKS
rtva pr oamt tntrwt paid oa Deposits. Mamj loaaad cms rwraoaal. Oa4
laXaral. or Raal Eatata Bwoarttj
t. r. Brrnouia. rw. r c DcxtXAxa. vaw-rw. l. bl arrvaux, Oaaatai.
f.UMkraeel. B r.Bira ISa. W C Xtaaii JakatwWar C. W. Lraaw.
. i-. avnaawa. U aaa-r, B awa. A. at. SWiweA.
KA-NN & HUCKSTAEDT.
No. 1811 aa4 1911 Beaxavd aveaar,
Tke LaaSna ea aqrWa aaS arawa la
OIL CLOTHS, SHADES, DRAPERY, Etc.
The Largest Line
f.Zi rC Jk Avaaaa,
i t-5 c
Wo are axelaalwj
end or sad or Ja
waist avar offarad to-V pabUav Va
alao aaU taa loiiowrtag lTf ar aad arall
kitowa oorwvts. J
"TarawTa 1Taaaw Tf W C. C, I an
rajwia aenav I -mm mtmm Cii i ml a aaaera.
Jat raw ae aaawtwaewaaf I
ajtw)aei aa4 ek aaMe.aa-ft).
A Ltviie. WriUos !-
A Lailiew Bookcase.
A Ladle' IX otic rabioei.
A Flo Sideboard. .
A F1d- Ontr Table.
A Fancy chair.
1 Fancy- ttoeker.
Attl man jr olbrr aiv and aae
tZ.-J C r 1
Y fwAetat ara
aawaew r. mmrx are
tha av. aot
t lend Earriaon Eta.