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Rock Island Daily Argu
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 87.
KOCK ISLAM), THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1S01.
J Siagle Cosies ft reals.
I Wees. ItH Ceats,
A CCOD TURN.
January has certainly been a big month with the LondonFar beyond
our expectations. Almost all our Overcoats, Heavy
Suits and Heavy Underwear are gone.
Good Goods at Low Prices is What Talks at
After our successful "January Sacrifice Sale" we find broken lots and
sizes left in each department
Bonnfl to Hate a CL
We will inaugurate the Greatest Clean Sweep Sale ever Known or Heard of.
This Great Sweep Sale begins SATURDAY MORNING, JAN. 24, and will last but a few
days only, as goods at these prices are bound to be gobbled up.
COME AND GET OUR PRICES.
The People's Great
of all Odds and Ends.
It Cot illo. Tar ntr-tiro liUiri, Ut It
Was AW Uijht.
Tl!t r come nl.r ; to my place about
year ago," nu3 a Wayne county fanner
m the market yet-tcrday, and intro
duced him-lf an an agent for a look to
be publi.-Lcd ia auo't two months. It
waa a Mirt of pitr.eer hirtory of hi
?an, anl be wa?:!-d to pot in i"iy wood
cut and write cp ir.v birtorr."
"Well. I didn't can much about it.
y on know, but as Li txnna were low I
kinder thought it might be all right.
The ol 1 woman got T.to the scheme and
the w.trtej h-r ictnr in."
Y."ail. the l.y K-.id it would look
f ir'-n ::-n t l-ave ti-m ont. and fo I
1 i -1 to put the f.ve of c in. Filler
wii.l l.-'d group u, yn know. I was to
jo in the tai l !1. with th old woman
iid tlit lxiya ki.id'-r wobbling around in
a cr -If."
"FflW f taid ail day. took down some
note, and carried off f2- an 1 ujr pict
'And von have ut been Lini woct?"
"Nor received the book?"
"lie murt Lave been a fracd."
"Sot a doubt of it, but Tm kinder
plad of it. after all. He halnt bwn
troTie an bror wben Bill N-gnn saying aa
how his pirtur wu to look the peartest,
and thm three boys fit alout it for a
bull month. Then the o!e woman got
an iI.vi that her jnctnr" orter ls in the
l::M:- in:al of mine, and fur fdx
w-k wt- never FjK,k- a worL Then
our two tayl.nr jr.t .Iowa o;i us 'cause
th? .v-i.t ls.ln't cull en tb-:n. and in
rn way a:i l another we hev bin mnd
mw-raM-. If the lx.k had cum a!on
thvr-M Lev I in no hohlia any of n.i."
-Dut it won't coine."
1 .Ti-h not. lL".r.ruMt the feller
an n:nd Lr f.m day. tnd if I do I i-hall
wall; cp to him ana tuy:
'Put Vr thar. yocnjf man! You are
fC-" ahead, but by !wiij.;iin me yon ber
kivM the hull darned f anily from t haw
in each other into t punter!" Detroit
Too Much for Him.
There are pome who iuit that the
rtf-ry cow lein? tol l alnt a prcminect
real estate man is nt trtie. llei.ple
who are r;ioniW y that his hou.ne
wasvi-iv-l by burlars :..e time ago.
Chi witeJ .-ti.le while t!ie other wett
in to d the w.rk. Ire-:jty the active
cperat.-r appeared with mch an air of
djctin tiiut the.. i her wa inovtl to
infiuir: -What is the matter. Lil
Wa.-n"t th're aLythintf worth while iu-tid:-'
-Oh. ye." -I;.lnt y..u get any
of ill" -So; I ua t buy." Th-n
affr a l..:i- jrni- I... fAil earnestly:
".Sty. .Tim. 1-: me m '1 .,u a half iutere-t
in a 7- tract, f r.4;nrlln pro;rtv,
wiU y, u?"' Vahiu-.ou IVt.
fV-c r-:L-r. I want to !ri v..- to Dlank'i
Com rs this afu-rii--jn. 1)j you tut-d
Fath.-r My Km. . jr. t to TlankV CV.r
iin and hru.k ia time f r Mij.;-r will re
quire very Lard driving. I think it will
be wiitr to Lire a livery bore (iood
Jobn Campbell ifbairp. afterward Ifind
pai ibairt. meet tin to IlIIj .
Oxford, with a Hix.dk body wrll trained
v aiuieiic jion, and a airoog t
teliert well train) ln ..
JJ waa reoled to aunxed a a mchoX
ar. and worked bard for a muMh
fOMOK all inritalinoa La . nrl
Play Lis taront pme of cricket, thoak
tbethndof tb ball on I be bat made Lia
nean beat madly.
But the lomribro of t ! - e,-.. r.rM,.t..
the muoclea. r roved too tuut b fr Li in. H
uirea a bon one day and rude to a LuoL
The neat day tLere a tap at bi door,
and oton rtiinif it L f...n..i ........
aide tbec Lief of tLe atLlctic clubatUai
UoL jolly, friendly frIlo . wrU bora and
"We Leard " iJ
laar. "tbat we alojuld v.it )..
bere wbo came in ISrt at tbe bant yeater-T-
As K"od a bit of ridibf a ertr I
hbain eax-r-rlr v -lr..T..4 i.v
Tber waa a trcemaaoorT
tbem. TLer loved Loam
Kolf. LuDtiair. ao did be. la a few dar
they were Lia friends and intimate com
panion. JlisMrocs bodyaaMTted iUelf.
Wty not row. ride. ait. 1 .
et. eejoy li.'et JLa booka bejtaa to rrow
wumj vu ue aoejtea.
One dav be waa fclrT.l un 1 1. . t
one cf tbe M-niora LtM.wa a a 11-;,
.l.im.t.. I .
"There ta a rumor," ne aaid. "that a
fnadnnan to IUIIm bad a o7,,.f k'....
v. (iluj urrmn wL.ru be u Iran
Utinc Are yon tbe man"
fc" bairn modestly oleadrd i-i.iJ. .1 -
aeajora walked Lome with Lim. Oennaa
fluloaopliv w l-u an 1
region to l.nUh atbolar S(..i-.
knowledge of it mad b:m at once a boa
ia Lis co.W.- am&nr il . A -
They gaibered around Liut. He c4r t,
fci paru and devoted hirnai-lf to LU booka
witb freb aeaL
TLe world knoa-aiL r-...)t -i . i.
to Kat.!," Le aaa wont to uf. "iLat I am
sot a goiirr, aod do mure."
And this, in a wtikr. ra n-i
U, ' - "lira
CUo to otUUV O-rn.iin t. . i-
be Uid the foui.dtioo f. r lUr Izit-r "mnd
M-ni. on wbivli aer?T.o(l to ! lji:t
future ue. YouiL'a Cctn-joi
He I I plat Mil.
At riiin. IiIl. a I'.ri . . i
ientd on tLe grosnd tl.at "be was a tuer
cbaat and never aiiiertJvt u. . w j
that Le didn't care to do mora Lakineaa
than to Ju payetn-, and the cbal--eeffe
didn't co IXlro!i Free Preea.
Oa a Ttemlkr T.
rt . . . ' ww aoei UPB.
Feck Uke married tif.f -ri.
i ' ;
Via, a KttPvl
be Ukea it accord irj to dirtctioM."