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MONDAY. NOVEMBER 30, 1891.
T'TTl?. A KfilTS;
is Yffil TIL-
Until Dec. 5th, inclusive, ;
YOU CAN HA.V3 FREE
A 'woven wire spring with any bedroom suit
Purchased at 20 to 30 Dollars.
A woven wire spring and an A 1 excelsior cotton
top mattress FREE with any bedroom set sold
at from 2 to 60 Dollars.
YOUR CHOICE of a handsome parlor lamp or
a fine parlor table FREE with ny parlor suit pur
. chased on or before Dec. 5th, price not to exceed
10 per cent value of suit purchased. Lounges,
couches, easy chairs, rocking chairs, dining and
bedroom chairs. My assortment is complete in
in price and quality. Carpets, curtains, rugs and
011 cloths. You are sure to buy if you see my
stock. Side boards and extension tables all prices.
COOKING and HEATING STOVES
are going fast; quality and price occasions the
rush. We give you bargains in every department
to make room for Holiday Goods.
Cash or Credit; No Extra Charge.
0,)cn every i'.vcnin.
CHAS. A. MECK.
322 Brady Street, Davenport, la.
, until 8 :00 o'clock, and Saturdays until 10:0(1.
rrZ5.L2.i' ..... l.r-M a
AGENCY FOR THE
Office and Shop J!9 Eihtff mh Street. Telephone 11
CHAS. ". YEKBURY, Manacer.
STEAM and HOT WATER
Rock Island, 111.
J. B. ZIMMER,
-THB WELL KNOTS N-
Star Block, Opposite Hakper House.
baa pnrchwed for the
Fall and Winter of 1891-2,
A, larger and finer stock than eT.r. Thcae pooda will arrive 1 3 a few day. Wait and ace them.
J rimirk. of ChlcaSTO. 1b Jn the
K press the bittton,
we do the rest."
C. D. Bennett, of Miian, leave
Whatcom, Washington, this evening.
George Obermeyer. of Casey. Iowa, Is
visiting at the residence of J. D. Taylor.
Miss Lillie Glelm, of Joliet, is a Dav
enport visitor; the guest of Miss tannic
Kiser. Davenport Democrat.
Cheap Loans By the Rock Island
Building, Loan and Savings association
at the meeting Tuesday evening Dec. 1.
The tS.OOO appropriated bv the last
congress for the dredging of Port Byron
harbor has been expended, but the work
is not done. Hon. B. T. Cable is trying
to have the appropriation increased so
that the work may be finished and the bar
that has cut the place off from tne river
removed. Davenport Democrat.
The Merchan ts' Electric Light company
experienced some difficulty in keeping its
lights burning in Rock Island last night
ra conseouence to the adjustment of a
new pulley to the main shaft to be used
in Dronelline the generator, which is ex
pected in a few days.
J. J. Richardson, of Davenport, left
for the east Saturday evening. After
making calls at New York and Philadel
phia, he will reach Washington in lime to
attend the opening of congress Dec. 7,
and the meeting of the executive commit
tee of the national damocratic committee
the following day.
The Walcott farmers who demanded
damages from the Postal Telegraph Cable
company because it bad trespassed on
their fields with its posts in its line from
Davenport west to D.ts Moines, have re
ceived awards by the appraisers. The
amounts allowed them, in all case, were
less than the company offered.
hs Aid. llliam tiray and wile Ic-ir
Chicago, their future home, Stturday
night. William Gray, Jr., and Misses
Nellie and Mamie Gray arc already in
Chicago, Mr. Gray has been a citizen of
Rock Island since 1S70. and during his
residence here has won many friends, the
best wishes of whom will be intermingled
with their regrets at his departure.
It will be remembered thai when Mr
Hooper of the Dubuque Brass works visit
ed Rock Island with a view of bringing his
industry to this city he s'.ated that the
works had failed in Dubuque through the
dishonesty of its manager, O.F Hodges.
Now comes the Telegraph with the news
of Mr. Hodges' arrest in Minneapolis by
the sheriff of Dubuque county, on the
charge of adultery preferred by his wife,
the codefendanl to the charge being
Miss Josie Hocbensteiner, who, was cm
ployed by Mr. Hodges white conducting
the brass works. The crime was com
mitted in Dubuque, and the Telegraph
says: "He ts good for a long term ia the
penitentiary and the Dubuque Brass and
Metal company may want a whack at
him when be finishes serving time for the
offense of which he is now charged."
Quite a large number of young men at
tended the meeting at the . M . C. A.
yesterday afternoon for the purpose cf
listening to an address on "Personal Pur
ity," by General Secretary Blakeslee- A
great deal of interest was manifested in
the service. Mr. Blakeslee describtd
some of the many evils of the day which
are drapging young men down to ruin;
also giving illustrations showing the re
suits of intemperance, licentiousness, in
decent language and other evils. Music
was furnished by a male quar ctte, and
Mr. Woodyatt accompanied with the cor
net. cxt Sunday wnl be devoted to a
meeting for railroad men. Addresses
will be g'.ven by railroad men, and all of
ficers and employes of the several roads
are invited to attend. A special pro
gramme will be prepared for the occa
Vnrk where he Blared lor xj weeas
A v a -
without a break, a record which
has never been equaled by a foreign alar.
Then he visited Chicago and established
himself as a moBt pronounced faveii'e
there at once Folio ing this he visited
Boston, repeating his Chicago experience.
Since that liae the praise that has been
headed on him in the newspapers ard
mag'Zint'S has been most unusual, and
what is more remarkable, he appears to
deserve all of it. Just now he is making
his second tour which will carry bim ae
far west as 'Frisco. He has but recently
closed a four weeks' engagement in Chi
cago where the public was so anxious 10
see bis performances that not only wes
standing room the order, but the mu&K
clans were forced to give up their box.
Echoes of all this end bis triumphs in
Washington, : biladelpbia and Pittsburg
have reached us and now we are to have
It Ruined Boiling Water.
W. S. Barton, a well known ruining man
and prospector, has returned to San Ber
nardino from an exploration of the famous
Death valley. He slates that of a sudden
one of the memlers of the party became
Insane. In the trip south Barton stopped
at Ibex, on tne edge of Death valley.
Here at midnight the thermometer stood
at WSdegs. Over the valley, and by this
is meant Death valley, at 7 p. tn., there
occurred a remarkable phenomenon. Two
clouds, one fram the e.int and one from
the west, met. An electric storm followed,
the like of whicb has never been seen by
living man, and for an hour the blaze was
Then following the electric storm came
a fall of boiling hot rain. This lasted for
about ten minutes. The parties in camp
were actually forced to cover themselves.
over in order to protect their bodies from
the scalding water. The thunder was
FoiuethinR that no artillery force on the
fnce of the earth, no matter bow great,
could equal. Toronto World.
No Itell I'unc-hea Abroad.
The bell punch and the dial register are
alike unknown on European tramways.
Each p.-iveiiser upon paying his fare 1b
usually given a receipt in the form of a
printed hlip, upon which is punched the
amount collected and the distance over
which the passenger ia entitled to be car
ried. These slips are to le preserved dur
ing the ride and presented for inspection
whenever demanded, and they are not in
frequently demanded by the spotters who
are employed to keep a check upon the
conductors. There is no secrecy about the
spotter's work. He enters the car in full
uniform, requests the passengers to show
their receipts, writes down the conductor's
number and the amount of the fares col
lected and departs amid tlw uncompli
mentary remarks of the traveling public.
The spotters seem to be equally despised
wherever they ply their vocation. Cor.
IS WATERPROOF, 1
A HANDSOME POLISH. I
6 LEATHER PRESERVER, f
O BRUSHING REQUIRED. J
Ued by men, women and children.
Wit ilariin. yam coach tsnt drj ret. Ih.TeJcs
painted it with
Looka like a new coach, don't it baby f
A 10c. Bottle will paint a Babjr Coach.
A 2Sc Bottle a Bed Room Salt.
WOLFF RANDOLPH. Philadelphia.
GEO. P. STAUDUHAR,
Plans and .nperintenderce for all dure cf
Rooms 53 and 35, Mit'lie 1 & Lynde building
TAKE ELEVATOB .
Express and Moving.
All order, promptly attended to. fhar
KVLeave order at it. Trenaman'e Liarcepp
.nop on Market eqoare.
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Mitchell & Lyndt's Block, Room
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No Peddlers Supplied.
(OK VOU CA DO IT YOURSELF.) StnJ cr Ca.ticUt.
THE EASTMAN COMPANY. Rochester, N. Y.
Telephone 1098. 231 Twentieth street.
B. F. THOMAS 8c CO.,
Elm Street Meal; Market
All kinds of FreBb and Salt Meats alw ays on hand. Game,
Fish and Oysters In the 3eason.
Reynolds' Block, Moiink Ave., FOOT OF ELM ST.
ANDERSON COUNTY SOURMASH
$2.50 Per Galloi.
Semoved to 219 Seventeenth Street
Tonight at Uarper's theatre Miss Lottie
Williams will appear as "Rags" tn '"New
York. Dav by Day." The New Orleans
Picayune says of the production:
Lottie Williams and her excellent com
pany opened at this house last evening
to an immense audience. The house was
literally packed to witness the melo
drama, "ew lork Day by Day." Of
the entire performance too much cannot
oe saia in us praise, Biifs w:inams as
'Kacs, the Messenger Boy," a typical
iSew lors street gtor.n, was true to na
ture. Her singing, dancing and acting
were artistic in every respect. She was
ably supported by the company, and the
comedy clement kept the audience in
roar of laughter. The Battery in 1858,
the Fourth Ward, the Burning Boat, and
Uarlem bruise in a snow storm, were
realislic pictures. Tbe incidents and
episodes are of a pleasing character, both
amusing and attractive.
At the Iiurtis, Davenport, tomorrow
night the great Eoglish actor, E. 8. Wil
lard will appear in "The Middlemao
Mr. Wiilards fame though spreading
rapidly, is comparatively new in those
cities as yet un visited. When Henrv
Iryingpaid us bis first visit Mr. Willard
was a itock actor in London. Since that
time the younger artist hag climbed the
ladder of fame in his own land and has
placed himself at Mr. Irviug's elbow in
the world of dramatic- art. Three years
ago he took a theatre and placed himself
at the bead of a strong producing com
puny. Tie immediately attracted wide at
tention and A. M. Palmer, who saw his
work, began negotiation! with him for an
American tour. After some time this
was arranged and lest season he
appeared at Palmer's theatre, New
Saelltd nuts of all kinds at Krell fc
Call on E. B. McKown for hard wood
and soft col!. Telephone 1.198.
Pecan ice and hickory nut ice at Krell
Maths. Stop in and cct a slice.
Lemon, mint, wintergreen and maple
patties put up in one half pound boxes at
Krell & Math s.
For Sale The house now occur ied by
it l. MacK, UtJj ninetcer.tn street, at a
bargun and on easy terms if sold by Feb.
1, 1S93. J. V. Taylor.
If you are going to have your friends
dine with you on Thanksgiving day. have '
some'.bing extra nee by way of ice cream.
We can give you a brick, melon, pyramid
or a dozen individual ice creams tn tn
flavor and extra fine. Rembcmber and
ordrr catly of Krell Math.
For Sile A desirable piece of resl
dence property situated at 1919 Fourth
avenue. Two story brick house, good
cellar, good pantry, closets, sewer con
nections, well and cistern, large barn and
other out buildings in good repair. En
quire of Adam Scbaab on premises.
State of Onio, City of Toi.edu. .
Lucas County. ( 83
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he is
tbe senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business in the city
of Toledo, county and state aforesaid. and
that said firm will pay the sum of one
hundred dollars for each and everv rase
of catarrh that cannot be cured by the
use of Hall s Catarrh Cure.
Frank J. Cheney.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence, this 6th day of December,
A. D.. 1886.
( 1 A. W. Gleason,
seal Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
and acts directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces of tbe system. Send
for testimonials, free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Props., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, 75c.
DAVIS & CO.,
Heating and Ventilating Engineers,
Gas and Steam Fitting,
complete line of Tipe. Brass GoihIs, Packing Hose,
Fire Brick, Etc. Largest and best equipped
establishment west cf Chicago.
DAVIS BLOCK, Moline, 111.
1712 First Ave.. Rock Island.
Telephone 11 4 S-
Residence Telephone 1 16P-
The Art Garland
Ficc Flajisg Ca'di.
bend ten (10) cenis in stamps or coin
to John Sebastian, general ticket and
passeneer agent. Chicago, Rock Island
& Pacific railway. Chicago, 111., for a
pack of the latest, smoothest, slickest
playing cards you ever saw. Just the
thine for high five parties. For a 50c
postal Bote will send you fire packs.
. The Rock Island
Is the best medium throueh
which to reach the country trade.
Advertisers should have their
announcements ready by Thurs
day morning to insure insertion
in the current week's Issue.
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has stood the test of time, and has proven itself
to be the Prince of Base Burners. It you are in
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and examine the merits of the Art Garland; iti
sold with a positive guarantee that it lias no equal.
The Riverside Oak
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It will keep fire all night.
It has a large ash pan.
' It has heavy steel body.
It is guaranteed in every respect.
Gall and examine our immense line of Stoe
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