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THE AHQUE; TUESDAY. DEC EMI3EI , lo 1891.
ff When looking for Xnas gifts, don't
fail to stop in at ;
and inspect bis line of holid-iy goods
which is always the largest and best in
.the city. While some competitors blow
and bluster, bear in mind that J. Ramser
never misleads the public by sensational
advertisements, but has the Roods, both
in quantity, quality and endless variety
to how the public at prices that are right,
and puzz'e competitors. His line of gold
spectacles and optical goods is immense.
Clocks in endless varieties; solid silver
and plated ware in innumerable stjles
and designs; more fancy stone rings than
all the Cher stocks in the city put to
gether. His stock of diamonds, com-,
prising rings, pendants and brooches, is
unsurpassable. His line of watches, in
cluding d.amond studed. fancy var
iegated, raised gMd. ornamented and
plain, H THE LARGEST IS THE
THREE CITIES. Call and be con
vinced. Remember the place,
1827 Second Avenue, Rock Island
Annual Clearance Sale.
Betw.en now and the first of
tne year we shall follow our an
nuat custom of closing out our
stocK as c ose as possible be
fore the first of January, ny
one thinking of purchasing a
piano or organ will certainly
save money and do well by call
ing on D. Roy Bowlby, 1726
second avenue, Kock Island.
We guarantee prites and trms
to suit those who wish to buv
M 1 1 - 1 .
ior nonaay presents. We still
handle the old reliable Hallet
& Davis and Emerson pianos,
which our house has handled
continuously for 30 years that
alone will recommend and our
New Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call and get prices: no trouble
to show goods. We have on
hand a few good upright pianos
which have been rented or so.'d
for concerts. We positively
guarantee to make prices on
second hand instruments that
will sell them to anyone who
wants a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the first of
January anything second-hand.
TT a la
win sen on easy payments;
call early and get your choice
13. Rov I3ovlbv.
8pecial glove sale at Bennett's.
Christ nss candies at Krell & Math's.
Remi t iber the great glove sale at Ben
Pearls set up in any style settings, at J.
Take a look at the nobby suitings at
Cuckoo and other mechanical clocks at
Get a basket filled with nice candy for
10c at Krell & Math's.
F. W. 3ird. of Clinton, is in the city
on a short visit to friends.,
Girl wanted for general house work.
Address (J., care ot this office.
Fred Khn has accepted a position as
salesman with Cieraann & Silzuann.
Have you teen those suitings at Dix
on's. Tn. y are beauties. Call and see
See the best selected, as well as the
largest stock of diamonds, at J. Ram
Mixta nuts ana mixea cindies till you
can't rest, at Krell & Mth's,nd at such
The Harper house pharmacy has an
elegant lite of Sterling silver pjeket
books che p.
Street Superintendent BlaiaJell had his
forces out cleaning the pavement today.
Good sctier le captain.
John Co-coran ana wife and little sor,
Roy, who have been visiting here the
past few drs, returned to their home in
McCabe Bros, are selling all standard
books cheacr than they have ever before
been knowc ia this section.
Tickets n imbered 600 and 601 of Lec
ture association have been lost and will
not be honored unless returned to the
owner, Miss Avis Atkioson.
Te conditions of Ex -Mayor Henry
Carse and Dr. G. L. Evster are improved
today. Both have been critically ill,
and all wi'.l njoice to know of
change for trie better.
The Twin City Ix company and
Mississippi Ice company, whose
houses in V'atertown are located very
near together, are putting in new steam
equipment fir convenience in packing
their house. Another large house ia
also being built.
Builders disiritg to bid for the con
struction of the new store building of J.
H. C. Petersen' Sons, Divenport, Iowa,
will please call at the offl;e of F. G
Claussen, anhilect, where plans and
specifications are now reaiy. Respect
fully. J. H. C. Petersen's Sons.
McCabe Bros. re all ready for the
open evening programme tonight at 7
o'clock child' s great big books at at 13
There is nothing mr9 appropriate for
a nice Christmas present than a pair of
solid gold spectacles. The Harper house
pharmacy guarantees a perfect fit, eyes
examined free of charge.
Maivin Beardesley, who his ben ill
for a week with the ittijeDZi, is again
able to be about. Capt. Beardsley is
himself feeling anything bui well, having
been suffering with the Bime malady.
Otto Fchar.nann. residing near the
RiHik Island & Peoria tracks in South
Rock Island, had two acres . of corn
burned last October, which it is supposed
was set on fire by a spark from a passing
engine. Mr. Scbarmann placed the
matter in the hands of Magistrate Wivill
and the latter received yesterday from
Superintendent Sudlow $37.44 in pay
mnt for the corn burned, which is at the
rate of 35 cents per bushel for 67 bushels,
and $2 for the fodder, which is a very
good figure considering that it was not
necessary to harvest the crop.
Frederick Hiraim, gnu of Andrew
Herman and wife, died at his paren s'
home, 2929 Tnirteenth avenue.f at 5
o'clock this m ining of heart failure,
asted 17 years. He had been ill nearly a
year, but his death was somewhat sudden
as his condition was not thought to be
so serious. He was a young sn,n of ex
emplary habits and his divh will be sin
cerely regretted by a large circle of
friends. The furneral will occur from
the late home Thursday afternoon at 2
o'clock with interment at Chippianock
n.V. A. An liary.
An enthusiastic meeting of Udies ia
terested in the Y. M. C. A. was held at
the association building yeUerday after
noon, and resulted in theorganizUion of
a "Lidies Auxdiary." Mrs. C. A. R-se
whs elected president, Mrs. Dr. Kin yon,
yice president; Miss Mary Welsh, secre
tary, and Mis Lilie Phill.o, tretsurer
The ladies will assist the reception com
miuee of the association in keeping New
Years day. The organization starts with
26 memo's and every promise of success.
" Daagb.e. :i,ife
Was saved by Hood's Srsapirilla," says
Mr. B B. Jones, of Alna, Main. "Sbe
had seven running sores in different
places on her body, but on giving her
Hood's Sarsapsrilla there wss a marked
imDroveruent and now she is well, strong
Hood's Pills cure Constipation bv re
storing the peristaltic action of the ali
mentary cannl. Thev are the best fm
On Sale at
On the Dollar.
SAM ARNDT, Manager.
1728 Second avenue.
C N TIRE
Handkerchiefs for ladies.
Handkerchiefs for gents.
Handkerchiefs for every
Silk handkerchiefs, 2c.
Gents' large white hanker
Immense assortment of
1c, 3c, 4c and 5c.
Express and Moving.
All orders pmnit!y attended to. Char-
9 Leave order at H. Trcnaman's Barnes
ttaopon Market tqoare
A handsome variety in
silk and wool. Attend
this handkerchief sale and
I ' II
Ladies' black mohair skirt;
Ladies black satin kiru
Ladies' wool skirts.
Table sets, linen.
And hundreds of
"Rock Tsln-nd. Illinois.
We Must Unload Our Large Stock of
w-tvi Welti, vio, wujuuai uo,
Dining and Parlor Tables.
Antique oak high back dining chairs, cane seat rockers, easy
rhairs. fanr.v nnhnl.stprpfl rnrVprc; Innno-pc: anH pipliac Pimnir
j . - - .wMiiw vuuv,iiv,o, vai utio, fr 8
duu tctuic luvcis, ct nice abbui uiieiii; maixesses, Deaciino: gggs
blankets and comforters, carpet sweepers, useful and ornamental; i
Albums, lamps, comb and brush sets, smoking and shaving . sets, clocks and silver-plated ware,
pictures and easels at prices sure to please; ladies desks, book cases, library cases, music cabinets,
and mmy other useful and appropriate Holiday Gifts.
CASH dR CREDIT; AT CASH PRICES.
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Telephone Xo. 121:
Saturdays till 10.