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THE ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, UEC.EMRER , 11 1891.
For a fine winter buit go to Gus ' Eng -lia.
O. H. Jewell returned to Chicago last
Gus EngHn, tie tuilor, for a nice over
coat. Seal, beaver and otter muffs at Ben
nettfs. Reduced prices on overcoats at Simon
Something new in driving and riding
gloves at Bennett".
Reduced prices on overcoats at Simon
The glove sali at Bennett's still coc
linues all this week.
D. A. Falkner, of Eldon. is in the city
en a visit to friends.
The fineet line of ladies' writing desks
at G. O. iluckstaedl's.
Trees and tree ornaments a fine lot to
select from, at Krcll & Math's.
Buy your friend a box of cigars for
Christmas at Louis Glnekhofl's.
Hand-painted Curistmas cards the
nicest line in the city, at Trefz fc Co's.
B. Birkenfeld is tellinsr bis entire
stock of toys and fancy good below
cost. Simon A Mosenfelder's reduced prices
on overcoats make it worth your while to
You wi!! find the finest line of uphol
stored chairs in the city at G. O. Huck
staedt's. Wanted A competent girl in small
family, at ?;$0 Nineteenth street. Mrs.
S S. G'jyer.
The finest line of smokers' articles in
the city for Ciristmns can be seen at
Anyoneknowing A. Ordin or hU ad
drees will do well by addressing "T,"
care of this offi.'e.
Anyone contemplating buying an over
coat shou!d ixitniue Simoa it Moser
felder's reduced prices.
C. L Miilhouse, of Peoria, a represent
tative of the Santa Fe road, us in Rock
Island yesterdny on business.
W. L. Chambeilin. of St. Joseph, Mo.,
is in the city with a view to locating in
the mercuntile business here.
Cll oa Gus Englin and leave your
order for a suit or overcoat, and iosure
good fit and workmanship.
Mrs. E J Skiles returned this morning
from a three bionths' visit to her sons a'
Atlantic and F&rrsgut. Iowa.
If y.m wish to give your friend some
thing nice for Cbristmaa get one of those
beautiful albums at V5 . Trefz & Co's.
15c Mclnt re Bros, will pell tbii I
evening two handsoms books for chil
dren at ha f price 15c each, from 7:30
A bright, bouncing boy arrived jesters
day moriiirg to gladden the home of
I'reeniHD Nye and wife on Fourteenth
street and Seventh avenue.
A nice a.'Strtment of new outs mixed
and selected Fioiida oranges, bananas,
dates, figs, malaga and cat aw b 4 grape?,
mixed candies, etc., at Long's.
An elegant line of meerschaum pipes
ai d cigar holders that would make a
nx Christmas present. See Louis Glock
h( ff's display before purchasing.
Do not delay, but pick out an over
coat now, while the assortment is the
laigeet, and. get the bentfic of reduced
pr ces at Simon & Mosenfelder's.
Passenger Agent Plummer, of the Rock
Islind road, is distributing the annual
calendar of the road. It is handsome, as
well as of convenient and useful size.
" Prices of overcoats cut all around.
They'd rather make the cut now and
clone out their cvercoa's, th in wait until
the season is over at Simon & Moscc
Frank Bodell created a disturbance at
Johnson's, the tailor, on Eighteenth
street last night and whs fined $5 and
coets by Mgistrte Wivi 1 tola for
bretch of the peace. t
W. Trefz & Co. have just received a
lot i f the finest bit que doll heads and
dolls complete in the three cities. It
will jay you to inspect their s'ock before
Tt is evenine Mclntire Bros, will sell
the Home P.cture Bjok" and "The
Easy Book" for 15 cents each, from 7:30
toS :i). A chance to get a a Christmas
book for children at half price.
Mrs Rose Philebar, who became vio
lently insane a few days ago, was ad
judge! insane in the county court this
afternoon and ordered committed to the
insane hospital at Jacksonville.
Paul du Chaillu, the French Ucturcr,
was greeted by a large audience at Mc
line la-.t night, Dut was obliged to post
pone his lecture until next Monday be
cause f his suffering with the grip.
And ew Greaser has made the best rtc
ord for English sptrrows heard of so far.
He reo ived the certificite for 101 from
City Cierk Koehler this morning, which
entitles him to an order on the county
treasurer for $2.02.
Just what we wanted John f chafer
has opeaed a fine restaurant and lunch
counter, where you can get a good lunch
or a firs.-class msal at ail hours. The
name of the place will the known as the
Opera House restaurabt, 1603 Second
The bridge portion ' of the Twenty
fourth street viduct extending over the
railroad tr cks was completed ihia morn
ing, and the removal of the false works
commenced. It is expected that the
raising of the slough bridge will be" begun
At yesterJiiy afternoon' session of the
board of supervisors thu salary of the
steward of the poor ftrn wa fixed at
$1,500 per year, and a resolution p-isecd
tht he he reques'pd to furoi-h his own
help. W. U. U. I) iw was rjeleo'ed for
the ensuing year. Nothing ele of im
portance was done yesterday, and today
has been devoted to hearing the reports
of the different committees nothing of
importance having come up .
Peter Cirlson, a young mtn who is
employed on the J. T. Brjwning farm on
Rock river, met with a serious mishap
while chopping wood on the farm jester
morning. He was at work undi r a tree.
His ax cauf ht on a low limb, nd the
blow was thus diverted so that the blade
struck bis right foot, almost severing it
in twain about an inch or so below the
instep. Dr. Swan Hins.?n attended him,
and hopes to save the foot. Carlson is
28 years o!d
Louis Z cckler was driving a horse
and cart belonging to J. S. Gilmore down
Second avenue at 11:20 this morning,
mn ai, ineieenen street a nog ran
under the torse's feet, and lie became
fractious, ad started to run. The
driver eojght to control him when li e
horse threw up h s hind logs and kicked
the cart to pieces, Z ieckle-r being thrown
out, and the horse at the san e time falK
ing on the pavement, and before he could
regain his reel he was caught. Zoeckler
suffered no injury. The horse bd hie
leg cut in falliug.
The E m street electric car will he imt
on in a day or two, and will run odIy to
theju-ction of Nineteenth and Serond
avenue during the winter, taking the
place of the two horse ctrs now in service.
Ia the spring two electric car will be put
on the line, running on down Second
avenue. Thus will vanish the last of the
horse cars In Rock Island. Supt. Sthnit
ger is getting some large cars in 6hape
for the horse car part of the bridge sys
tem Tney will be 14 Teet longaad very
similar to the motor cars.
The remains of the late John A. Boyer
will arrive from Los Angefes, California,
on Saturday morning over th5C..B &
Q. road, and will at on;e be conveyed to
the late home of deceased at the south j
endof Elm street, where tbey will remain '
until Sunday morning at 10 o'clock, when
they w ill be taken to the First Biptisl
church where the funeral servici s will be
cocducted by Rfv.C. E. Taylor. The
remains will then be takea in chatge by
Trio lodge No. 57, A. F. and A. M., of
which Mr. Eoye-r was a member, and
conveyed to their last resting place in
Chippiabock cemetery where he will be
buried with Masonic honors,
The street ctr committee of the city
council met in Mator Ficke's ( lil 'e yes
terday afternoon for the purpose of dis
cussing the ordinance that has been
drawn, and which will be submitted to
the ci y fathers this evening. Mr. LoutJ
erbaea having asked the privilt ge of ad
dressing the committee, was tnyen leave
10 express his views upon the measure,
and it is understood made the committee
a proposition wnicb he avers is iLe ulu
on, turn of tiis company. lie was asked
t put bis proposition in writing in order
that it might be euhmitted to the coun
cil, and will do so. This evening's
meeting miy therefore develop something
interesting in relation to the much
moo'en s reetcar question. Davenport
Chairman Finley this morning fined
the Rock Island $256 30 for the sale of
to tickets reading from Chicago to Den
ver at $26 each. It appears from the
testimony in the case that the icketP
were bought of a scalper and made out
w th excessive limits at a cut rate. The
lWk Island showed that the tickets
were issued under contract with a pub
lisher named Seaman, and on the latter's
order. The full amoun' chirtred for the
ticket should have been $53 80 instead of
S52 On the showing made. Chairman
Fiu'ev fined .1 e Rock Island OOfi.rd' ine
a brokerage business, and f 56 30 the tnriT
rate for the two tickets. The Reck Isl
and will appeal the fine U arbitration.
Chicago Evening Press.
FMl-rtion of Railway Kmilnyn.
ST. 1a is, Deo. lfi. A moetiiiK was held
yesterday at which were pri-Miit rcjre-e-nuitie-s
of nearly all the unions of rail.'
way employes in tl.e country. The object
w as to con-iiler the federation of all these
unions. A circular will 1m- issued asking
that the grand officers (.f these unions at
tend ft meet ing in this city on Feb. 1 to
decide the matter finally. A visitor, at
the niectini; was (iraiul Chief A. J. Thurs
ton, of the Railway Telegraphers, who
asked for moral ami financial supjioit in
the strike of telegraphers on the Southern
and Atlantic and Pacific railways.
When loi kini for Xinas g;ft, con't
fail to Etop iu at
aLd inspect his line of.holul.y goods
which is always the largest and best in
the city. While some competitors blow
and bluster, bear in mind that J. Knmser
never mi.-leads the public by sensational
advertisements, but has the goods, bo'h
in quantity, quality and endless variety
to show the public at prices that are r;"bt.
and pi-zz'e competitors. His line of gold
spectacles and optical goods is immense.
Clocks in endless varieties; solid silver
and plated ware in innumerille stl s
and designs; more fancy stone rings timu
all the other stocks in the city put to
gether. His Ftock of diamonds, com.
prising rings, pendants and brooches, is
unsurpissable. His line of watches, in
cluding diamond studel, fancv var
ieeaied. raised gold, ornamented 8n.l
plain. H THE LARGEST IN' THE
THHEE CITIES. Gail and be con
vinced. Remember the place,
1827'Second Avenue, Rock Island.
It is seldom that a woman's curiosity
leads her to the lnorgne, but during the
pat week there have bt-en quite a num
ber there. Among them were two ladies
that looked at the body of the then un
known floater who was found in the
river at iSiHlamsville.
'Do yon know him?" ake'd Superin
"No." replied one of tho ladies hesi
tatingly, -but 1 think I know his mother. "
Annual Clearance Sale,
lit-tw en now and the first of
the year we shall follow our an
nual custom of closinpr out our
ftock as c'ose as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thinking of purchasinc: a
piano or organ will certainly
save money und do well by rali
iug on I). Hoy Bowlby, 176
"Vcond avtnue, Kock Island.
We guarantee prices and t-rnjs
to suit those who wish to buy
fur hoi day pr-sents. We sti 1
handle the o:d reliable HalJet
fc Davis and Eni-rson pianos,
which our house- has handled
continuously for 30 years th it
alcne will recommend and our
New Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call and pet prices: no tumble
to ehow goods. re have on
hand a few good upright pianos
which have been rented or 6old
for concerts. We positively
guarantee to make prices on
second hand instrnmantc tint
will sell them to anyone who
wacts a piano; we don t pro
nose to carrv nver th tirar rvf
January anything second-band.
Will sell on easy payments;,
call early and get your choice
On Sale at
On the DolU
SAM ARXDT, Manass
172S Second avenue.
All orders proTr,;.t:v s::T.,!td:o. Cbf
cos r H"-r.-ir
I" Loave ou'.erf v. R. T:cMn.u'i El-.J
euopuD ji&rKei squsrt
Carry the lews, a JOY to I
We Must Unload Our Large Stock of
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Dining- and Parlor Tables,
Antique oak high back dining chairs, cane seat rockers, easy
chairs, fancy upholstered rockers, lounges and couches, carpets,
rugs and table covers, a nice assortment; matresses, bedding
r 'blankets and comforters, carpet sweepers, useful and ornamental
c"w -1-1 Mil , iWbbwiiwj i.'wa'.
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' Albums,1 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,
aadJ3mioyj).UieiiusefuLand appropriate Holiday Gifts.
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uP?n evenings till 9 o'clock; Saturdays till 10.
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