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THE AltGUS. Til U KS DAY, I EC EMBER ; i 1U.
Frincess tea at Maj's.
Holiday slippers the Boston. t
Etr rings at Will R. JobDsun'a.
Sutjar 28 pounds for at Weckel's.
Charuia and pins at Will R. Johnson's.
Forty sljles of opal rings at J. Ram
ser's. Diamond necklaces at Will R. Johnson's.
Fine dairy butter only 25 cents a pound
Choice mixed candy 7$3 per pound at
The new "Philadelphia" toe found at
Beat quality of jelly 5c per pound at
Fifty different stjles of Marquis riogs
at J. Rtmser's.
Pianos and Croats at manufacturers
prices at Bomlbj's.
Oat meal aod rolled oats 10 pounds for
25c at Wecktl's.
Attention, child ret! Fr'day morning.
9 o'clock, at McCabe's.
Buy ber a mandolin at Bowlby's. Noth
ing nicer for Christmas.
A perfect crush at McCabe Brot". last
night. Lookout for tonight.
New piano $10 per month at Bowlby's
Hang one on the Christmas tree.
Now is the time to select your Christ
inas presents at Adsms Wall Paper Co' s.
Christmas at Bennett's glove store
The largest variety of muffj in the three
A most appropriate Xmas gift is
birth-stone ring. Immense stock at J.
rnday night, 7 o'clock, Indies' black
hair muffi, 25j each, at McCabe Bros'
..iui.ee me grna display of opera
glasses and holders in the window at J.
Wanted A 1 waitresses. Continental
hotel, Chicago; wages $15 per month.
Apply by letter.
Py cailing at J. Rnmser's you wid see
nearly 1 000 solid finger rings of all de
scriptions. The Methodist ladies art' making great
preparations for a New Year's dinner at
tbe church parlors.
D .n't f,raet Bonnet: tbe glove man
when jou want something nice in the
way of a Christinas present.
The m robin's are all ready for tbe
holiday rush, and are experiencing quite
a touch ot it already .
The Rock Island Traveling Men's as
sociaticn meets at the Harper Saturday
night in recular monthly session.
B-idge travel yesterdiy amounted to:
Foot North, 725; south. 714; total,
143S. Teams North, 204; south, 109;
K-tep your eye on the clock. This
evening at 7 M-Cibe Bros, sell men's
cashmere ruu HI irs at 9 cents and silk Teck
scarls for 7 cents apiece.
Among the handsoae windows to be
notked nowadays, the Boston shoe store
defet ?es special mention, as the display
of fine slippers for evening wear is ex
The greatest handkerchiefs of tbe sea
son at McCabe Bros. Men's large white
silk embroidered initial handkerchiefs
87c, mmense bargain; only five best let
ters 1 -ft. C me soon.
Woody all's music house is giving away
a son with the notes composed by A. C.
Wooclyatt, and called the "Christmas
Lullaby," which is much to the credit of
Mr. V'oodyait's talent as a composer.
A t eat and the same time always use
ful holiday souvenir is being distributed
with the compliments of D. Roy Bowlby.
It is made of celluloid and combines a
pocket memoranda.and calendar for 1892.
Put a pin inhere! Tonight at 7 o'clock
McCaie Bros. wll open a lot of men's
cashmere rai tilers at 9 cents and men's
s lk T;ck scarfs at 7 cents apiece; none
before. Open evenings.
Electrical Eogineer Fredericks, of the
Davenport & Hock liland company. Is
hurryi lg the re-wiring of the Elm street
line and connectitg up so that an electric
car mar be put on as soon as possible
Chie' of Police Miller today received a
telegrsm announcing the death att
Loms of his sister in-law, the wife of
George Miller. Joseph Miller. Mrs.
Ilenry Fisher and Peter Scberer will go
to St. louis to attend the funeral, which
wi l be ao'd S.turday afternoon.
At th s morning's session of the board
of tupervisora a resolution was pissed
instruct ng the sherifl to hereafter allow
notoba co, newspapers, cards orothtr
games tn reach the prisoners in tbe county
jail, and after some hearing of repoits
tbe boar 1 adj urned.
II n. Z. S. Cochran, who prei led over
ths house of the Illinois legislature at the
special session which fix d the World's
Fair appropriation, was in the city yes
terday for a few hours and Hon. E. W.
Hum introduced him to many of our
James Hi ob, a car cleaner at the Bur
lington depot, fell from a ladder on
which he was standing, and which slip-
Ded. at 1 Vflnrfe this mnrninn n 4
tained a f -acture of the left leg above tbe
ankle, tie broken bone nrrxrudinff
through the flesh. The sufferer was taken
to his borne in the pvr.U wigoa and the
There was a small fire at the residence
of Editor W P. Q iajle, of the Roc-k
Islander, on Thirteenth avenue near Elm
street about 6:80 o'clock Ust evening. It
was extinguished by a bucket btigade
of willing neighbors. The loss will
amount to about 100. It was caused
by a defective flue.
Capt. Tom Fu ler. tbe genial knit bt of
the ticket punch of the C , M. & St. P .
will leave Friday for Milwauke where he
will spend the Christmas lide among
friends filling out the folds of a fine
double-breasted silk vet which he has
received as a Christmas present fiora
lioppe, tbe tailor.
The taking of depositions in tbe dower
case of Mrs. Grace Divcnport vs. tbe
heirs of the late Bailey Divenpori is in
progress. Judge Wilkinson appearing for
the pttiiiouers and Messrs. Sweeney '&
Walker and Msj. H. C. Connelly and E.
E. Parmenler representing the heirs
Tue committee in charge of the sub
scription list for the sidewalk extension
into South Rock Island township have
the papers ready, and will circulate the
same in a few days. There is no beitt r
way that the township can demonstrate
its public si irit than in puaiog iu this
Gen. Flagler, chief of ordinance of the
array, will submit to' congress a special
estimate of about $300 00 I for complet
ing buildings now in course of construe
tion and two additional storehouses at
Rock Island. Gen. Flagler is most anx
ious to secure this appropriation during
the coming session in order 'hat he may
carry out his project of having field and
Siege carnages built at this arsenal. The
necessary j:Unt for this work w ill b
transferred from the Watertown (N" Y.)
arsenal. Chicago Tribune
STEVE ELKINS APPOINTED
IMaine's Bosom Friend Named for
Secretary of War.
Th i'reiditt Xaam the Ht Vir
einlnn for the Portfolio Today,
Washington, D-c. 17. The president
today nominated Stephen B. Elkins, of
West Virginia, to be secretary of war,
vice Redfield Proctor, resignel.
Call Dp Gilnore'a!
Families desiring pure kettle rendered
leaf lari for summer use cn have th. ir
jars orcans tilled by calling telephone
No 1.0O3, J. S. Gi m ire's pork touse.
Lit! far bale CBtap.
Four lots on Seventh avnup near E'm
street rr sale. Call at Tti.-ms' drug
"The day is done and the darkness
falls from the wing of nitht" and vet the
poet is not sU-eping well . In truth his
long look at the far off stars hit given
him neuralgia. VVbv. oh whv don't he
buy a bottle of Salvation Oii!
Surer fouodtt.ion cannot dr lid ti,.n
the real merit which is the tnli.i Koa. f..-
the nionumental success of Hooi's Sarsa-parilia.
Christmas slippers th Boston.
CYRUS W. FIELD SINKING.
The Degradation of Ilia Son la More Than
lie Cnn Stnml.
New York, Dec. 17. Cyrus W. Field ia
rapidly wasting away. The shook reKtilt
iiiit from the deftradiition which has over
taken his son, Edward M. Held, was too
severe for the ajred finniu ier in his weak
ened condition to withstand. His physi
cian, Dr. Fuller, says that he has now ist
all hojie of his patient's tilti.nate recovery.
Mr. Field will, however, in the opinion of
his physician, liiiKerseveral days. Xocall
ers were jarniitted to sef Mr. Field yester
day, even his lirotlnsr Winn turned away.
A ;al-sliii'(t tilrl Trim to Sulci. le.
Dktkoit, Dec. 17. Ma Anderson, a young
pirl from Galesbnrg, 111., went into the
bathroom of the Kldridw hotel in this city
Tuesday night, turned on the gas, and
prepared to die. She was discovered and
her life saved with great difficulty. She
was a nicmlM-rof the Victor Vaudeville
company, and her stage name is Jessie
Suit-trie or a Chicago Hanker.
GRAND K.rns, Mich., Dec. 17. llcny
M. Kingman, icf-president and ex-cashier
of the First National hank of Chicago, who
has iNfii sulTcrinjj from ill health for some
time commit teil suicide ysir.lay moru
inn by limiting, at the lcsidcuce of his
wife's cousin in hs city.
HtM-y hikI AI,iiiik I:xi'cm to Sctlle.
Nkw Yokk, Dec. 17.-The Kveninjt Tele
gram says; The famous (M f tl. a.I.mhb
Kxpress company, against the former piv.i
ident. John Jba-y, ho is charmti u it h tak
ing from the oinp.-iny t-Mn.om, j atMiut to
lx settled. Hy tonight tlm terms of the set
tlement wilt la- made puhlic.
Split on Ilie Lottery Ones! iin.
Baton Kui i.k. 1i.. Dec. 17.-The Di-m-otratic
state convention met here yester
day, and Colonel Lanier. tit i lottery man
ami chairman of the state central commii
to. refnscl to call it to order. He was lo
pal, and wit Inlrcw, taking all the anti
lottery men with him. They orj:aniz.sl a
convention of their own. and so did the lot
tery men. After oru'Mni.iiitf lioth conven
tions adjourned totry to ti.v matters.
A Happy Ohio Town.
FlNM.AT, O., D.-. 17-At the union
religious meeting at Van I.ue on Thanks
eivinK Day a collet tion was taken up for
the relief of the poor and needy. The
money was placed in the hands of a com
mittee of ladies, who now report that they
can find neither poor nor needy in that vii
lae or vicinity and don't know what to do
with the funds.
When looking for Xuas gifts, don'i
fail to stop in at
at.d inspect his line of hohd ty goods
which is Hlwajs the largest and best in
tbe city. While some competitors blow
anil bluster, bear in mind that J. Raroser
never misleads the public by sensational
advertisements, but has the goods, both
in quantity, quality and endless variety
to t-how tbe public at prices 'bat are nght".
and ptzz'e competitors. His line of gold
spectacles and optical goods is immense.
Clocks in endless Vurieties; solid silver
and pla'ed ware in innumeraHe st Its
and designs; more fancy stone rings titan
ad the other stocks in the city put to
gether. His stock of diamonds, com,
prising riuns, pendants and brooches, is
utifiurpss-able. His line of watches, in
cluding diamond studed. fancy vsr
iecatcd. raised gold, ornsmen'ed an1
plain. IS THE LARGEST IN THE
THREE CITIES. Call and he con
vinced. Remember the place,
1827 Second Avenue, Rock Island.
Annual Clearance Sale.
lMwten now and the first of
the year we shall follow our an
nual custom of closing out our
ftock as c ose as possible be
fore the first of January. Any
one thinking of purchasing a
piano or organ will cutainly
save mony jmi1 do well by rab
ipg on . Koy Bowlby, 1726
Voond avnue, Koek Island.
We guarantee irit es and t-rois
to suit those who wish to buy
for hoi day presents. VVc stM
famlie Hie out reliab'e Hallet
& Davis and Em-rson pianos,
which our house has liandled
continuously for 30 years tint
alone will recommend and our
New Scale Kimball piano is the
wonder of the musical age.
Call and gft prices: no tumble
to ebiw goods. We have on
hand a few good upnght pianos
wbich have been rented or sold
for concerts. We positively
guarantee to make prices on
6econd hand instruments that
will sell them to anyone who
watts a piano; we don't pro
pose to carry over the lirst of
J muary anything second-band.
Will sell on easy payments;
call early and get your choice
On Sale at
On the Dollar,
SAM ARXDT, Manas
172S Second avenue.
Carry the lews, a JOY to -Man
Express and iloving,
All order promptly attonlt-dto. Ctir-
euopoo .m.irKei equart
"We Must Unload Our Large Stock of
Dining and Parlor Tables.
asst. s-s (in mmsssSH
Antique oak high back dining chairs, cane seat rockers, easv
ch airs, fancy upholstered rockers, lounges and couches, carpets,
rugs and. table covers, a nice assortment; matresses, bedding
blankets and comforters, carpet sweepers, useful and ornamental;
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 many other useful and appropriate Holiday Gifts.
CASH OR CREDIT; AT CASH PRICES.
CHAS A MECK U BlS"lj Strce' DAVENPORT, IOWA. Telephone Xo. l'2l:
" " V g Open eyenlngs till 9 o'clock; Saturdays till 10. ,